Look After Your Knees

A new solo performance by Funny Women finalist Natalie Bellingham that celebrates being human in all its banality, sprinkled with joy and ridiculousness. Through comedy, storytelling and movement, Natalie explores the pain and beauty of growing older, connecting and unravelling, holding on and letting go. It’s about what comes next. Created and performed by Natalie…

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, multilingual spoken text and sign languages, this dynamic and original new work explores the complexities of fatherhood across generations with humour and sensitivity. Centred…

The Polar Bear (Is Dead)

Have you ever thought about what it means to lose something forever? Someone you love? An entire species? Nat and Dani are the best of friends and also theatre makers. They were working on a show about the climate crisis when they were both hit by sudden and devastating tragedies, just as the world was…

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 28 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…

The Museum of Me

The Museum of Me is a brand new project celebrating the lives of ordinary people by creating individual museums with, for and about them. It’s a fun, personal and meaningful project that tells the story of each person through a collection of their objects and stories, offering a snapshot of the area they live in.…

Victoria Firth – The Butter Piece

In 2011 Victoria created THE BUTTER PIECE from an interest in female sexuality, the ‘invisible’ sexual responses of women and shame. In celebrating these reactions, the piece also considered how the female body is displayed, endurance and how we ‘manage’ our comfort with ourselves by engaging or disengaging with the materiality of our bodies. THE BUTTER PIECE was presented…

Hello

I’m Sarah-Jane Watkinson – an independent producer based in Birmingham working with companies in the UK and Spain, developing and touring contemporary, devised work. Photo: Kourtney Kardashian by Sleepwalk Collective. Credit: Isasi Foto

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…