Seldom Differ: Work in Progress

Seldom Differ: Work in Progress

Northern sketch lads Seldom Differ try out new ideas in this hour of multimedia character sketch comedy. 

Kitchen Underwear

Kitchen Underwear

How far can you push a sex metaphor, a romantic friendship, and questionable interior décor choices? When Ash and Zee move into their tiny Edinburgh apartment, they begin to navig… 

The South Of Somewhere Else

The South Of Somewhere Else

Join us for a journey like no other in ‘The South Of Somewhere Else,’ a captivating show that fuses the vibrant coastal cultures of the UK and Spain. 

The Strange Case of Dr Dillon

The Strange Case of Dr Dillon

From 1915 to 1940, Michael Dillon struggled against a world that insisted he was a girl. 

1,2,3. sh*t. that's my OCD.

1,2,3. sh*t. that's my OCD.

In a world full of ugliness, desperation and people touching you with dirty hands, OCD became Tina’s coping mechanism. 

Geneva Convention

Geneva Convention

“Because whatever has happened to humanity, whatever is currently happening, it is happening to us all. 

Locusts

Locusts

Orange Works is proud to present Locusts - a powerful new play exploring the impact of past traumas on present day life. 

Coffee After Therapy

Coffee After Therapy

All of us have been on our own respective journey individually, focusing on healing from heartbreak, trauma, loss and a rediscovery of self. 

That Witch Helen

That Witch Helen

The face that launched a thousand ships finally gets to speak. 

Karaoke at the S.U

Karaoke at the S.U

What’s worse than bumping into a terrible one-night stand? Meeting in the abortion clinic is probably up there. 

Dinner! Darlings! Dinner!

Dinner! Darlings! Dinner!

Welcome to the wonderful world of glamorous dining with ex Showgirl Sindy. 

The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

A girl called Lemon is looking for her lover, Cactus. 

2 Queers in Tears?

2 Queers in Tears?

This is not your regular love story. 

The Trials of Magnus Coffinkey

The Trials of Magnus Coffinkey

For what can you say to someone when their heart’s been cleft in two? Nothing. 

In an Alternate Universe, I Don't Want to Live in the UK

In an Alternate Universe, I Don't Want to Live in the UK

Catherine, who is from Hong Kong originally and now residing in the UK, is currently suffering from homesickness. 

Six Characters in Search of Pirandello

Six Characters in Search of Pirandello

Playwright Tim Coakley has created an interesting twist on Luigi Pirandello’s groundbreaking play, Six Characters in Search of an Author, with his latest work, Six Characters in … 

Plastic and Chicken Bones

Plastic and Chicken Bones

A tiny margin of error causes a future time traveller to end up in the present day and, as they await recovery, we learn about what brought them here – as well as the events that… 

Chopped Liver & Unions

Chopped Liver & Unions

Welcome to the East End of London. 

Magpie

Magpie

In a cell strewn with straw, Michael Murphy sits on a basic mattress, chalks up the days of imprisonment on the wall; looks in his notebook and scribbles in it with his pencil. 

2145

2145

2145 by Emma Kelly A road trip to the future where no one knows who’s in control. 

2145

2145

2145 by Emma Kelly. 

I Heart Michael Ball

I Heart Michael Ball

It’s the tenth bi-annual meeting of the Michael Ball Appreciation Society and Alex, their founder, has a special surprise to mark the occasion. 

I Heart Michael Ball

I Heart Michael Ball

It’s the 10th bi-annual meeting of the Michael Ball Appreciation Society and Alex, their founder, has a special surprise to mark the occasion. 

HóPe

HóPe

Written and performed by Giullianna Martinez, HóPe follows 2 interwoven storylines: a woman facing her mother’s blood cancer diagnosis and the life of Colombian revolutionary Po… 

HóPe

HóPe

Written and performed by Giullianna Martinez, HóPe follows 2 interwoven storylines: a woman facing her mother’s blood cancer diagnosis and the life of Colombian revolutionary Po… 

After All These Years

After All These Years

A comedy about the passing of time. 

After All These Years

After All These Years

A comedy about the passing of time. 

Safer

Safer

“If I hadn’t got out of my car that day, I would not, absolutely not be here strutting my rugby fit bear body, wearing f**k-right-off amazing dangly earrings on the streets of Hull… 

Safer

Safer

“If I hadn’t got out of my car that day, I would not, absolutely not be here strutting my rugby fit bear body, wearing f**k-right-off amazing dangly earrings on the streets of Hull… 

Testicle

Testicle

I was kicked in the testicle when I was 8 years old and didn’t tell anyone until I was 13. 

Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry, written by Sam Chittenden, is set in a future world in which people can’t touch. 

Testicle

Testicle

I was kicked in the testicle when I was 8 years old and didn’t tell anyone until I was 13. 

Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry, written by Sam Chittenden, is set in a future world in which people can’t touch. 

