The Polar Bear (Is Dead)

Have you ever thought about what it means to lose something forever? Natalie and Daniele have made a silly show full of hope, about losing everything and being alone. It’s about all of those things, but essentially, it’s about the climate crisis.There will also be a fern, a polar bear and a conversation with Natalie’s…

Fatherhood

Being a father in the 21st century is complicated. Being the father of a young son of mixed South Indian, Turkish & Austrian heritage, even more so. Bringing together physical theatre rooted in the Indian performing artform Bharatanatyam and multilingual spoken text, Fatherhood explores the cultural & gender expectations on fathers and what it means to be responsible…

Nothing Happens (Twice)

Little Soldier Productions Nothing Happens (Twice) is a journey of discovery into the real meaning of success. Funny and anarchic, honest and touching, this deeply personal show asks if making theatre is such hard work, why do we keep on doing it, even when things go from bad to worse? It’s 2018 and Patricia and…

Dia-Beat-Es

“I’m DJ-Beat-es… and I do drugs.” Paul is a Type 1 Diabetic, and has been for 27 years. Paul is also a DJ, and has been for about 5 months. Both are challenging skills, a sequence of spinning multiple disks at any one time. Paul is not perfect at either. With Dia-Beat-es he hopes to…

Swimming Pools

A new project by Sleepwalk Collective Wrestling fearlessly with the demons of the early 21st century – rampant capitalism, toxic masculinity, internet boredom – Swimming Pools is about how we might live together in the blinding brightness of the future.  Across a series of imagined swimming pools, arranged like the ascending levels of a retro videogame, a…

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer

Altered Skin We all present different faces to the world, but some are more different than most. In this funny and visually stunning one-man show, Shane Shambhu reveals the secret life he kept from his school friends, growing up in the cultural melting pot of East London. Follow Shane’s transformation from ‘fat kid’ to international…

We’ve Got Each Other

We’ve Got Each Other by Paul O’Donnell The almost entirely imagined Bon Jovi Musical. With the modern jukebox musical traditionally comes a multi- talented cast, a live band (or orchestra if you are lucky), opulent sets and decadent costumes, extravagant dance routines, dramatic key changes and the odd hydraulic lift or two. We’ve Got Each…

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney Kardashian, an opera (kind of…) UK dates 2019 Battersea Arts Centre, London, 27 February – 2 March Axis Arts Centre, Crewe, 6 March HOME, Manchester, 7 – 9 March Kourtney Kardashian is a love/hate letter to outrageous luxury and artistic genius and also the joyous, dreadful punchline to a joke that’s worn so thin that you…

Outrage

Is there really no such thing as bad publicity? Let’s find out… It feels like the people who irritate us the most are the ones we all talk about, no matter how shocking they get. So, Uncanny Theatre have decided to beat them at their own game and have a go at being famous for…

PARTY

Lose yourself in the music. Dive into the darkness. Dance till death do us party.   PARTY is an immersive dance piece for unconventional spaces created by BEACHES, a collaboration between iara Solano (Basque Country, Spain) and Daniela Perez (Tocatins, Brazil). It is performed with an audience of 10 who are “plugged in” via wireless headphones and…