Past Shows

Presented by: Changing Face Collective

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A verbatim play revealing the human stories behind the hyper-regeneration of London.

Presented by: SoundBoxed Collective

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Welcome to London’s first ever pop-up temple... come construction site.

Presented by: Coney

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. An acclaimed exploration of our relationship to the financial system and the crisis.

Presented by: Louise Orwin

Louise started noticing girls and guns everywhere. She began to wonder what it was about that coupling that was so attractive...

Presented by: CRANK Theatre

The amazing untrue story of Harriet Hartley, the forgotten genius of early British cinema

Presented by: Eilidh MacAskill

A solo performance about penis envy, masculinity, horses and DIY

Presented by: Katy Dye

A work-in-progress exploring stereotypical images of female infantilisation

Presented by: Simon Maeder & Adam El Hagar

A brand new show about hiphop’s most notorious pranksters

Presented by: Jack Dean

A story for anyone who ever dreamed of a different world

Presented by: Nicola Canavan and Dawn Felicia Knox

Talk / video event to accompany exhibition of images reclaiming the vagina

Presented by: Presented by TheatreState.

A show about false memories, father figures and the failure of the left wing.

Presented by: Barrel Organ.

A brand new show from a multi-award winning young company. Developed at and supported by CPT.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

For one weekend only, see Barrel Organ like you've never seen them before.

Presented by: Documental Theatre.

Acclaimed show inspired by frank and often funny accounts of parents from Bournemouth Drug Treatment Centre

Presented by: Presented by Owl Young.

A cross between a TED-talk and a coming-of-age action thriller.

Presented by: Presented by Emma Frankland, Keir Cooper & Último Comboio.

An anarchic exploration of the novel, containing incredible visual imagery, live music and dance

Presented by: Displace Yourself Theatre.

A story about belonging and an exploration of life without nationality.

Presented by: Grace Gibson.

A playful solo performance that dissects the point when it all goes wrong.

Presented by: Lewys Holt.

Dance-storytelling-comedy performance exploring what it means to be cool

Presented by: LaPelle's Factory

A mysterious journey through old films, pop delusions and odd expressions of love

Presented by: Presented by This Theatre.

Smash Edinburgh Fringe hit, which also won the Pulse Suitcase Prize 2015

Presented by: Presented by Leo Burtin.

The story of an unremarkable woman, who every day, sat down to record the facts of her life in a diary, until one summer day, she chose her own death

Presented by: Presented by Cape Theatre.

In a commentary on self-help culture and celebrity obsession, two performers strive to find out how to make an audience love them

Presented by: Presented by Josh Coates.

Part of 'Fitter Happier More Productive': a selection of cutting-edge artists respond to the cult of self-betterment.

Presented by: humanish.

A 'humanette' puppet comedy starring the Holy Trinity at home for Christmas

Presented by: Presented by Zoe Murtagh & Victoria Copeland.

An uplifting performance about panic attacks based on personal experience and shared stories

Presented by: Presented by Grist to the Mill.

A tender examination of death and rebirth. Part of Suspense Festival.

Presented by: Presented by Precious Cargo

A slick, intelligent exploration of how we cope in an increasingly pressurised world

Presented by: Presented by Katie Jackson.

Taking modern notions of happiness and poking them with a stick

Presented by: Coney, curated by William Drew.

An evening of playing theatre and artful games

Presented by: Walrus.

Lemons won three prizes at this year's National Student Drama Festival.

Presented by: Various Artists

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

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe.

Videogames [in one hand]. Performance [in the other]. [Both hands together.] 'Boom' [explosion mime].

Presented by: Annie Siddons

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Five years ago in the middle of a shitstorm of life events, single mother, proud Londoner and theatremaker Annie Siddons found herself living in suburbia by accident...

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre and friends

Presented by: Barrel Organ

For one weekend only, see Barrel Organ like you've never seen them before.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

For one weekend only, see Barrel Organ like you've never seen them before.

Presented by: Outspoken Arts

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Activism and individualism collide over soya lattes, jerk chicken, planning applications and pop-up vintage shops. Welcome to Brixton.

Presented by: Displace Yourself

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A dystopian parable of homelessness and social division set in the year 2044.

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A docu-absurdist panorama of London's housing crisis, created for this festival by a crack team of CPT artists.

Presented by: Falls the Shadow

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A deeply personal, explorative performance about what it means to call somewhere “home”

Presented by: Hobo Theatre

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A live action roleplay game about housing, social cleansing and a sense of community in London

Presented by: Write by Numbers

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A playful, epic and urgent exploration of urban regeneration, gentrification and what makes us call a place ‘home’

Presented by: Tit4Tat

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Political theatre meets cabaret as six variety acts address different aspects of gentrification

Presented by: Rough Triangle

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A devised performance created around architecture, construction and identity

Presented by: Annemiek van Elst

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A performance about homelessness and belonging, based on real experiences whilst sleeping rough

Presented by: Beats&Elements

Curated especially for Whose London Is It Anyway?, a one-off night of spoken word, rap, writing & performance on the changing face of London

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. An explosion of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge...

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. The place to see wild & wonderful new projects take their first steps...

Presented by: Tanya Singh, Rachel Baker and Becky Coles

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. An exploration of the theatricality of activism and the covert politics of participatory art

Presented by: Venice as a Dolphin

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Join us for a workshop exploring local radio, the first step in creating a new artist-developed community radio station at CPT

Presented by: FYSA Theatre

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Acclaimed re-telling of a national issue, and how one group of women refused to be marginalized

Presented by: Emilia Weber and Claire Healy

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A politically charged portrait of the urban landscape.

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A loophole in the Postal Services Act says you can open other people’s mail under certain circumstances. This is that certain circumstance...

Presented by: Rachael Clerke

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A satirical drag eulogy for a world past its use-by-date.

Presented by: You Should See The Other Guy

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. The inside story of the Focus E15 Open House Occupation of empty council houses in East London

Presented by: Tiffany Murphy and Tina Nanaki

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. An exploration of the victory of the Long Live Southbank campaign, and the nature of public space

Presented by: Tom Bolton

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A journey through events that have transformed the area from farmland into diverse urban landscape.

Presented by: Permanently Visible

Part of Whose London is It Anyway. A reclamation of the red phone box, reopening a dwindling channel of communication

Presented by: Coney

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A playday and salon on public space.

Presented by: Luke Barnes and Brad Birch

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A live podcast recording discussing our modern relationship with happiness.

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. Join us for a night of documentary films addressing London's changing landscape

Presented by: Luisa Amorim

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A surreal show depicting the life of a London family with a 5-year old daughter

Presented by: Richard DeDomenici

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A making workshop and funeral procession to reflect and mourn together on the negative consequences of regeneration

Presented by: Theatre Témoin

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. A dark and imaginative piece about a boy struggling to navigate the back-alleys of London, and of his own mind.

