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The Vinyl Frontier - Secret Vinyl Singalong

Hosted by Jeff Lloyd.

What is the best song to sing along to (even if you don't really want to)?

Ten people will nominate (secretly) a song that they think will encourage the lustiest of singalongs. A decibel meter, hidden in the auditorium will be the judge!

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Presented by Wright & Grainger.

‘Very cleverly involves the audience in an hour in which past and present, the ancient and the contemporary, lightness and darkness mingle’ Lyn Gardner

A lad lives half way up a historic hill. A teenager is on a road trip to the city in a stolen car. A boy is driving a chariot, pulling the sun across the sky.

This is a story about the son of the god of the sun.

Helios transplants the Ancient Greek tale into a modern-day myth wound round the winding roads of rural England and into the everyday living of a towering city. It’s a story about life, the invisible monuments we build to it and the little things that leave big marks.

From ‘Masters of Storytelling’ (Fourthwall) Wright & Grainger, Helios is the award-winning follow up to the internationally-acclaimed Orpheus, Eurydice, and The Gods The Gods The Gods.

Join them in our intimate Studio setting with a tape player - and delicate tale to tell.

‘Quiet Intimacy & Boyhood Wonder’ The Guardian

‘Powerful’ The Scotsman

‘This company truly are the best at storytelling’ Threeweeks

‘Electric hour of performance’ Playbill

★★★★★ Threeweeks

★★★★ Broadway Baby

★★★★ The Wee Review

Run time: 70 minutes

Written & Told by Alexander Wright Music by Phil Grainger


Wright and Grainer's website


The Magic of Terry Pratchett

Join author and comedian Marc Burrows on a journey through the life and work of Sir Terry Pratchett.

Based on his Locus award winning biography and officially endorsed by the author’s estate. Explore Pratchett's life, influences, impact, wit and wisdom, from his days as a school librarian to his time as a trainee journalist to his untimely death from Alzheimer's in 2015. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Discworld and discover the joy, anger, and delicious cock ‘n’ bull stories of one of the greatest storytellers of all time.

Warning: includes bad puns and unnecessary footnotes.


Marc Burrows website


The Vinyl Frontier - Battle of the Bedroom

Hosted by Jeff Lloyd.

Battle of the Bedroom: don't get too excited! This is the Vinyl Frontier version of the marital gameshow where couples (in our version you don't have to be married!) play a record they love that that they know their partner hates.

The audience decides which is better. We start, and hope to finish, with six couples!

Other Vinyl Frontier Events This Season

Solo Beatles
Secret Vinyl Singalong