Days

Days

This 5-star Brighton Company is back with a brand new comedy eco-thriller In a future where the world is running out of energy, teams are looking for new ways to create power. 

Days

Days

This 5-star Brighton Company is back with a brand new comedy eco-thriller In a future where the world is running out of energy, teams are looking for new ways to create power. 

God on High

God on High

Tulip, a young, free-spirited vicar, whose debt-ridden church is on the brink of closure, is looking for a miracle. 

God on High

God on High

Tulip, a young, free-spirited vicar, whose debt-ridden church is on the brink of closure, is looking for a miracle. 

I AM HOME

I AM HOME

I am Home is a hard hitting verbatim piece, focusing on the perspectives of those who are living or have lived the homeless experience. 

I AM HOME

I AM HOME

I am Home is a hard hitting verbatim piece, focusing on the perspectives of those who are living or have lived the homeless experience. 

The Loop

The Loop

‘What exactly can I do with this? How can this work? My head is very– It’s so complicated. 

The Loop

The Loop

‘What exactly can I do with this? How can this work? My head is very– It’s so complicated. 

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

We have more than likely at some point in our lives, heard of music hall star Marie Lloyd. 

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

Marie Lloyd Stole My Life

The Victorian Music Hall: Discrimination, sexual exploitation, domestic violence and press intrusion. 

Macbeth: The Musical

Macbeth: The Musical

“Is this a real knife? Is this just fantasy?” Enjoy Shakespeare’s spooky tragedy like never before, as six actors deploy wittily rewritten pop classics, uproariously silly com… 

Macbeth: The Musical

Macbeth: The Musical

“Is this a real knife? Is this just fantasy?” Enjoy Shakespeare’s spooky tragedy like never before, as six actors deploy wittily rewritten pop classics, uproariously silly com… 

Damien

Damien

The story of Father Damien de Veuster, the leper priest of Molokai and patron saint of outcasts. 

A Bit of a Carry On

A Bit of a Carry On

‘Darling Buds of May’ actor Tyler Butterworth tells the funny, moving and unashamedly nostalgic story of his much-loved parents, the nation’s first female TV impressionist Janet … 

A Bit of a Carry On

A Bit of a Carry On

‘Darling Buds of May’ actor Tyler Butterworth tells the funny, moving and unashamedly nostalgic story of his much-loved parents, the nation’s first female TV impressionist Janet … 

Bad Clowns: Invasion

Bad Clowns: Invasion

For many years the Bureau for Alien Defence has kept the world safe from extra-terrestrial threats. 

Bad Clowns: Invasion

Bad Clowns: Invasion

For many years the Bureau for Alien Defence has kept the world safe from extra-terrestrial threats. 

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

“Today I killed a man. 

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

“Today I killed a man. 

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Alex Grey, funeral director and functioning alcoholic, has found himself suffering from a grave depression and a sense of low self-esteem. 

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Alex Grey, funeral director and functioning alcoholic, has found himself suffering from a grave depression and a sense of low self-esteem. 

Wild

Wild

WILD by Jenna Kamal. 

Wild

Wild

WILD by Jenna Kamal. 

I Heart Michael Ball

I Heart Michael Ball

It’s the tenth bi-annual meeting of the Michael Ball Appreciation Society and Alex, their founder, has a special surprise to mark the occasion. 

Paler, Still

Paler, Still

‘Paler, Still’ by Oonagh Wall (written in collaboration with the company). 

Paler, Still

Paler, Still

‘Paler, Still’ by Oonagh Wall (written in collaboration with the company). 

Prison Dialogues

Prison Dialogues

‘Prison Dialogues’ consists of interweaving male and female dialogues set in the everyday of prison. 

Love and Money

Love and Money

Dennis Kelly is one of the UK’s most extraordinary and original writers working today. 

Love and Money

Love and Money

In our world of fast fashion, the buy-now-pay-later mentality fed to us by banks like Klarna and the rising cost of living, Dennis Kelly’s Love and Money will truly resonate with… 

Appetite Everywhere

Appetite Everywhere

For women, says the philosopher Susan Bordo, hunger is the most insistent craving and pre-eminent source of their anger and frustration. 

Like You

Like You

Six people, five stories, one truck. 

Duty

Duty

When a Nigerian family moves to London, it’s a far cry from the life they’d hoped for. 

Duty

Duty

Duty is both fabulously simple and incredibly clever, shining the light on complex issues with deep and sympathetic understanding yet offering no glib answers. 

Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom

Shakespeare’s best loved clown, Bottom, is reimagined in Fresh Life Theatre’s new one-man show. 

Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom

Shakespeare’s best loved clown, Bottom, is reimagined in Fresh Life Theatre’s new one-man show. 

Prison Dialogues

Prison Dialogues

‘Prison Dialogues’ consists of interweaving male and female dialogues set in the everyday of prison. 

Strode's College Final Performance

Strode's College Final Performance

Strode’s College Performing Arts students will be performing Extremism by Anders Lustgarten. 

