Untold Stories New Writing Festival

London theatre news: Wednesday 17 October 2018

New performance - New writing

Untold Stories New Writing Festival will head to The Pleasance, Islington this Autumn with a collection of diverse new plays - from 10 to 11 November.
Untold Stories New Writing Festival - Autumn 2018

Image courtesy Untold Stories Festival

Untold Stories New Writing Festival heads to The Pleasance this Autumn on 10 and 11 November 2018.

This latest outing follows in the foosteps of a sold festival at The Arcola Theatre earlier this year, and a hugely successful year at SLAM Kings Cross in 2017, where 24 new plays were staged over four festivals to sell out audiences and critical acclaim.

Once again, Untold Stories will present a collection of diverse new plays by some of the most exciting and up and coming theatre makers and playwrights, featuring highlights from 2017, the best of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, international artists from Iceland and the US, and debuts from existing artists.

Here's the line-up:

Stevie by Rebecca Jones

Noah has spent his life in a wheelchair, but that hasn't stopped him having sporting dreams 

Simply Siblings by Shobu Kapoor

Jay turns up with a huge surprise for Suni. Unfortunately, she's got one for him too and it isn't pretty. A brother-sister story, fired in the ovens of memory.

The System by Kirsty Osmon

A dramatic social commentary following the lives of four Londoners struggling to overcome the systems that bind them.  Can you possibly succeed with nothing but the triumph of human spirit?

Percy by Tom Collinson

Percy, a shop assistant in his fifties, has devoted his life to the store. Will his loyalty be enough to save his future? 

Miss Irrelevant by Jeff Stolzer

A woman goes to a book signing and confronts a retired football star about a sexual encounter they had years earlier. This is the play's UK debut.

I'll be Along D'reckly by Mark Lindow

Grandpa Tony knows things have changed for the youth in Cornwall, but does his grandson really need to hear about it as he's being driven to the church?

Hamotzi by Emma Zadow

The Old World haunts Jewish-Russian immigrant Rochalle as she takes her first steps into the New World of America at the start of the 20th Century.

The Edge of You by Rebecca Robin

From the outside, James and Grace seem the perfect couple. But what about from the inside? A new play that exposes the gaps between what we think and what we say.

Tickets are from £10 to £12 - booking link and box office phone number below.


Pleasance London

Carpenters Mews

North Road

London N7 9EF


10 to 11 November 2018

5pm, 8pm



Box Office: 020 7609 1800


Pleasance London

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