Mother must die?

Mother must die?

It’s Halloween, and mother’s birthday, and sisters Jocasta and Jupiter are making their annual visit. 

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Chekhov’s tragicomedy in a bittersweet, multi-disciplinary new adaptation. 

Skin In The Game

Skin In The Game

The taught new thriller Skin In The Game opens the door on an inner-city Birmingham family in turmoil. 

Theatre On Tap

Theatre On Tap

‘Theatre On Tap’, is a play in a pub, made in a day. Three teams of women and nonbinary artists come together to make three all-new pieces of theatre, designed for a pub. Come and enjoy a pie and pint while the plays happen around you. 

The Recruiting Officer

The Recruiting Officer

In her article for the British Library on Restorations Comedy Diane Maybankobserves that “little can be gained from removing the plays from their historical settings”. This sentiment is completely borne out at the Red Lion Theatre in an adaptation by Charlie Ryall of George Farquhar’s The Recruiting Officer (1706), directed by Jenny Eastop for Mercurius Theatre that runs in rep with their other work, Indebted to Chance… 

Indebted To Chance.

Indebted To Chance.

Actor/scriptwriter Charlie Ryall leads an entertaining troupe of actors from Mercurius Theatre Company in her play Indebted to Chance at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Twenty first century prose is wrapped in eighteenth century style and costumes to reveal episodes from the life of Charlotte Charke over a period of three years from 1741… 

Let's Summon Demons

Let's Summon Demons

Let’s Summon Demons is a semi-immersive folk horror play in the round. It examines our attitudes to ritual, to revenge and to the uprising of female power. Can community lead to mob mentality? What are ghosts and demons and do they come from below or from within? If you stare into the abyss, can you come back?  

The Wolves of Erin

The Wolves of Erin

Northern Ireland, 1983. Full Moon. After Remus’ unit is ambushed in County Tyrone, he takes shelter in a barn. His companions for the night are Peter- who he believes took part in the ambush- and Mary the Chair- a local woman Peter accuses of being a werewolf… 

The Scare Slam

The Scare Slam

Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s fourth annual Scare Slam. 

The Teind

The Teind

The Teind: A personalised horror story, just for you. The interactive, choose-your-own-adventure story unfolds through daily interactions with characters over three weeks via email, text or social media, before a final face-to-face interaction… 

Fred Strangebone's Frankenstein In The Bin

Fred Strangebone's Frankenstein In The Bin

Fred Strangebone has created a monster… Inspired by the greatest horror story of all time with help from a grotesque buffoon, Fred wants to demonstrate his scientific and psychological discovery… 

Other People's Teeth

Other People's Teeth

  • Listing
  • Theatre
  • London Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 2nd - 15th Jul 2018

Balancing work and love is a struggle, but what if your job is killing people? A hitwoman is trying to reconcile these two aspects of her life. Just starting out in a new profession, she craves the respect of her experienced partner in crime... 

Is This Thing On?

Is This Thing On?

A difficult look at a physically and mentally abusive relationship, Is This Thing On? uses a mixture of physical theatre and words to take us on an uncomfortable journey through the history of a relationship... 

Really Want To Hurt Me

Really Want To Hurt Me

Exeter, 1984. How do you survive being gay at high school with only Culture Club, Eurythmics and Tears for Fears on your side? A funny and painfully honest solo performance about beating the bullies with the magic force fields of pop music and acting in school plays... 

Blackshaw's Scare Slam - at the London Horror Festival

Blackshaw's Scare Slam - at the London Horror Festival

Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s third annual Scare Slam. 

The Men Who Made Frankenstein

The Men Who Made Frankenstein

Whose bodies were used to create the monster of Frankenstein? No Exit meets Saw in this squirm-inducing twist on a horror classic. 1791: Edward and Margaret are condemned to hang... 

Sea Fret

Sea Fret

The division in our post-Brexit, post-truth Britain stems from the difference between people who can accept dramatic change, and those who cannot. I remember the words of one otherwise liberal leave voter: “Everything is just so different...