Beats North

Beats North

“Being a DJ is like being a storyteller,” we are told at the opening of Beats North, a heartfelt celebration and exploration of the powers of music. This performance highlights how you can trace your life through the series of songs that accompany you through it... 

Dead To Me

Dead To Me

A man has come to see a psychic. She tells him he has a gift. He is sceptical at first, but week after week he returns to see her. Tessa Parr puts on a charming performance as the kooky psychic... 

Lungs

Lungs

A couple are thinking about having a baby, but want to make sure they’re doing it for the right reasons. But is there such a thing as a ‘right reason’ for having a baby? In Lungs, a well-educated, progressive and well-meaning man and woman overthink the implications of bringing a child into this world as their personal dreams and fears get enmeshed in political, environmental and social considerations... 

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

You’ll have to excuse me for saying this, but Every Brilliant Thing is, quite simply, brilliant. There is no other word to describe it. A story of depression, love and loss stretching across the course of a lifetime, this solo show is both devastatingly sad and incredibly uplifting, leaving the audience laughing through their tears and crying through their laughter... 

Britannia Waves the Rules

Britannia Waves the Rules

Britannia Waves the Rules, presented by Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre, is a brilliant play. The pop-up 'state of the art amphitheatre' of Roundabout @ Summerhall is the perfect setting for this dynamic, physical piece... 

Show 6

Show 6

Show 6 is Secret Theatre’s latest production of Mark Ravenhill’s new script. It follows the life of a boy, the son of rich parents, who accidentally discovers that he is adopted,and that his natural parents were leftist activists fighting for the liberation of the workers... 

Hibrow In-Conversations

Hibrow In-Conversations

Two surprise guests each week chat on stage about life, art, the festival and everything else. Hibrow showcase the arts online: world-class names from theatre, music, dance, film and literature... 

The Initiate

The Initiate

It is almost worth going to see The Initiate for the theatre space alone. Well-renowned theatre company Paines Plough have a mission to bring theatre to areas that do not usually get to experience it in their own area... 

Our Teacher is a Troll

Our Teacher is a Troll

Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny - until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp gnarly fangs and a long spiky tail… Can the twins save the school from the child-eating troll? Can they get brussels sprouts in peanut butter taken off the menu? And most importantly, can naughtiness prevail? Be outrageously entertained in this colourfully comic show from the writer of award-winning West End hit Matilda the Musical...