Presented by: Vincent Gambini

This is Not a Magic Show is a performance of and about sleight-of-hand magic: its invisible mechanics, its clichés, and what it tells us about live theatre and make- believe.

Presented by: Undercurrent and CPT

An arresting new production based on the life of George Price (1922-1975), presented within yards from where Price lived, worked and died.

Presented by: Coney

REMOTE arrives to help your city become more the place of your dreams.

Presented by: Thomas Martin

Human Basic is the second story-show from Thomas Martin, creator of the award-winning Professional Supervision (or, how Johnny Knoxville's consciousness traveled from the future to live inside my teenage head).

Presented by: Fuel and Will Adamsdale

The Joke is a new play from comedy award winner Will Adamsdale - and company - exploring jokes and why we tell them, countries and why we need (and despair of) them, and life and why we bother. And tic tacs.

Presented by: Buzzcut

A day of events by wild and exceptional Scotland-based artists.

Presented by:

Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

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Part of a series of talks presented with Londonist, as part of Whose London Is It Anyway?

Presented by: Nick Cassenbaum

Bubble Schmeisis is full of intimate and personal true stories about identity, home and getting schmeised (washed) by old men.

Presented by: Jack Britton

1.9 climbs bravely into the memories of a young man traversing the cityscapes of his hometown.

Presented by: Jamal Harewood

A solo participatory performance event exploring race, community and the identity of the working class citizen within today’s society.

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe

Beta Public Presents the newest work at the intersection of performance and play.

Presented by: Hannah Ballou

goo:ga is a comedy special by a very pregnant woman.

Presented by: Luca Rutherford

Written and performed by Luca Rutherford. Learning How To Die asks what scares us about dying, and how can we use that fear to drive our living actions.

Presented by: Daniel Bye

Written and performed by Daniel Bye. An urgent, fantastical story from the front line of an epidemic.

Presented by: Zoo Indigo

No Woman’s Land is a humorous and moving stagger through landscapes of past and present stories.

Presented by: Tetrad Collective

Scratch Night

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

What happens when women are given just one hour a day to think about what it is to be a woman?

Presented by: Hannah Nicklin

Equations for a Moving Body is a new piece of theatre about endurance sport by Hannah Nicklin.

Presented by: The Hiccup Project

The show is a celebration of friendship; of love and lust in all their messy, confusing and hilarious forms.

Presented by: Eggs Collective

Late Night Love is an investigation into how the combination of power ballads and intimate adult phone-ins impact our expectations of life and relationships.

Presented by: Ivo

A new play exploring the relationship between citizens and the state in light of our knowledge of contemporary surveillance practices.

Presented by: UCLU Musical Theatre Society

Possessed is set in the bohemian art world of 19th Century London - based on the story of Jane Burden, wife of designer William Morris and muse of Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Presented by: UCLU Graters

UCL’s first comedy festival.

Presented by: UCLU Jazz Society

‘What the funk is jazz?’ is a musical production that aims to explore the concept of jazz and trace its influences through three movements: funk/hip-hop, electronica and modern jazz.

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Whose London Is It Anyway. An explosion of new, in-progress performance exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: TheatreDeli Sheffield

A night showcasing brand new work by five theatre makers from Sheffield

Presented by: UCLU Drama Society

A dark comedy about money, greed, and human morality. A Jacobean drama involving deceit and disguise, updated in a modern setting.

Presented by: RL/P

A performance devised around concepts of clarity, hyper awareness, and the sublime, At One Point. is something between a long hard look in the mirror and sudden realisation in the middle of the night.

Presented by: Lab Collective

It’s Not All Rocket Ships and Poetry is a playful, interactive piece about how we remember life changing events

Presented by: Atresbandes

The idea that we are all searching for our own ultimate paradise is explored through the meeting and interactions of three strangers on a train – they don’t realise that they will die in one hour.

Presented by: Odd Comic

My Champion Heartache is a performance inspired by people and their experiences of pet ownership.

Presented by: Thom Jordan

Combining the true stories of Thom's life growing up a minister's son with that of a Mega Pentecostal preacher caught up in a cancerous lie, this sermon-esque experience explores faith and truth

Presented by: Tina Nanaki

A fantastical retelling of Tina Nanakini’s walk from her flat in London to her childhood home in Lincolnshire

Presented by: Gur Arie Piepskovitz

In a world of sex, violence, fast cars, and horses, what would a unicorn do?

Presented by: Conrad Murray

Autobiographical one man show. Told though rapping, beatboxing and Shakespeare.

Presented by: In Bed With My Brother

Three ladies in their twenties tell the story of a former DJ in Manchester’s acid house scene, with music from the era. Lots of dancing, great music and great vibes - hyper, happy, reflective escapism.

Presented by: Two Destination Language

Declining solo will be an exploration of how we remain present in our relationships, with our loved ones, with those closest to us, with those who we most often somehow forget to really engage.

Presented by: Matthew Robins

A cardboard science fiction puppet monster movie performed live in front of your eyes, a live music rock-opera with paper monsters and

Presented by: Katharine Rose Williams Radojicic & Trevor A Toussaint

It is a show about seeing, and being seen. It is about similarities, not differences.

Presented by: Ding & sich

An intelligent, low key, off-beat meditation on bodies and desires, living and longing.

Presented by: Gameshow & Emily Lim

This is a show about growing up - what it’s like growing up, how it feels being a grown up, and what people who aren’t grown up yet want to know about being grown up.

Presented by: Libby Liburd

MUVVAHOOD is a one woman, verbatim theatre piece, exploring the specific emotional and economic issues surrounding single motherhood.

Presented by: Karavan Ensemble

Award winning performer Yael Karavan Reimagines our perceptions of origins in a globalized, multicultural world.

Presented by: Various Artists

An explosion of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge…

Presented by: ThisIsNotATest

A devised piece, based on the character of Masha in Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, exploring the relationship between identity and performance.

Presented by: Jack Kelly & Henry Maynard

A beautiful, disgusting bouffon-clown piece. Two mis-shapen freaks invite you to look into the hypocrisy of your modern life.

Presented by: Theatre Counterpoint

Don’t turn the lights on takes the audience on a journey through teenage years where movement and text are played like instruments in a musical composition. Actions deliver rhythms; images repeat; speech is dynamic.

Presented by: I am not the Copacabana Theatre

The question of national identity, does is really matter-and how much of that is still within us, without even really realizing?

Presented by: Dan Hills

This is not an egg is a task based exploration surrounding the idea of choice, using live performance in a DIY aesthetic.

Presented by: Kaleido Film Collective in collaboration with Feral Foxy Ladies

A work-in-progress which explores the diverse experiences of depression and healing through a series of sensorial multi-media portraits, using first-hand documentary material, audio-visual storytelling and solo performance.

Presented by: Joanna Griffin

Joanna Griffin swap jobs with her dad, Pat, to see what it really means to walk in another (wo)man’s shoes.

Presented by: Something Other

One-off performances of online writing. Ranging from the playful to the profound. Part curated, with spaces held open for new readers on the night.

