[Cancelled] The House Never Wins

Dates and Times

Fri 17 - Sat 18 Apr 2020 at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£12/£10 (concession)

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Presented by Kill The Cat

Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea level rise. The Amazon is burning. Yet we keep going; drinking and partying like never before. In the casino we roll the dice as the planet collapses. A unique game based experience tackling eco-anxiety and humanitys inaction. 

“It’s like you’re being hit over and over again or like having eight alarm clocks in your bedroom. How is a human being meant to process this information?” – Caroline Hickman, University of Bath

Originally commissioned by Upstart Theatre as part of DARE Festival 2019.  Supported by Shoreditch Town Hall and Ovalhouse.

Reviews From Previous Work

★★★★★Upper Circle

★★★★★ – London Theatre 1  

“Totally human, and raw, and urgently, desperately necessary…one of the most uplifting and touching moments of theatre I have seen in a long time” – Upper Circle.

“Could well start a new movement in theatre” – (The PRSD). 


This performance will ask audience members to take part in a gambling role play.

Please be aware that audience members will be offered alcohol upon arrival to the performance. 


This performance contains apple bobbing.

If you have any other questions or enquiries that are not covered here please do get in touch by calling 0207 419 4841 or email James, our General Manager on [email protected].

About the company

Kill The Cat is an ongoing collaboration between theatre makers Madeleine Allardice and Dylan Frankland. They make work that is bold, witty and explores how performance interacts with audiences, creating a shared sense of community and play.  

Theatre Deli Resident Artists 2019/ The Bikeshed Theatre Graduate Company 2016-17. 

www.killthecattheatre.co.uk | Twitter: @KillTheCatCo | Instagram: @killthecattheatre #TheHouseNeverWins

Upcoming Performances

Fri 17 Apr, 2020
7:15 pm
Sat 18 Apr, 2020
7:15 pm