A Steady Rain

A Steady Rain

Biilled as a dark duologue between two Chicago policemen and you would be forgiven for thinking that A Steady Rain might be categorised as 'niche' theatre. 

Damien

Damien

“Damien is one of the Fringe’s hidden treasures: a 40-year-old script, a masterful solo performance and a story that’s both shocking and inspirational. 

Elephant of My Heart: Interactive Children's Workshop

Elephant of My Heart: Interactive Children's Workshop

A wonderfully inventive join-in musical workshop for children. 

Sexual Fears of a Modern Day Virgin

Sexual Fears of a Modern Day Virgin

Kids these days! No one knows what they’re up to. 

The Sorries

The Sorries

With guitars, bodhrans and mandolin in hand, The Sorries sing, play and banter their way through a selection of traditional songs from Scotland and beyond. 

Five Card Stud

Five Card Stud

If the clients play nice, male escorting can be a pretty sweet gig. 

A Way of Seeing

A Way of Seeing

A double-bill of intimately presented contemporary dance, story and film, exploring the perception and experience of shared memory. 

'Sweethearts' and 'The Hooligan' by W. S. Gilbert

'Sweethearts' and 'The Hooligan' by W. S. Gilbert

Two masterly and unfairly neglected short plays by W. 

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

‘Venter’-To speak. 

Alfie

Alfie

“You gotta live for yourself in this life. 

The Ruffian on the Stair

The Ruffian on the Stair

A young man says he’s just looking for a place to stay, but he’s got sex, violence and revenge on his mind. 

Youth

Youth

An original play. 

He Gave Me Heroin by James Aden

He Gave Me Heroin by James Aden

A new play by James Aden. 

The Bald Prima Donna

The Bald Prima Donna

Typically English Mr Smith is wearing English slippers, smoking an English pipe and reading an English newspaper. 

Polly by Seth Jones

Polly by Seth Jones

Performed previously to North London audiences by writer Seth Jones, Polly tells the story of Benjamin, a down-on-his-luck toymaker who begins to love his favourite creation (Polly… 

Hella Granger: Superstar

Hella Granger: Superstar

An audience with Hella Granger, a white soul diva. How a simple Brooklyn girl became a global superstar. Her life, her loves, sex, drugs and soul music. 

Damien by Aldyth Morris

Damien by Aldyth Morris

The story of Fr Damien, leper priest and patron saint of outcasts. 

What is Normal, Anyway?

What is Normal, Anyway?

A Trio of plays exploring ‘normality’. 

Creative Kidzone @ The Lantern

Creative Kidzone @ The Lantern

A week of workshops for young creatives: Write and Draw Your Own Storybook 24th @ 10. 

ACT Kids Theatre Festival

ACT Kids Theatre Festival

A short festival of four fantastic plays for young people performed by young actors over three nights. 

A Fresh Start (for Peter Russo)

A Fresh Start (for Peter Russo)

Every song tells a story. 

Loot by Joe Orton

Loot by Joe Orton

Peak into this perfect postcard of a play, following the McLeavy family deep in mourning. 

Larry by Mark Burgess

Larry by Mark Burgess

It’s 1975 and Laurence Olivier begins the day in his New York hotel suite. 

Troublesome People by Jill Haas

Troublesome People by Jill Haas

A punchy, pertinent and striking production, character led drama ‘Troublesome People’ examines the Second World War through the lens of Jewish Refugees and Conscientious Objectors … 

An Audience with Henry VIII

An Audience with Henry VIII

His Majesty does not have syphilis. 

Ground Control to Major Tom

Ground Control to Major Tom

Every other Saturday since his fifth birthday, Tom, the beautifully honest puppet, takes a trip to the Science Museum. 

Tell Me You Love Me

Tell Me You Love Me

‘Tell Me You Love Me’ explores what life with an alcoholic parent can be like through the eyes of Kath’s daughter, Sam. 

You Before Me

You Before Me

“I know it’s harsh but I can’t imagine her ever being cool or sexy or anything”. 

Submission

Submission

A dark comedy about isolation and internal conflict. 

Charm el Sheikh & Small World (2 Short Plays)

Charm el Sheikh & Small World (2 Short Plays)

Charm el Sheikh: Two women alone on holiday in an Egyptian resort find their worlds collide in the most unimaginable way. 

Contractions by Mike Bartlett

Contractions by Mike Bartlett

What kind of society are we now living in? The Apprentice may be the ‘job interview from hell’ but the polite sadism of the nameless female functionary in ‘Contractions’ gives us t… 

Crackers Strikes Again

Crackers Strikes Again

Mr Crackers the naughty professor is at it again. 

Dark Dates: An Audience with Cassandra Bick

Dark Dates: An Audience with Cassandra Bick

Cassandra Bick is your average London girl who happens to run a dating agency for vampires, and suddenly finds herself getting an awful lot of attention when someone starts killing… 

The Positive Hour

The Positive Hour

Seven people seeking happiness, most deluded and some heading for self destruction.