Presented by: Various Artists

CPT's artistic development programme Starting Blocks presents a showcase of five new pieces of work, made over 10 weeks.

Presented by: Oscar Silva

An artist having amnesia tries to re-create his memory together with the audience.

Presented by: Strangeface

Dissonance is part puppet performance and part perception game; how and why do we share ideas together?

Presented by: Howl Yuan

Invisible Guest starts from a personal journey, tracing back to the origin of modern identity and self-contradiction with it.

Presented by: Hannah Sullivan

Inspired by punk, protest and psychology, With Force and Noise attempts an honest articulation of anger through a personal and artistic monologue

Presented by: Put the Book Down

An immersive theatre experience; The Conversation Box forces us to engage with the different ways in which society communicates, such as sound, light, and imagery, in a uniquely interactive environment.

Presented by: Isobel Rogers

The show uses the open mic format to play with the idea of using songs as self confessional personal stories.

Presented by: Ali Matthews & Leo Burtin

A raucous TED Talk-cum- DIY musical about our relationship with money, class, privilege and value.

Presented by: Will Dickie

There's a DJ, a dance floor, a bouncer and good sound system, and we rave together!

Presented by: Various artists

A scratch night of new work, co-curated by CPT's associate artist Jamal Harewood

Presented by: Laika Theatre

An exploration of the experiences of children in war and the playful curiosity they retain despite living in painful circumstances.

Presented by: Afreena Islam

A work-in-progress event taking place at Surma Community Centre. An exploration of a father's life; from his journey to this country to today.

Presented by: Orion Maxted

[THE MACHINE] is a proposition for thinking together. It is a laboratory for the creation of new modes of thinking together

Presented by: Gameshow and Emily Lim

People’s Theatre Award winners Gameshow and Emily Lim are making a show about growing up and they need your help.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

Curated by Barrel Organ, a night of bold, experimental and uncompromising work that tackles a wide range of issues, agendas and ideas.

Presented by: Various

A monthly experimental comedy night which functions as a playground for exciting and innovative performers, writers, and filmmakers.

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

A new work-in-progress performance of the semiotics of Dolly Parton - how the signifier has overtaken the signified.

Presented by: Battersea Arts Centre in partnership with Camden's People's Theatre

Join us to discuss the future of 'artist development' in an event that brings together early-career artists, producers and venues.

Presented by: Tin Can People

Somewhere between a live gig and theatre. Rock & Roll will never die and Tin Can People will be remembered.

Presented by: A Nation's Theatre

A chance for artists to meet venues from the Midlands and London

Presented by: A Nation's Theatre

Hosted by CPT associates Barrel Organ, this is an informal opportunity for artists to come together and play.

Presented by: Sky Blue Theatre

With faith healing, miracle bacon and flying saucer holy communion; That Catholic Thing asks, what is the true price of religion?

Presented by: Rooted Moon Theatre and CapaTaro Theatre Company

Double billed evening from 2 new theatre companies performing two brand new shows.

Presented by: Chippy Lane Productions Ltd

Chippy Lane Productions was set up to champion Welsh work beyond Wales.

Presented by: Samuel French Events

Join Paul Clayton (Chairman of The Actors Centre, with over forty years' experience as an actor himself) in conversation, to discover the essential steps to building a successful career

Presented by: Change, Grow, Live

What happens when a group of strangers find themselves confined to the basement waiting room of a doctor’s surgery?

Presented by: Chloe Stevenson & Angharad Price

Presented by: Various artists

A unique one-day festival exploring European identity.

Presented by: Various artists

A unique one-day festival exploring European identity.

Presented by: Camden Youth Theatre

A new performance created and performed by a group of teenagers from Camden.

Presented by: Various artists

Five days before the EU Referendum: a day of talks and inspiring theatre to help you make your mind up.

Presented by: RAaw London

A celebration of new writing performed by outstanding young talent.

Presented by: Will Osmond

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Naked Frank

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Box Tracy

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Emma Packer

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Faux Pas Theatre

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Heloise Werner

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Amelia Sweetland

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Dead leaf Theatre Company

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Wotever World

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Rosie Wilby

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Dead Pig Theatre

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Trim Tab Production

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Ellen Chivers

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Augustus Stephens

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Arek Spiewak

Part of Camden Fringe 2016

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Songs, politics, dodgy landlords and detective work: a multi award-winning company's show for Generation Rent.

Presented by: Silent Faces

A show with a fierce political message and absolute ridiculousness and stupidity, in equal measure.

Presented by: Afreena Islam

An exploration into Afreena's dad's life; from his journey to this country, to his journey to this day.

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

A day of free workshops on marketing, technical theatre and funding to help you establish yourself as an artist.

Presented by: Hobo Theatre

A live action role-play in which a group of up to 60 participants will undertake a symbolic exodus from London.

Presented by: Scott Turnbull

With felt-tip pens, and his ex-girlfriend's overhead projector, Scott Turnbull takes us on a journey through space and time.

Presented by: Documental Theatre

A fast, funny and absorbing two-hander drama inspired by candid conversations with teenage dads in Lambeth and Cornwall.

Presented by: Studio for Electronic Theatre

A staging of the original Russian dystopia, a satire, and a critique, 'WE' is high-tech 'poor theatre' that merges live visuals, movement, spoken text, and augmented reality

Presented by: Paula Varjack

A multimedia performance exploring how anyone can afford to be creative in these times of austerity

Presented by: Jamal Gerald

Inspired by a black gay experience, this autobiographical piece focuses on the ups and downs of pride and self-loathing.

Presented by: You Should See The Other Guy

An unconventional verbatim show telling the story of the political occupation of four empty council flats on Carpenters Estate.

Presented by: Nasi Voutsas and Bertrand Lesca

Inspired by the ongoing crisis in Athens and all over Europe, your hosts for the evening summon up the spirits and ideas of their favourite revolutionary leaders.

Presented by: Walrus Theatre

Walrus’ critically acclaimed sell-out show returns to CPT as part of its UK tour.

Presented by: Footprint Theatre

If someone you knew committed an unspeakable crime, did you ever really know them at all?

Presented by: Gameshow & Emily Lim, co-produced by CPT

Five children trying to understand the grown up world.

Presented by: HighRise Theatre, co-produced by CPT

A Grime concept concert that brings the truth from ground level. Expect MP rap battles, tactics for revolution and a dealers guide to inflation.

Presented by: Libby Liburd and Em-Lou Productions

A one-woman verbatim show, collated from interviews with single mums, talking about the different experiences of single motherhood in London in the “age of austerity”

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe

After five sell­out dates at CPT, London’s only curated night of videogames and performance returns!

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of works in progress and short performances. Full line up announced soon.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

A night of experimental and non-traditional work that acknowledges the presence of the audience and plays with the ‘liveness’ of theatre.

Presented by: Humanish

An absurd and endearing portrait of Christmas, like The Royle Family meets Phoenix Nights, in miniature.

