What’s On

A woman in a red sequin dress lies on top of a Union Jack flag surrounded by beer cans and red balloons.
Tue 14 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Annie Lowry Thomas

An exploration of personal and political comedowns growing up in the aftermath of New Labour, After Party reimagines possible parties from the past, present and future in a new autobiographical performance.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Tue 14 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Edith Alibec

A family of famous circus artists flee communist Romania for the promise of a better life in the West, knowing they can’t ever return home. The youngest daughter tells her candid, funny and bittersweet story of growing up on the road, without knowing what home is.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Nude woman straddles table tearing open beef mince over her breasts. She is white with a curly, brunette ponytail falling over the right side of her face. Her eyes are wide open and her face is grimacing. Her hands are in fists around the meat and some of the mince is falling from her chest, over her stomach, and down to the table that she is straddling. The left side of her body is in shadows. The table has a shiny, black tarpaulin over it. There is a microphone pointing at her from her left. Behind her is a black curtain and a black and white sign that reads ‘DIY SPACE LONDON’.
Wed 15 Sep, 2021

Presented by: ELOINA

9-years-old girls are receiving surgery to change the shape of their labia ON THE NHS. HIGH STEAKS is a riotous rebellion against this, celebrating all shapes, sizes and colours of labia.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Thu 16 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Lydia Hirst

Arrested and kicked out of France, this is a show about the misadventures of a comedian in the Calais Jungle. Like Orwell with jokes, techno and vodka. 'One to watch' (Chortle.co.uk).

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Thu 16 Sep, 2021

Presented by: CB4 Theatre

What do we do when our heroes let us down, and the people who make our favourite art turn out to be Very Bad Boys?

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Fri 17 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Zoo Indigo

Zoo Indigo search for their European identity: citizenship catwalks to live music in a provocative and humorous exploration of cultural heritage to grieve loss of home and the Eurovision song contest.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Sat 18 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Process Theatre

‘Things We Do Not Know’ explores the lives of women street sex working in Bristol - combining documentary-theatre, music, movement, and verbatim performance to tell true stories of crisis to community.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Sat 18 Sep, 2021

Presented by: YESYESNONO

A show about the future. A show about despair and hope and everything in between. A show performed the gathered audience. A work-in-progress of a new show by YESYESNONO.

Tickets £8

Mon 20 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Various Artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Close up of woman looking surprised with an elongated nose
Tue 21 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Charlotte McShane

Is honesty really the best policy? A one-woman show about the intentional false statements we make and whether they're doing us any good.

Tickets £8

A person in a white boiler-suit lays on plastic sheeting with their face covered by a white cloth.
Tue 21 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Philip Stanier

Have you ever wanted to murder someone? Hypothetically of course. No one specific, just to see if you could?... Here’s your chance.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Wed 22 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Aaron Kilercioglu and Bilal Hasna

For a Palestinian is a play about Eurovision, Jaffa cakes, diaspora and belonging.

Tickets £8

Wed 22 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Tommaso Giacomin & Hannah Moss

Self(ish) Love navigates the foundations and values of the self-love movement to determine what it really means to love yourself in the age of Instagram, carbon-offsetting and turmeric lattes.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 23 Sep, 2021

Presented by: The Vandens Karta Ensemble

Movement, clowning, song and the spoken word collide in this haunting ode to womanhood. A devised exploration of the struggle for acceptance in both religious and non-religious institutions.

Tickets £8

A pink slug sitting in a pile of duvet, "THE SLUG SHOW" in pink brushstroke on the left.
Thu 23 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Goo

The Slug Show is a solo tragicomedy that presents a sluggish life at the intersection of autism, queerness and migration while examining the performativity of being normal.

Tickets £8

A woman with red nail varnish and long brown hair grimaces in a posh blue gown against a decaying wall which has green paint peeling.
Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Ellandar Productions & Denise Stephenson

Hey Melania, where are you? Once a tabloid dream now no one cares. A darkly comic fairy - tale about the fascination and lure of masculine power and the women who submit all.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Demonic versions of the girlband SHUGA FIXX standing in front of a large glowing blue symbol of an eye inside a pyramid.
Fri 24 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Guttersnipe Theatre & Poppy Pedder

Shuga Fixx vs. The Illuminati. One Girlband vs. The Satanic Inner Circle. A satirical black comedy with original pop bangers, uber-femme-trash costume and ancient lizards.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Sat 25 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Ant Lightfoot

A work-in-progress exploring queerness, the lesser-known "fawning" trauma response, neurodivergence, a Zoom call with God and a desperate need to be held, cradled and cared for by a mother.

