What’s On

Wed 25 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Various speakers

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the persistence – or resurgence – of class inequality in the arts, asks what can be done about it, and proposes some radical solutions.

Tickets Pay what you can

Wed 25 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Holly Beasley-Garrigan

An unreliable solo show about the fetishisation of the feral female - about working class women and the trouble with 90’s nostalgia

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 26 Apr, 2018 to Fri 27 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Beats & Elements

A new show that explores why we need safe clean homes for all, told through beats and songs, using living looping and beatboxing

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Thu 26 Apr, 2018 to Fri 27 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Catherine Hoffmann

Hoffmann's acclaimed rallying cry for times of brutal cuts and disparity - a solo account of shame and poverty from a personal perspective - returns to CPT

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Sat 28 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Scottee

Joined by working class artists, thinkers and fakers Scottee & guests explore what it means to grow up on a council estate and who creates the definitions of working class identity

Tickets £10

Sat 28 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Kelly Green

Part lecture, come Hen Party, with a sprinkling of a conference and the grittiness of a squat rave, CHAV is a timely comment on working class female identity.

Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)

Mon 30 Apr, 2018

Presented by: Pat Ashe and Thomas Martin

Explore the intersection between performance and play at this friendly, accessible evening of experiments.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Tue 1 May, 2018 to Thu 3 May, 2018

Presented by: Hannah Maxwell

Utilising queer theory, degree-level practice-based research and a showstopper of a smile, I, AmDram minds the gap between the identities we assert and the worlds we leave; all through the musty vibrancy of amateur dramatics.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc)

Tue 1 May, 2018 to Wed 2 May, 2018

Presented by: Flip The Bird Theatre

Over the course of an unusual evening, two women stumble into an unfiltered interrogation of what it means to be a contemporary woman.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Thu 3 May, 2018 to Fri 4 May, 2018

Presented by: Ray Filar

A tale of gender fluidity told in electro-punk form. Expect songs, spoken word, strip-tease, and possibly some surprise guests.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Fri 4 May, 2018 to Sat 5 May, 2018

Presented by: Testament in association with LittleMighty

Expect beatboxing, spoken word, storytelling and hiphop classics as the twin juggernauts of feminism and hiphop collide.

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Sat 5 May, 2018

Presented by: Matt Miller and Peader Kirk

Writer, performer and cross-dresser Matt Miller attempts to escape the rules of what we can or cannot be but encounters new sets of rules in the search for self-definition.

Tickets £8 (work in progress)

Tue 8 May, 2018 to Sat 12 May, 2018

Presented by: Rachael Young

Rachael and her badass band of super-humans embrace Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in this explosive new performance, in which live music and intergalactic visions kick-start a revolution

Tickets £12 / 10 (conc.)

Tue 8 May, 2018 to Wed 9 May, 2018

Presented by: Urielle Klein Mekongo & China Plate

Based a true story, Yvette is a one-woman show with original music about a stolen childhood and growing up with a secret.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 10 May, 2018 to Fri 11 May, 2018

Presented by: pink suits

A brand-new performance from poli-rock duo pink suits exploring fantasy, sexuality and gender identity.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 15 May, 2018 to Thu 17 May, 2018

Presented by: YESYESNONO

With live music and video artistry, award-winning company YESYESNONO present [insert slogan here]: a fevered excavation of adverts, objects and memory.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 15 May, 2018 to Thu 17 May, 2018

Presented by: Olly Hawes

Masculinity, capitalism, fiction and reality all blur in this genre bending performance that is funny, unsettling, and always on the cusp of anarchy.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 18 May, 2018 to Sat 19 May, 2018

Presented by: Be Aware Productions

Through song and shamelessly dark humour an all female band tells the stories that you haven’t heard. Warning: the naked truth in this gritty performance may be disturbing. Do you dare?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 18 May, 2018 to Sat 19 May, 2018

Presented by: Setesdal Collective

A millennial anthem, a confused love song to a ‘lost generation’ that does everything and nothing all at once, exploring icons, celebrity and how we try to find our place amongst them

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 17 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: You Should See The Other Guy

Created by an all-female company of mothers, people at risk of homelessness and housing activists from Focus E15 Campaign, this vibrant ensemble show uses verbatim, song, civil disobedience and sock puppets to celebrate the power of resistance.

Tickets Pay what you can

Tue 22 May, 2018 to Wed 23 May, 2018

Presented by: Sylvia Arthur

Interweaving music, video, and images with spoken word, Obama & Me takes on the big issues of Brexit, Trump, US and EU race relations.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Tue 22 May, 2018 to Wed 23 May, 2018

Presented by: Hushed Nation

Any Change aims to explore, challenge and expose the assumptions and truths surrounding homelessness using docu-theatre puppetry and live foley to bring their stories to life.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 24 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: Flight of the Escales

Stuck between highly taxed tampons and badly lit mirrors, three characters are trapped in a patriarchal purgatory, desperately looking for a way out. Will they find one? 

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Thu 24 May, 2018 to Sat 26 May, 2018

Presented by: Miranda Prag

This is a show about identity, authenticity and the murky area between the two. An intimate, awkward and hilariously ironic portrait of the people we try to be when we don’t feel like ourselves.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Mon 28 May, 2018

Presented by: CrossLine Theatre

Friday Night Love Poem tells the stories of three different women and their journeys to finding sexual empowerment while exploring the consequences of living in a society that is both hypersexual and fetishizes virginity.

Tickets Pay What You Can

Tue 29 May, 2018 to Sat 2 Jun, 2018

Presented by: MALAPROP Theatre

You meet someone online. All you know is their name and that they seem to like you as much as you like them. In fact, you think you love each other. But do you? Can you? And what is love, anyway?

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Tue 29 May, 2018 to Sat 2 Jun, 2018

Presented by: MALAPROP Theatre

LOVE+ is a one-woman two-hander about the inevitability of human/robot relationships.

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Wed 6 Jun, 2018 to Thu 7 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Various Artists

An explosive nights of work-in-progress exploring the themes of All is True.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 6 Jun, 2018 to Thu 7 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Tom Cassani

Tom Cassani exposes the techniques of deception, and teaches how to spot it in action: watch everyday action turn into the impossible.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 8 Jun, 2018 to Sat 9 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Paper People Theatre

Using a language mixed of visual art, words and movement, Paper People Theatre present to you their world full of chalk and the conflict this brings between it’s performers.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Fri 8 Jun, 2018 to Sat 9 Jun, 2018

Presented by: People Show

An anonymous man and woman are trying to pin down the facts. Any facts. But hurried along by a relentless modern world, stricken by disasters, how do we know what’s true?

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Mon 11 Jun, 2018

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of brand new work, featuring the latest recipients of our BAME Seed Commissions

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)

Wed 13 Jun, 2018 to Sat 16 Jun, 2018

Presented by: New Perspectives

New multimedia performance combining John Berger's words, Jean Mohr's images, archive film and contemporary reportage, taking the pulse of the NHS in its 70th anniversary year

Tickets £15/10 (conc.)

Wed 13 Jun, 2018 to Sat 16 Jun, 2018

Presented by: She Goat

Experimental live music and Baroque-pop mash-ups, gender-twisting visuals and gothic storytelling: this new theatre gig is an exploration of ‘the Doppelgänger’, devised and performed by a pair of real life doppelgängers.

Tickets £12/10 (conc.)