Presented by: Blooming Ludus

A participatory theatre game exploring where we source our energy from and how the choices we make about energy ultimately affects our relationship to our environment and each other.

Presented by: Kaleido Film Collective in collaboration with Feral Foxy Ladies

A multi-media performance which responds to six interviews with individuals dealing with depression to uncover the unique ways they cope: from diving and sex to song.

Presented by: Kieran Lucas

Play For A White Male is an attempt to ask how and why we tell stories and whom these stories belong to.

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Back by popular demand for two nights only, the ORIGINAL and BEST Sing-a-long Muppet Christmas Carol.

Presented by: Various artists

Three months on: a day of talks and performances to help you map the post-Brexit landscape.

Presented by: Various

Three months on: a day of talks and performances to help you map the post-Brexit landscape.

Presented by: 2Magpies

Last Resort is a show about enhanced interrogation techniques and the detention of terror suspects, disguised as an all-inclusive package holiday in a future Guantanamo Bay.

Presented by: Snuff Box Theatre

Five stories exploring revenge pornography and how these can turn into acts of violence. A funny and complex look at the recent revenge pornography legislation.

Presented by: Created a Monster

An unapologetic look at the masculinisation of women in power roles. A Bouffon piece with bite – not for the faint-hearted

Presented by: ThisIsNotATest

A devised piece, based on the character of Masha in Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, exploring the relationship between identity and performance. 

Presented by: Elisabeth Carlile

A young woman attempting to create and care for a baby that you have just watched her mould from raw meat. A messy, provocative attempt at becoming a mother.

Presented by: Mummy's Sloppy Honey

An intimate immersive theatre installation/live art performance introducing the audience into the process of 4 women getting ready in a private flat.

Presented by: The Ruby Dolls

The Ruby Dolls have rewired the classic dark folktale Bluebeard for 2016. Through story-telling with original music and arrangements sung in four part harmony.

Presented by: Tight Theatre

Physical theatre exploring what it means to be a girl in today’s society. It’s not about cats.

Presented by: Knotworks

A colourful, collaged exploration of what it means to live in a gendered body. Why might we gender people, and what happens when you don’t fit?

Presented by: Lumo Company

A funny, one-woman rip off of Macbeth. One woman plays all the parts - its high on energy, low on iambic pentameter.

Presented by: Tom Ross-Williams & Oonagh Murphy

A performance about how toxic masculinity leads to violence and whether breaking down gender norms and the queer experience can offer a solution.

Presented by: Imogen Butler-Cole

Told from a unique and challenging perspective, using a charged combination of verbatim and physical theatre, Foreign Body is a brave, liberating and life-affirming story.

Presented by: CrossLine Theatre

A physical comedy, sex-ed, and real-life interviews with the porn-consuming public all rolled into one. A critical, open, and fun exploration of internet porn and its social impact.

Presented by: Panel discussion

Theresa May. Nicola Sturgeon. Angela Eagle – not. Hillary Clinton – maybe. Come and discuss the relationship between women and power, in politics and beyond.

Presented by: Karen Hobbs

A one-woman show that spreads awareness for cervical cancer through performer Karen Hobbs' honest and hilarious story.

Presented by: Roland Smith

One man’s gentle descent into fatherhood, through the lens of an unrequited love affair.

Presented by: Rose Biggin & Keir Cooper

A theatrical performance of poledance & guitar about shame power and privilege. Witty, smart and sexy.

Presented by: Panel

What do men have to contribute to the feminist conversation? Come and discuss these and related questions with an ace panel of speakers.

Presented by: Caroline Smith

An experiential audio walk between the Feminist Library and Camden People’s Theatre exploring the precarious state of being in-between (the Bardo). With live interventions and readings.

Presented by: Various

A night of new works in progress exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: Testament

A show about privilege, with spoken word and beatboxing. Work in progress, come along and help us shape next stage.

Presented by: Various artists

A night of new works in progress exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: Moxie Brawl

A fun, loud and thoughtful attempt to rewrite the history of Ireland by remembering the Irish women who have been forgotten about.

Presented by: Eugénie Pastor

An intimate one-on-one performances exploring our relationship with public hair

Presented by: Samuel French events

In this talk designed for aspiring writers as well as actors, directors and other creatives, David will examine the art of storytelling and the power of words.

Presented by: Isobel Rogers

A musical storytelling satire that will make you worry less.

Presented by: Vic Llewellyn & Kid Carpet

A joyously ramshackle theatre-gig celebrating Outsider artists, makers, builders and creators everywhere.

Presented by: Antosh Wojcik

Poems become beats become glitches in time in this poignant and mesmeric display of live drumming and spoken word

Presented by: Daniel Marcus Clark

Twisted spoken and sung storytelling with virtuoso guitar. Inventive, funny, touching and very unique.

Presented by: Aisha Orazbayeva and Tim Etchells

Intense and spontaneous spoken word and violin improvisations.

Presented by: Andy Blake & Friends

An underground man-about-town (& also one of the great polemicists and provocateurs of our time) in conversation about nightlife, subculture and much, much more besides

Presented by: Jack McNamara, Tim Parkinson and Angharad Davies

Artists at the forefront of musical experimentation offer their version of what theatre for the ear could be.

Presented by: Various artists

An explosive night of new work exploring the themes of All The Right Notes festival

Presented by: The Memory Band

Inspired by field recordings, traditional melodies, old public information films and an obsession with our haunted landscape, The Memory Band navigates its own unique path through sound, making old music from the future.

Presented by: Panel discussion

Join our panel of practitioners and experts, from both sides of the music/theatre divide, to discuss what’s happening on the front-line of gig-theatre.

Presented by: Billy Bottle & The Multiple

A celebration of people-power in live music and video, telling a true story of democracy, trains and a pint of milk.

Presented by: Alicia Jane Turner

A theatrical live music performance about mental and physical health performed by a solo violinist

Presented by: Rachel Mars

A gleeful rummage through our darkest urges. With singing.

Presented by: Ziad Nagy

Ziad Nagy uses movement, projection, and sound to tell personal stories.

Presented by: Flowdan

A bona fide legend of grime and wider UK bass culture performs his lyrics as spoken word in an up-close and intimate setting.

Presented by: Boogaloo Stu

A musical about pubs: silly, smutty, poignant and dark.

Presented by: Moths

An extraordinary experiential musical happening that transports you into the beating heart of a mission to the moon.

Presented by: Lauren Gauge

A truly original comedy, beatboxing and spoken word show about youth and rebelling against society. A homage to 90’s old school UK Garage. Theatre you can rave to.

Presented by: mingbeast

They want to be in a band. They talk to you, they sing, they dance, there’s joy and pain in high doses.

Presented by: Various

Come join us in the CPT mosh-pit for a gig with a difference from some of your favourite theatre artists.