Tickets £8

Sat 25 Sep, 2021

Presented by: PLAYTEST

Welcome to RightCare Intelligence. You are about to take part in a series of tests with our human research department. Your generous participation will help us build the artificial carers of all of our futures.

Tickets £8

Sat 25 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Jack Boal

Thatcher-Rite is a work-in-progress where the audience are invited to have Tea with Margaret Thatcher to help her navigate the world of the afterlife.

Tickets £8

Sun 26 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Speaks of Rivers

Adventure through a city transformed by young Taaliyah’s vibrant imagination, featuring puppetry, poetry and physical theatre, The Fourteenth Stop is an uplifting interactive experience for all the family.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Mon 27 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Various Artists

An explosive night of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Tue 28 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Maz Hedgehog

Let Me Count the Ways is a solo show about intimacy, boundaries and healing. It’s a poetic meditation on learning to love yourself in loving and being loved by others.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

Tue 28 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Artistic Rebellion

A devised one-woman musical investigating capitalism, climate change and happiness, while seeking to do the impossible: talk about economics whilst keeping you entertained!

Tickets £8

Wed 29 Sep, 2021 to Thu 30 Sep, 2021

Presented by: whatsitsface

Jeremy doesn’t know he has an addiction. The search for the perfect guy backfires and sends his world into a downwards spiral. Is sexual liberation a double edged sword?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

A mixed race woman in a football shirt cheering
Wed 29 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Hannah Kumari and WoLab

A mix of text, dance and a healthy dose of 90s nostalgia, ENG-ER-LAND explores what it means to grow up feeling different and asks what makes a typical football supporter in Britain today.

Tickets £12 (£10 concession)

teenager stares into camera with attitude, sat in noughties bedroom. Right: young woman poses through hatch in mid-1900s.
Thu 30 Sep, 2021

Presented by: Sophie Bentinck and Noa Wagner

Ever read your grandmother’s suicide note? Sophie has. Join her hilariously honest adventure unpacking 50 years of family silence to ask ‘Mum, can we talk about this?’

Tickets £8

Fri 1 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Hamish Macdougall

In 2019 Hamish lost his Father. In 2020 Boris Johnson said we were all in an Alpine Tunnel. In lockdown Hamish wondered what this tunnel looked like and he made his own. You are invited to enter the tunnel.

Tickets £8

Fri 1 Oct, 2021

Presented by: G&T Theatre

Follow social media influencer and trendsetter Slag of the Dump as she uncovers the truth about the fast fashion industry’s exploitation of our planet and the people living on it

Tickets £8

Sat 2 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Second Circle Theatre

Sisters Flora and Megan are making a show. About their family. They’re scared of what you might think but they’re doing it anyway. A semi-autobiographical show about divorce, self-expression and loss.

Tickets £8

Sat 2 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Forest Sounds

A show for everyone endlessly copying and pasting their CV into haunted Microsoft Word job application documents at 23:59 on your bedroom floor eating a bag of popcorn the size of a child for dinner.

Tickets £8

Thu 7 Oct, 2021 to Sat 9 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Guido Garcia Lueches in association with Mariana Malena Theatre Co

An actor from Latin America tries to find his place in the UK theatre scene, all funny accents and salsa rhythms. At what point does the stereotype start playing him?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.), special £8 conc. for Latin Americans

Tue 12 Oct, 2021 to Wed 13 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Aliki Chapple in association with LittleMighty

One internet thread. Two actors. 666 Comments. In October 2010 cartoonist Gabby Schulz posted a comic strip on his website. It was about online sexism. What could possibly go wrong?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 12 Oct, 2021 to Wed 13 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Gobscure

A 'support worker' said "what dya need books for yr homeless?". Here's our revenge. Thirteen years of reading, graduating from the open university. A highly visual performance 'rewriting the future'.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 14 Oct, 2021 to Sat 16 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Sarah Richardson in association with SJ Woods

