Shows at London theatres
London Fringe - Drama
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Ella is popular, addicted to social media, Queen of the Selfie, and mixed race. But after one of her videos goes viral, Ella finds herself at the centre of a social media storm that leads to a family meltdown.
The story of four men who clean up the aftermath of rail suicides. It is about the slippery reality of mental health and the inability to communicate issues.
Inspired by real stories of women working in street prostitution, A Cracked Plaster Sky tells the irreverent and painfully amusing story of Grace, and the voice inside her head.
It is a fine day in May, 1953. A work-obsessed diplomat based in Paris makes a rare visit to his mother in Dorset. He is disconcerted to find an old childhood friend also visiting with her children, her life now blighted by scandal.
There are blackouts. No one knows what's causing them. Now Steph and Bell, a schoolgirl and barmaid, have to search for their missing friend, until the outside world starts infecting the theatre that stands around them.
The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are astonished to read an advert in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the home of Letitia Blacklock.
Clare, A young woman at university happens upon an English translation of a play written by Hitler's favourite playwright and it upsets her entire world view. She can't help but see strong parallels in how the media was manipulated then, and now.
TumbleDry Theatre present three classic horror stories from three great writers: Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart", Charles Dickens' "The Signal Man" and Mary Shelley's "The Mortal Immortal".
A senior police officer responsible for co-ordinating the policing on the ground during the Battle of Lewisham in the 1970's is forced to confront his own values and attitude to race.
Mike Dunhill is a quiet man. A typical introvert. He lives a life of seemingly quiet solitude. But something is off.
Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches. Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way.
Tells the story of a celebrated warrior, cursed with madness for disrespecting the gods. After a night of violent hallucinations, she is awoken to find her friends, lover, and child cowering from her in fear and shame.
In the ruins of a garden in rural England, in a house which was once a home, one woman searches for seeds of hope.
Joanne and Lisa were like sisters. Then Lisa got away. Now she's back, but the ghosts from their past still haunt her. Amy just wants to belong. Tells the story of the girls that slip through the cracks.
Two friends, talking (and singing) about what happens when we die, how we think about dying, and how some of us might be brought back.
Syria, 2014: there's a siege as fierce as Stalingrad. ISIS, having steam-rollered through Iraq, expect to take the town easily. But the citizens have found a heroine: a crackshot sniper, with 100 kills to her name. She's the Angel of Kobane.
Anna is enchanting and admired but empty - until a chance encounter throws her into emotional turmoil and a scandalous affair. Contrasting with the tale of destructive love is the story of Levin, an idealistic man striving to finding meaning in life.
She's standing in what used to be her bedroom. She's come back to reclaim what she buried. The car waits outside. On debt, eviction, childhood, and the thing under the floorboards. On what remains, long after you've paid it off.
The Berlin Wall has fallen. Germany has reunited. And in Belsize Park, Otto Huberman is listening to recordings of himself playing Brahms, when he is interrupted by a visitor who will turn his life upside down.
Tells the story of three families trapped in a waterlogged holiday cottage over summer. The children are bored. The adults are down the pub. So far so normal.
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