Presented by: 274 Theatre Production

Contemporary verbatim mono drama, a one-woman show based on a play of a renown Russian docu-drama author

Presented by: Alex Fernandes

An introduction to technical theatre with Lighting Designer Alex Fernandes

Presented by: Rachel Mars

Sing It! Spirit of Envy! is a song piece about greed and envy, solo pursuits and communal contentment. Made anew with a pop-up choir of local singers wherever it travels, it puts two joyfully waggling fingers up to glib, economic politico-bull-speak.

Presented by: Helen Duff and Elf Lyons

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Presented by: Jane English

20B charts Jane's search for the stories of her demolished estate and its lost community. Using archives, interviews & story-telling, Jane explores the far-reaching impact of regeneration.

Presented by: Tom Marshman

A heartful and moving performances of stories of LGBTQ people living in Kings Cross in 1980s London

Presented by: Oedipa & Lucia Lucas

An evening of song in transition; from masc to femme, classical to queer and oppression to freedom.

Presented by: Viki Browne

A surprisingly funny piece about loss, grief and trying to hold on to someone you love.

Presented by: The Mayers Ensemble

A unique two-part performance event, creating conversations around the stories we tell ourselves about race

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Presented by: Theatre Counterpoint

An attempt to find out what’s left of us when we change our appearance through cosmetic surgery

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

A new in-house production with local young people, made in collaboration with the Lung Biology Group at King's College.

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Presented by: Gameshow

Two men on stage. A woman’s voice telling you a story.

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Oh look, Sh!t Theatre again, what is it this time? It's a show about Dolly Parton. We love her.

Presented by: Theatre with Legs

An explanation of the nature of shared living, posing provocations on the housing crisis, love and loneliness.

Presented by: Theodora van der Beek

The life story of an egg from its hatching to tragic demise at the hands of a frying pan

Presented by: Mark Dean Quinn

A show about trust, ice creams and buckets. Directed by Sh!t Theatre's Rebecca Biscuit

Presented by: Jamal Harewood

Is it what you said, or how you said it? An audience led gameshow that sets out to explore words and their meanings.

Presented by: Milk Presents

Milk Presents drop a bull into a gender shop and hope it breaks everything. A wild work-in-progress about not taming the minotaur within.

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Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

A work-in-progress of Sh!t Theatre's new show, about Dolly Parton.

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Presented by: Flabbergast Theatre

An epic filled performance from two incredibly life like puppets. Looking at life and death with humour and pathos.

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Presented by: Varjack & Simpson

A night for people of all relationship statuses, sexualities and genders to hear performers share stories of their worst ever dates, and get involved and share some of your own as well. This worst date ever could be your best date yet.

Presented by: Catherine Duquette

A funny, brutally honest and personal show about fame.

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Presented by: David Finnigan

A Die Hard-esque hostage thriller / action piece with a soundtrack of classic early 90s House and Techno.

Presented by: Annie Siddons

Addiction, survival poverty and joy in the city: raw poetry, music and performance.

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Presented by: Running Dog Theatre

A heart-warming & fun exploration of social anxiety and physics

Presented by: Lumo Company

A funny, one-woman rip off of Macbeth - high on energy, low on iambic pentameter.

Presented by: YESYESNONO

Sam wants to tell you about five encounters he had on a site called Craigslist. Sam is anxious about the way he gets to know people. Sam wants this to be a chance for you to get to know him.

Presented by: Becci Sharrock

An honest and humourous look at the advice we would give to past selves if we could.

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Presented by: Joe Bunce & Billy Taylor

A year in a teenage boy’s life, told through a patchwork of romcoms, snapchats and gangbangs.

Presented by: Subika Anwar-Khan

An exploration of integration into the west from a South Asian female perspective whilst challenging perceptions of feminism

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Presented by: Powder Keg

Gig meets theatre in a boxing ring and nobody wins. A passionate look at how we respond to political events.

Presented by: Red Zone Theatre

"Who are we? Who can we trust? Are things really as they seem?"

Presented by: Haley McGee

A funny, irreverent and moving attempt to celebrate the place you’re from, that you’ve always been embarrassed by, but now wish you weren’t.


Presented by: Adam Foster and Susan Kempster

An often funny, often unsettling meditation on bullfighting, our collective disintegrating empathy and snails

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Presented by: Crowded Nest

A lo-fi DIY play that uses teens' own experience to translate what happens on 2-dimensional screens into a 3-dimensional production about social media right now

Presented by: Showroom and Jenna Watt in association with Summerhall

A fascinating piece of documentary theatre about the Trident nuclear weapons system, performed by an artist whose family live and work on the base.

Presented by: Katy Dye

An attempt to relate and re-examine what we base our national identity on by exploring patriotism and what we use flags for.

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

An exploration of class mobility, social displacement, and how the 'Liberal Elite' and the 'Disenfranchised working class' aren't so far apart after all

Presented by: CPT

An introduction to marketing with CPT's Executive Director, Amber Massie-Blomfield

Presented by: James Varney

A reading of the ghosts which fill our politics, our relationships and our board games. Tonight we will summon them, and see how many of these holes we can fit in a room.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

A scratch night curated by Barrel Organ; presenting experimental and non-traditional work that specifically acknowledges the presence of the audience and plays with the ‘liveness’ of theatre.

Presented by: Gracefool Collective

Outlandish, theatrical and highly entertaining, ‘This really is too much’ delves into a world of farcical stereotypes and preposterous power struggles.

Presented by: Houston

Part of Sprint 2017: Using live music and video projection, Houston presents a DIY Sci-FI that explores what’s important about our planet and what we’d miss if it were gone.

Presented by: Laura Kurlansky & Victoria Watson

Part of Sprint 2017: Inspired by video games and theories and the rise of artificial intelligence, this immersive performance explores the point at which humans and computers might overlap.

Presented by: Scottee

Part of Sprint 2017: BRAVADO explores the graphic nature of maleness and the extent it will go to succeed.

Presented by: Katrine Turner

Part of Sprint 2017: LATENT DREAMS is about the Apocalypse. About the rising sea waters, and the invisible plagues.

Presented by: Lauren Silver

Part of Sprint 2017: An interactive clown show that looks at how we can confront anxiety, overcome fear and find freedom.

Presented by: Smallest Majority

Part of Sprint 2017: The Oppression Games examines both the company’s and others personal struggles with sexuality in a world obsessed with labelling.

Presented by: Susanna Fournier & Ted Witzel

Part of Sprint 2017: A psycho-geographic performance-slash-installation about sex and loneliness in digital hookup culture

Presented by: Gobscure

Part of Sprint 2017: a witty exploration of the language of sanism, finding beauty beneath wounding words.

Presented by: Theatre, JK

Part of Sprint 2017: A riotous, comic and self-aware theatre where the audience decides which route the performance takes.

Presented by: Edythe Woolley

Part of Sprint 2017: A mini historic romp through the female form grotesquely squeezed into cabinets and jars displayed for all who wish to see.

Presented by: Louisa Claughton

Part of Sprint 2017: A discovery of what gender means to us, where these perceptions come from and how they shape us.

