Haru is a young woman who returns to her family house after many years of absence.
Strange events happen as the house seems to be inhabited by ghosts from the past. As the action unfolds, the memory of a terrible event resurfaces. A cinematic and atmospheric piece featuring life sized puppets, humanettes, acting and videos. Inspired by Japanese ghost stories and horror movies
WHY? ‘Rouge 28 have created something of a classic in the puppetry mystery horror genre’ Total Theatre
Presented by Rouge28 Theatre.
The multi award winning comedian, adventurer and world record holder brings a show about the 10 greatest bets in history.
Find out how Tim hilariously attempted to push a wheelbarrow 25 miles, stand on one leg for 12 hours, race a racehorse for over 100 yards and much more! As heard on Tim’s hit BBC Radio 4 show (repeated on BBC Radio 4 from Wednesday 27 January at 6.30pm).
The Gambler sold out at the Edinburgh Festival in 2011, Melbourne International Festival (Australia) in 2012, Adelaide Festival (Australia) in 2013 and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival in 2014.
Suitable for ages 14+ years.
WHY? ‘Gut bustingly funny’ ★★★★★ The Scotsman
‘FitzHigham utterly immerses himself into the tasks making him a brilliantly compelling, fired up guide…..My it is funny’ ★★★★★ Chortle
‘Tim FitzHigham is unhinged. He is completely without hinges’ Eddie Izzard
‘Well done for keeping British eccentricity well and truly alive’ Sir Ranulph Fiennes
‘Consistently hilarious. All in all the perfect English eccentric’ Dara O Briain
In 1920s Copenhagen, artist Einar Wegener is married to Gerda.
With her support, he prepares to undergo one of the first sex change operations. Their marriage evolves as he becomes Lilli and a transgender pioneer.
WHY? Based on the book by David Ebershoff and directed by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables)
'A beautiful, humane and moving biopic' ★★★★ The Telegraph
Click here to read the full review.
What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and dinosaurs never became extinct?
In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
WHY? The latest film from Disney Pixar
Superheroes Captain Clever and Captain Conker have a BIG problem – a very disgruntled Mission Control.
Captain Clever is good at code breaking and problem solving, whilst Captain Conker is super fast and not scared of anything. But a tadpole catching competition challenges our dynamic duo. Can they save the world… together? Suitable for ages 5+ years.
WHY? A highly visual and energetic play about rivalry, strengths, weaknesses and superheroes!
£10 (£8 under 16s)
Family & Friends (4 people) £32
Join this eclectic group of versatile international musicians as they traverse a world of folk music.
The band are led by English-Croatian clarinettist/vocalist Alice Mary Williamson and Spanish vocalist/percussionist Ulises Diaz.
The line up is completed by:
Danyal Dhondy (England/India): viola, violin, piano
Telmo Sousa (Portugal): guitar
James Adams (England/Egypt): guitar, percussion
Huw V Williams (Wales): double bass
Their warm, embracing ethos of collaboration and experimentation has opened up new interpretations of age old music.
WHY? From Indian raga to Balkan beats, Klezmer to Manouche, Flamenco to Argentine folklore, you’ll be swept away by the rich danceable rhythms
£14 (£12 conc)
Thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines come to life in this bold revisiting of some of literature’s most celebrated works.
Using only Austen’s words, Rebecca Vaughan becomes Emma Woodhouse, Lizzy Bennet, Mrs Norris, Miss Bates and nine other beautifully observed women in critical moments from Austen’s major novels. Includes Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma and lesser known or unfinished works.
WHY? ’Truly extraordinary… one of the most exciting young performers on the British stage’ ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide
’A theatrical masterpiece… utterly faultless and vastly entertaining’ ★★★★★ Three Weeks
The award winning sketch comedy quartet return with their distinctive brand of rapid fire comedy.
They have appeared on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Pick of the Week. Expect razor sharp writing, nuanced performances and killer punchlines from this effervescent foursome. The gang will be performing a preview of their latest show prior to the Edinburgh Fringe.
WHY? ‘ACE! Mixed Doubles provide unbridled fun from start to finish’ Broadway Baby
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The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live cinema season continues with a new vision of Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. Branagh and his creative team present a modern passionate version of the classic tragedy.
A longstanding feud between Verona’s Montague and Capulet families brings about devastating consequences for two young lovers caught in the conflict.
Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet and Sir Derek Jacobi as Mercutio.