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Despite the dark nature of its subject and the eventual fate of its troubled creator, it's a work that contains humour and warmth as well as tremendous emotional power, all of them underlined in Venables' original and hard-hitting operatic version.
Shakespeare - comedy
Adapted and directed by Gavin McAlinden and set in modern music Festival culture; this is a radical reimagining of Shakespeare's tale of youth, love, sex, drugs, music, mistaken identity and bad trips!!
Two monologues highlighting the Mental Health challenges that confront Women in Contemporary Society, one a would be Global Superstar, and one a Minister of State.
This unique dinner installation destabilises our gaze and draws out our innermost contradictions as we become part of each performer's journey. A journey that will proclaim to the world - nobody is a piece of meat.
Shakespeare - comedy
Love blossoms among the trees as lovers Rosalind and Orlando are banished to the Forest of Arden. Together with shepherds and exiled courtiers they become enmeshed in a web of romance and deception.
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Growing up is hard and when a girl starts school and reveals her controversial sexuality her friends have a lot to laugh about. But when the jokes turn sour and the playful banter becomes bullying the group realise they have a lot to be sorry for.
Dean joined the Army, 'Danny' joined the Islamic State. One's from Leeds, the other's from London. Brought together in a holding cell in Northern Iraq, as captive and volatile guard.
Explores the highs and lows of falling in, and inevitably out, of love on the grimy streets of London town. Broken is a bawdy, bolshy ballad exploring humanity's greatest addiction.
Six extraordinary women, each wrestling with their own version of reality, live a dystopian and dysfunctional existence in the captivity of the sinister 'Mistress'.
Drawing on interviews with Iranian migrants, a powerful new production explores the blurry line between our identities as humans and ethnic types, and when we stop being seen as one or the other.
Meet Rumi, a British Pakistani woman who's referred to as a 'Coconut' (brown on the outside, white on the inside). When she meets Simon, a white guy, she hopes that his decision to convert to Islam will be enough to keep everyone happy.
Romance! Adventure! Murder! Aristocrat Eddie Spangler and valet Jeffrey must learn the meaning of these words and more in this new knockabout Edwardian comedy. Delight in their capers, mix-ups, and the dead bodies left in their wake.
Bridesmaids with less glamour, Women with less to say, A play with much less humour. Set in a toilet. It's 2am on some idle Friday. Six women collide in the only place for honesty … a club toilet.
Exhuming the little blue dress that launched the biggest media circus of a generation, this barbed spin on a political drama conjures the five women who collided in what became known as The Lewinsky Scandal.
Don Juan is remorseless, unrepentant and has a voracious libido. Sganarelle is clever, pious and ambitious. Set against the backdrop of the Venice Carnival, Don Juan is a black comedy that follows the last day of the legendary playboy's life.
Susie, a suburban Chicago teenager lives her life on the internet. However, when she meets someone online who convinces her to convert from Christianity to Islam, Susie finds herself arrested for conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.
It's 1987 and Frankie Vah gorges on love, radical politics, and skuzzy indie stardom. But can he keep it all down? Deals with love, loss and belief, against a backdrop of grubby indie venues and 80s politics.
John Robinson was a world-renowned free solo climber. Until he fell to his death at the age of 43. Eleven years later, his daughter Hazel discovers his old climbing journal.
A multilingual play fused with live music and dance that celebrates the early 20th century musical revolution, and the remarkable story of a talented musician who only ever craved control over her own fate.
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