Presented by: Sisters of Eden

Part of Sprint 2017: An orgasmic celebration of the functions, beautiful variety and overdue ownership of the female body.

Presented by: LaPelle's Factory

Part of Sprint 2017: An adaptation of an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Black Cat'.

Presented by: Manic Chord Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: In a realm of touch screens and social robots are we deprived of real, human contact?

Presented by: Shambles Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: Love’s blind, beautiful and broken; but this isn’t a love story.

Presented by: Flickbook Theatre

Part of Sprint 2017: Casket Case is a show about our fear of death, dying and being dead.

Presented by: Brigitte Aphrodite/Boom Shakalaka Productions with Laura Keefe and Quiet Boy

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A workshop exploring depression and mental health through music, discussion and spoken word.

Presented by: The Conker Group

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A shameless tale of love, laughter and lavatories exploring one woman's experience of inflammatory bowel disease.

Presented by: The Carbonators, Joy-Rides, Richard Rock n Roll & 2Decks

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A gig of wild euphoric abandon, future rock n roll and accessible, integrated music for everyone.

Presented by: Various artists

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. Debate, discussion and discourse about some of today's most provocative health research.

Presented by: Steve Nice

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. Professional show off and nosocomephobe Steve Nice hosts a special sickness and health-themed edition of his notorious quiz show

Presented by: Vic Llewellyn & Kid Carpet

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A journey into the hearts and souls that exist on the outer limits of creativity and building regulations

Presented by: Elaine Miller

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. Elaine Miller explores the wonders of your pelvic floor and explains how to laugh - but not leak.

Presented by: Mamoru Iriguchi

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A playful exploration of the meaning of eating and being eaten.

Presented by: Lost Watch Theatre, Emma Frankland & Laura Dannequin

Part of the Sick of the Fringe. A panel of performances, talks and interventions exploring the reality of ‘performing change’ within artistic practice and our own ever-changing bodies.

Presented by: Le Gateau Chocolat

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. An intimate and confessional portrait of Nigerian singer Le Gateau Chocolat’s life.

Presented by: Kate Copstick

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A panel discussion for artists performing about themselves and their health, illness and disability.

Presented by: Daniel Baker - Social Material Cic

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. Artist, anthropologist and meditation teacher, Daniel Baker offers practical mindfulness techniques for self-care in the creative industries.

Presented by: Ding & Sich

Part of Sprint 207: With a tabletop for a stage, for a limited audience, we will perform - and in performing attempt to reclaim - the language of flowers.

Presented by: Nathan Birkinshaw

Part of Sprint 2017: A funny look at how we struggle with death in the internet age and connection with real world.

Presented by: Jamie Wood

Part of Sprint 2017: A homemade pilgrimage, a return to roots, slow motion time travel.

Presented by: Performance Anxiety

Part of Sprint 2017: A mix of cringe worthy confessions, live games and surreal self-help mantras.

Presented by: Wonder Fools

Part of Sprint 2017: Using a blend of storytelling, poetry and scientific dissemination the show examines how pornography impacts on mental health, relationships, and sexual experiences.

Presented by: Roxanne Carney

Part of Sprint 2017: A fiery spoken word performance that’s honest and unapologetically feminist.

Presented by: notnow Collective

Part of Sprint 2017: A show about fatherhood, social expectations, traditions and masculinity in UK, created by two Croatian females. Funny, poignant and provoking.

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Sprint 2017: A Sprint special edition of our signature nights of brand new works in progress.

Presented by: Gameshow

Part of Sprint 2017: An informally-led walk from CPT to Hampstead Heath, ​seeing the city from the pigeons’ point of view.

Presented by: Madi Maxwell-Libby

Part of Sprint 2017: Politics meets subversive aerobics routines in this physical-video-poetry-comedy show about life under capitalism, from the perspective of an award-winning office temp.

Presented by: Deanna Rodger and Gemma Rogers

Part of Sprint 2017: Blasting the past, prepare to rocket into a quest of questions, sing along banter and mystical meetings

Presented by: Various artists

Part of Sprint 2017: A showcase of the work created and developed by artists on our trailblazing Starting Blocks scheme

Presented by: Gameshow

Part of Sprint 2017: How much is spent each year on a cancer patient? How much on a prisoner?
 How much on your child’s clothes?

Presented by: Drunken Chorus

Part of The Sick of the Fringe. A DIY guidebook for a teenage journey through the pitch black Yorkshire night.

Presented by: UCLU Musical Theatre Society

A deeply moving original musical following the lives of two couples in their final year of university.

Presented by: UCLU Jazz Society

Voodoo Jazz is a fusion of styles that combines funk, disco, jazz and latin grooves. Expect harmonic exploration, diverse instrumentation and wild improvisation

Presented by: The Blank Slates – UCLU Comedy Club

The apocalypse has taken place. Comedy is strictly prohibited. London comedians have gathered in a secret underground location, where they plot a revolution to bring back comedy. Will they succeed?

Presented by: by Westking Music and Acting

A piece of interactive performance consisting silent film, audience interaction, music and improvisation.

Presented by: 104 internationale

A Double Bill of short performances by Lecoq-trained theatremakers. All monies from ticket sales donated to ‘Living Water Myanmar’.

Presented by: Birkbeck University

A day-and-a-half long symposium investigating how practitioners in a range of settings work in pairs.

Presented by: Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre and Drunken Chorus

A double-bill of short solo performances around themes of mental health, from two emerging female artists.

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe

Videogames. Performance. Boom.

Presented by: Jules Orcullo and Robert Awosusi

A fun-filled look at what it’s like to live between cultures – East to West, Australia to the UK - through the eyes of a woman experiencing female sexual dysfunction

Presented by: MetaPlay

An intimate, outrageous, funny, audience-collaborative show exploring the perils of ‘amour de text’, female desire and trawling for sex

Presented by: Louise Orwin

This is a show about asking for what you want, and wondering how to ask for it. It’s also about fucking. And wondering how the fuck to make a show about fucking.

Presented by: Clamour Theatre

A contemporary satire on female sexuality and the attempts to control it.

Presented by: Propolis Theatre

A verbatim show about sex

Presented by: Jane Welsh & Kitty May

A political statement on sex in the UK with points illustrated with real stories from individuals

Presented by: Various artists

The first of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: Various artists

The second of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: YESYESNONO

Desperately hilarious and achingly bleak; one performer asks an audience to help him tell the story of five encounters.

Presented by: Rachel Mars and Folk

Before 140 characters, there were long, hand-written letters. And a lot of them were proper filthy.

Presented by: Pecs: The Drag King Collective

An audience participation show exploring the relationship between gender and sexuality

Presented by: Tammy WhyNot

Tammy WhyNot and her special guests will be giving a performance to share Tammy’s exploration into ageing, desire, pleasure and intimacy.

Presented by: Wondering Hands Theatre

A journey into the weird and wonderful world of sex and relationships, inspired by real-life stories and told through innovative puppetry.

