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Joe has always been a nerd. In his teens, he hid it. In his 20s, he owned it. Now, in his 30s, he’s started to sense something: a great disturbance in the fandom… And when Joe finds himself alone, sorting through his old things, he finds an old video tape… and something incredible starts to…
When Reece is roughly accosted by the police, his teacher, Gillian, doesn’t intervene. Now he wants her to understand his pain. My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored is an urgent interrogation of racial identity, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor.
We invite researchers and practitioners to ‘More than a Launch’ of the recently published Routledge Companion to Audiences and the Performing Arts. Published in 2022, the Companion brings together 60 authors across 46 chapters to create a truly multi-dimensional exploration of the inter-relationships between audiences and the performing arts. ‘More than a Launch’ will bring…
How do we recognise “great” acting – how do we record that experience? How do we evaluate the legendary actors on the 19th and early 20th centuries – and does it matter to us today?
The paths of two strangers collide and explode into a forbidden romance that lasts all summer long. But when Autumn arrives, their paths divulge.
Does contemporary cultural policy have an obligation to people not yet born? The interests of future generations are accepted as a given in environmental policy, though there are divisions as to what weight should be given to their well-being relative to those currently living. Cultural policy also faces that question, but with added complications: which arts genres and practices warrant deliberate policies of preservation, and which are best left to whichever path arises from the private sector?
A turbulent night of theatre and cabaret, in search of identity. Drawing on songs and texts from German and English authors, Wiebke speaks about being pulled between two cultures, curious encounters with alien traditions, and the deep longing for her childhood paradise

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Marking the centenary of the end of WWI, this promenade performance explores echoes of ‘The war to end all wars’ back at home, in Yorkshire.
The final episode of the story of an Old Man, found in the garden of Pelayo and Elisenda. However, this man is unlike any other, for on his back is a pair of enormous wings. Is he an angel? Or is he a man?
Bluebell Hill’s newest inhabitants, siblings, Martin and Hilda, can’t wait to become part of the community. But their hopes of a pleasant neighbourhood are soon threatened when Martin catches a young intruder in their garden…
Perhaps you are not the only version of yourself. When truth and fiction have been blurred to such an extent, you may not even be able to tell the difference. This experiment will push the boundaries of our reality by laying bare what it means to be human.
A five and a-half mile ascent to the summit of Mount Everest – lots of running, lots of talking, lots of polystyrene balls and some dancing.
Offering an unflinching exploration of the power and perils of ideology, this new play uses audience voting, along with stage and screen acting, to transport viewers to an unsettling vision of UK politics in the year 2027.
Exploring the small yet transformative power of touch, the often overlooked can sometimes become the simplest of solutions.
After the success of their five-star award-winning farce ‘The Starship Osiris’, Willis & Vere are back with a brand new touring comedy farce about the pretentiousness of theatre and the tragedies of war.
After the success of their last show, ‘Miscellaneous’ “the most fun… intriguing and fantastically odd” (The Scribe), Toasted Peacocks are terribly thrilled to get stuck into a brand spanking new piece.