Lucy is unassuming, average and awkward. And when it comes to sex, what she lacks in experience, she makes up for in curiosity. GirlPlay is an exploration of love and sex spun out in slam.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sun 17 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Ambriel Productions in association with Purple Moon Drama

Set against the backdrop of the Rhodes Must Fall movement at Oxford University, Essentially Black looks at what happens when race and elite universities collide

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 19 Oct, 2021 to Sat 30 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Daisy Hale and Matty May

Matty May was conceived during a drunken one-night stand on his Nan’s settee in July 1988, he has since tried to kill himself three times, if you love him, this show might hurt.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 27 Oct, 2021 to Thu 28 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Serena Ramsey

Oi oi! Serena Ramsey is back navigating her way through the explosive world of abandonment, cults, and Mammy issues. Expect witchcraft, iconic dance numbers, Greggs, and lots of Newcastle Brown Ale.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 29 Oct, 2021 to Sat 30 Oct, 2021

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

A work-in-progress for a brand new future-cult musical that is not called ‘Don’t Look Over Here, Andrew Lloyd Webber’ but for legal reasons is currently called ‘Don’t Look Over Here, Andrew Lloyd Webber’

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 9 Nov, 2021 to Wed 10 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Rowan Rheingans

A bold heartfelt fusion of courageous storytelling and original songs. The joy, pain and complexity of a true family story from 1940’s Germany are unravelled in this intimate, gig - theatre immersion.

Tickets £15/12 (conc.)

Thu 11 Nov, 2021 to Sat 13 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Tom Cassani and Peader Kirk

I Promise You That Tonight ...we will walk on broken glass as if it were sand beneath our feet and we will put our hands into fire but not leave a mark.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 11 Nov, 2021 to Sat 13 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Russeni Fisher

A story of two friends on a night out in London, with spoken word poetry at the forefront of the dialogue.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 16 Nov, 2021 to Thu 18 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Hannah Ringham and Sue MacLaine

A work-in-progress whose ideas are nascent, combustible, reckless, funny, violent, and the product of a new collaboration between Hannah Ringham & Sue MacLaine who will be onstage together and apart.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 16 Nov, 2021 to Wed 17 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Liv Ello

An anti-drag solo show from Liv Ello bringing together a subversion of preconceived ideas of gender, a touch of surrealism, and a strong distaste for all that is binary and bourgeois!

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

A man's head floating in centra of galaxy
Thu 18 Nov, 2021 to Sat 20 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Richard Popple

Richard’s Uncle Tony is an eccentric, introvert. An ‘ideas’ man. Whilst adapting one of these ideas, Richard inadvertently delves into their relationship and the roots of their shared loneliness.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 23 Nov, 2021 to Sat 27 Nov, 2021

Presented by: BAP!

Armed with a state education, a karaoke machine and a dance mat, an unrehearsed guest performer takes a nostalgic romp through the last 20 years of education and pop music.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 23 Nov, 2021 to Thu 25 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Frankie Thompson

'Acclaimed clown’ Frankie Thompson presents a brand-new electric, satirical comedy. Part performative essay, part clown show, part animal documentary and part drag manifesto investigating of the scandalous sex lives of politicians past and present!

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 29 Nov, 2021

Presented by: Barrel Organ

LIVE is back. At its old stomping ground. Expect a night of daring work, giving emerging, under-represented artists a chance to test new material before a live audience.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Tue 30 Nov, 2021 to Wed 1 Dec, 2021

Presented by: Tania Camara

A semi-autobiographical solo about being a successfully educated black woman within western society, Oreo interrogates racial micro-aggressions and their effect on mental health within private and public personas.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 2 Dec, 2021 to Fri 3 Dec, 2021

Presented by: TomYumSim

A subversive interrogation of truth, inspired by Instagram wellness influencer and cancer “survivor” Belle Gibson. Mixing social media experiments with live performance, Simone explores influencer culture and our obsession with crafting “authentic” versions of ourselves online.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 2 Dec, 2021 to Fri 3 Dec, 2021

Presented by: Nat Norland

Dreamsick aims to answer timeless questions: what did the angel say? Could a Californian draughtsman read the future? Did our dreams go wrong? Can a person become a building live onstage?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)