Presented by: Lauren Aimee Burch

An exploration of consent and how we as a society talk about it (or don't...)

Presented by: Panel discussion

None of us would be here without it. Some of us are getting it. Most of us are thinking about it. But theatre often seems to pretend it doesn't exist...

Presented by: Various artists

The final of three explosive nights of work-in-progress performances exploring the themes of the festival

Presented by: Ethan Mechare

Taking place in living rooms all over London your host Ethan Mechare welcomes you into this unknown world with true stories of sexual fantasy and intrigue.

Presented by: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Greg Wohead

This is a show exploring and championing non-mainstream or not often publicly discussed views and experiences on sex and relationships.

Presented by: Helen Duff

A very frank exploration of all the expectations that get in the way of achieving real intimacy.

Presented by: Robert Hesp

An open look at ideas of sexual autonomy, identity and fragility and an attempt to rediscover the pleasure of skin and bone in a live space.

Presented by: Paul Haworth & David G. Lees

Before he moves back home to get hitched, David is throwing a sex party. And you’re all invited…

Presented by: Atelier Théâtre GOOD MORNING

7 french speaking non professional actresses perform short scenes from French contemporary authors such as Jean-Paul Alègre and Jean-Michel Ribes.

Presented by: Talawa Theatre

A series of workshops exploring experimental and contemporary theatre making techniques with some of the leading artists in the field.

Presented by: Milk Presents

Commissioned by CPT. A lyrical new play exploring trans and non-binary identity through the lens of greek mythology. Cheeky, raucous and irreverent.

Presented by: QQF

Having a moon for a head makes life difficult for Joey Moonhead. But the college talent show presents Joey with an opportunity to build a fantastic musical instrument and his self-confidence.

Presented by: Slovak Theatre in London

The Academy for Women is the first place in the world where women get access to both, sex work and studies. What results can this peculiar programme produce?

Presented by: Dear Hunter Theatre

The Iconoclasts, a new play by Ben Price with original music by Emily Compton. If the Iconoclasts are going down, they’re going down swinging! Music, magic, poetry, drag and comedy meet in an explosive night of would-be redemption for the Northern Irish celebrity family, but their chequered past just won't stop turning up uninvited.

Presented by: Frenetic Fox Theatre

Serenading you with original song & spoken word - join Paul as he explores tech-addiction and how far are we prepared to go to be fulfilled.

Presented by: Action to the word

Welcome to Florence at the height of the Renaissance where greed and lust are amongst us: a new actor-musician adaptation of Middleton’s classic tragedy

Presented by: The Centre for Performing Arts, University of Portsmouth

Actors and Singers Showcase of those graduating in 2017 from the BA (Hons) Drama and Performance and BA (Hons) Musical Theatre courses at the University of Portsmouth.

Presented by: The Student Workshop: Royal Holloway

An exciting new festival showcasing the best original productions being created by young, up and coming artists.

Presented by: Plays Rough Theatre

New writing collective Plays Rough London present a collection of short new plays based on the theme ‘Man Versus Machine’.

Presented by: The Centre for Performing Arts, University of Portsmouth

The Centre for Performing Arts is delighted to produce the Companies Showcase and introduce to the professional industry the varied and excellent theatre companies from the 2017 graduating class of BA (Hons) Drama and Performance and BA (Hons) Musical Theatre courses at the University of Portsmouth.

Presented by: House of Idiot

Dark and funny cabaret melodrama performed by a chorus of glamorous monsters. Silliness, dancing, laughter - and maybe a few thoughts thrown in too

Presented by: Ray Filar

A show about trans life, queer sex and radical left politics told through the medium of electro-punk songs and spoken word and dancing, and other kinds of storytelling.

Presented by: Daniel P Cunningham & Mark J Hamilton

Imagine a club where the dancer is a hot priest. Come and enjoy the possibility of liberation through sweat, song and fake money

Presented by: LGBTQ Arts Review

A platform for the lesser heard LGBTQ+ voices on stage from the LGBTQ Arts Review. Fun, immersive and interactive

Presented by: Various artists

The first of two explosive nights of work-in-progress performance exploring the themes of Come As You Are

Presented by: Bonnie and the Bonnettes

A three person, autobiographical show that combines drag performance with theatrical storytelling to mark the birth of a drag queen from Doncaster. It’s full of pop anthems, neon bobs, and glitter!

Presented by: Camilla Harding & Alexandra Sinclair

A Feminist drag theatre show exploring gender and identity that asks you to question just how and why guys and gals are put, painted and paired together.

Presented by: Pecs: The Drag King Collective

Following the sold-out 'Pecs: Let’s Talk about Sex', the Drag King Collective bring you the second instalment of their workshop performance series

Presented by: Hester Chillingworth

Shorty is a deconstructed drag child. The show is about inbetweenness in gender and the queerness of childhood. It’s light, dark, stupid and serious.

Presented by: Mamoru Iriguchi

An interactive cabaret lecture that explores fluidity of sexual and gender identities in nature, including human society.

Presented by: various artists

The second of two explosive nights of work-in-progress exploring the themes of Come As You Are

Presented by: Pablo Pakula

What hides beneath the monolithic notion of ‘masculinity’? What is it (or should it feel like) to be a man? Pablo is still trying to figure it out

Presented by: Jo Hauge

Britney.... is a riot grrl tribute show about being aggressively sad and queer, and the journey from "I'm not like other girls, girls are stupid" to "I'm not actually a girl, but girl stuff is the bomb dot com”

Presented by: Ellie Stamp

Currently Untitled is an early scratch exploration into the gendered codes of emotional and physical strength and vulnerability

Presented by: Orley Quick and the Hairy Heroines

Welcome to the world of the Hairy Heroines. Subtle, conflicted, playful and provocative games, both familiar and reinvented, underpin and undermine expressions of gender through dance and theatre.

Presented by: Whatsthat Performance

A collage of performed self-portraits, devised and presented by a cast of trans and non-binary performers. Sometimes humorous, deeply touching and always personal

Presented by: Panel discussion

Our understanding of gender is evolving at sometimes dizzying pace. Join CPT and our panel of experts to discuss where it’s all leading.

Presented by: Milk Presents

A workshop run by Milk Presents: an introduction to positive gender inclusivity within arts organisations

Presented by: Nouveau Riche

Strong passionate women fight oppression in a racist and sexist society in this new show about 'misogynoir'

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Oh look, Sh!t Theatre again, what is it this time? It's a show about Dolly Parton. They f*cking love her.

Presented by: Neon Peach Theatre

Jim likes his routine. Going to work, visiting the church and giving blood sacrifices to the Reptilian overlords. A dark and surreal story inspired by 1950s sci fi movies.........Welcome to Little Eden.

Presented by: Beside Ourselves Collective

Modern female sexuality and Christianity: are they as uncomfortable bedfellows as they appear to be?

Presented by: Barrel Organ

A road-trip. A haunted-house. A bedtime story. A photo-album. An ‘80s fantasy film. A demolition project. A riot.

