A new version from Proteus.
In the City, success is all and ruthless ambition is rewarded. The only problem is, how do you control it before it consumes you and your family?
This is London, October 1987, Black Monday.
This is a tale of greed, betrayal and murder.
This is Macbeth.
Featuring movement from Theatre Ad Infinitum's George Mann and a talented cast of BAME performers, award-winning theatre company Proteus present a highly physical version of Macbeth.
WHY? Shakespeare's Macbeth is reimagined as a corporate thriller which explores race, class and the pressures faced by first generation British-born children of immigrants
Wrongfully condemned and outcast from society, a poor weaver, eaten up with bitterness and anger, becomes a doomed miser and recluse, until he is forced to take in a young orphan girl.
Their mutual friendship leads to joy, love and his redemption.
The heart moving action, set in the early years of the 19th century, is performed by an ensemble cast of seven actors accompanied by music and songs of the period.
WHY? This great Victorian epic novel is thrillingly and theatrically brought to the stage by the acclaimed Conn Artists Theatre Company in the bicentenary year of George Eliot’s birth
£16 (£14 conc)
Expect fantastical characters, ridiculous puppetry, extreme wigs, physical comedy and delightfully dark humour. Sixty minutes of laugh-out-loud joy, dissent and touching humility for anyone who is considering ageing.
Enter the Dragons is an hilarious, surreal odyssey through the challenges of growing older, which explodes myths about beauty, sex and femininity.
An archetypal Hero is reframed as a mature woman in the modern world. Gripped with
fear at her advancing years, she sets off on an epic quest to defeat Chronos, the god of time, and halt the inevitable - ageing. Will she succeed?
Written and performed by Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards
WHY? ‘Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards are a brilliant comedy coupling: the writing is sharp as a witch’s nose’ Total Theatre
‘Utterly hilarious, simply ingenious’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Suitable for ages 16+ years.
(contains strong language and nudity)
£14 (£12 conc)
This follow up to the Grimm’s hugely popular production in 2017, sees no, no, no, no, further hilarious adventures in the lives and loves of the Vicar and her fellow parishioners.
WHY? Including many more scenes based on the well-loved television series
Presented by the Grimm Players.
Encore screenings from London’s West End.
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet).
WHY? The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts
Run time tbc
Telling the untold stories of the lives of learning disabled people during The Great War.
This thought provoking drama explores the lives and loves of the residents of The Orchards. It’s Summer of 1919 and preparations are underway for a Peace Tea garden party. War is over but the horrendous loss of life was unprecedented and brought devastating changes at home. Entertaining original theatre, putting learning disabled actors centre stage.
WHY? Stay on after the show for an afternoon tea
££12 (£10 concessions) or £18 (£16 concessions) with afternoon tea
Max is a normal-ish kid in a normal-ish town. He spends his days daydreaming and hanging out with his weird wee pal Stevie Nimmo.
But when Max is called for his first Square Go, a fight by the school gates, it’s his own demons he must wrestle with first. A raucous and hilarious new play about playground violence, myths of masculinity and the decision to step up or run.
Featuring an original soundtrack by members of Frightened Rabbit. This is an unmissable collaboration between Fringe First-winning writers Kieran Hurley (Heads Up) and Gary McNair (A Gambler’s Guide to Dying).
WHY? ‘Riotously entertaining’ ★★★★ The Independent
‘Finn den Hertog’s production is – there’s no other way of putting it – brilliant, brilliant fun’ ★★★★★ The Stage
‘It’s irresistible’ ★★★★ The Guardian
‘Fast moving and... thrilling’ ★★★★ The Scotsman
‘A riotous night of school boy insults, theatrical wrestling and perceptive insights on male aggression’ ★★★★ The Skinny
‘Square Go is impeccable’ ★★★★ The List
£14 (£12 concessions)