Presented by: The Lab Collective

A pacy, exciting and sometimes uncomfortable opportunity to challenge the status quo of our current immigration system.

Presented by: Jess Brodie & Victoria Bianchi

A story of two women who have chosen completely opposite paths in their lives and wonder whether it’s the other one who actually got it right.

Presented by: Luisa Amorim and Graça Kotseva

On stage a mother and a daughter prepare their home to receive guests: a portrait of a London working family, and the mutations of their city

Presented by: Pip Hambly

A live analogue recorded online video blog digital radio broadcast dance theatre show. About who we are, why we’re here, and the accident of evolution. And the meaning of life

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

A collaboration with young Londoners and the Lung Biology Group at King’s College to explore air pollution, its consequences – and what we might do about it.

Presented by: Laura Ryder and Company

There’s a hum at a party. Glitter in the air. Invite in hand, don’t forget why you’re here. It’s about movement, love and care. Take a journey into the world of these black and yellow pollinators.

Presented by: Timberlina

A glittering, musical, story filled romp of spectacularly unconventional, bearded, alt-drag proportions about reaching peak-worry and overcoming eco-anxiety.

Presented by: Running Dog Theatre

A new music theatre show about going home, climate change, and hope in the face of helplessness.

Presented by: Urban Foxes Collective

A discussion of two women's attitudes towards the ethics of reproduction in an overpopulated world.

Presented by: Louise White

The story of a girl who’s dreams are not what she expected. A journey to the deep and a glimpse into the future of the oceans – but is it good or bad?

Presented by: Thomas Martin and Pat Ashe

After six sell­out dates at CPT, London’s only curated night of videogames and performance returns!

Presented by: Tribe Arts

What do you do when the people who should love and protect you, take advantage and abuse your freedoms?

Presented by: Chanje Kunda

A playful journey of discovery: about science, sensuality & spirituality and how our bodies mirror the universe through the constellations of particles twinkling within us.

Presented by: SBC Theatre

A dramatic exploration of immigration detention centres from a former Yarl’s Wood detainee

Presented by: SUPERFAN

An intensely physical, funny, and tender duet by two men who wrestle with their relationship to violence - both onscreen and off

Presented by: The Hiccup Project

Honest, poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, this show asks what we do when things aren’t okay.

Presented by: Mooville Theatre

A powerful, multimedia exploration of skin lightening.

Presented by: Alissa AJY Cooper

A one-woman show exploring the coming-of-age journey of a slightly obsessive romantic with psychological tendencies

Presented by: Silent Faces

It makes sense to take an umbrella out when it’s raining, but mental health is much harder to understand than the weather.

Presented by: Jamal Gerald

An interactive performance focusing on the way we talk about racial and gender inequality

Presented by: Luca Rutherford

Luca’s confused, overwhelmed and feels stupid about politics. So, she’s throwing a party. A political party.

Presented by: Various artists

Our signature night of scratch performances returns for two eclectic events as part of The Shape of Things to Come festival.

Presented by: Barrel Organ

A scratch night taking for experimental and non-traditional work that plays with the ‘liveness’ of theatre.

Presented by: Breach

An investigation into rehearsals for the future – through safety drills and emergency response training.

Presented by: Miranda Prag

A show about identity, authenticity and the murky area between the two

Presented by: gobscure

A high-octane monologue about multiple possibilities for survival, exploring the reclamation of the derogatory term 'joey'

Presented by: Grace Lambert

An online therapy bot promises rapid recovery from a breakup in 5 days

Presented by: Ruby Lawrence

A performance piece shedding light on the male commentary that accompanies sexual intimacy and relationships, and playfully celebrating womanhood.

Presented by: ThisEgg

Flog explores communication and language and whether our progression in technology is really a regression as a species.

Presented by: The End and the Beginning Theatre

A creative project by London-based theatre-makers from Finland and Colombia exploring explores the limits of language in cross-cultural human communication

Presented by: Pear-Shaped

An exploration into the minefield of ethical sexual relations.

Presented by: Adam Welsh

A comparison between an unknown living man and a famous missing child.

Presented by: Embolon Theatre

A trio of pilot performances testing new interactive games. If you can beat us, join us.

Presented by: Kopfkino

As the public facade of a perfect couple shatters, The Bearpit interrogates what we tell ourselves to be true versus the reality raging beneath

Presented by: The Fun Club

A fun show about three people f*cking up. Expect dancing/squabbling/comedy/games… and failure. Mostly failure

Presented by: Paul O'Donnell

A sideways look at the pomp and circumstance of modern jukebox musicals, asking whether the art of imagination is being lost to machinery and extravagance.

Presented by: Keisha Thompson

A journey through space and time, fuelled by love, fear and Afro-futurism.

Presented by: Emma Berentsen & Tiffany Murphy

Would you want to meet your rapist seven years after the attack? An intimate performance about the fear of dying, losing dignity and reclaiming power by facing your biggest fear.

Presented by: Unfinished Productions

Acclaimed show exploring the extraordinary life and work of forgotten black composer, Julius Eastman.

Presented by: Adam Z. Robinson in association with LittleMighty

Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night.

Presented by: Sh!t Theatre

Back by popular demand for a mini tour! A 2014, 2015 AND 2016 CPT Christmas sellout!

Presented by: Panel discussion

Join our panel as we discuss the challenges posed by London air pollution as part of Shoot The Breeze festival.

Presented by: Santina Sorrenti

G(END)ER SWAP intends to create a safe & non judgmental space for gender nonconforming individuals to access clothes aligning with their gender identity.

Presented by: Gemma Weekes

A desperate woman attempts to resurrect the spirit of long-dead artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whilst raging at the forces that killed him.

Presented by: Matt Abbott Poet

On 23 June 2016, Abbott’s native city voted 66% in favour of Brexit. Either side of the referendum, he volunteered at the Calais Jungle. Exploring the working-class Leave vote, whilst exposing the reality of the refugee crisis, Abbott uses poetic flair and observational storytelling in this vital spoken word show.

Presented by: Cloud Dance Festival

Work in the arts and have topics you’d like to discuss or share with others? Then come along to our new monthly open space event which is open to all: raise issues, ask questions, offer advice, share skills, ask for feedback and network with other industry professionals.

Presented by: Sean Burn

A fun and accessible workshop during which you will think about language and create a DIY magazine

Presented by: Camden People's Theatre

Join us for a guided tour of The Euston Passage: a route mapped out by scientists as a way to avoid the worst of the pollution along The Euston Road.

Presented by: Various Artists

The first of three explosive nights of work-in-progress exploring the themes of Calm Down Dear 2018

Presented by: Racheal Ofori

Exploring cultural and generational shifts in how women see themselves and each other, this sassy and soulful new show asks what happens when we realise mums don't always know best.

Presented by: A&E Comedy

Enter The Dragons is a funny, frank and fearless show about the pressures facing women as they age.

Presented by: Daughter Product

Acclaimed Canadian performance in which