Join cult absurdist double act The Lovely Boys along with Chortle Student Comedy Award Winner Joe Kent-Walters and Leicester Mercury Award Nominee Sam Williams for an evening of work-in-progress fringe comedy shows.
This doctoral project researches the intercultural issues raised for a Chinese artist when composing a feminist adaptation of an episode from a Qing dynasty classic (also known as one of the Four Chinese Great Classical Novels) A Dream of Red Mansions for contemporary UK audiences.
‘Nothing is much more than a series of monologues. It is about – among other things – customer service, crap television, cupcakes, shitting, sex, buses and stalking’. 8 monologues – 9 characters. Tell your story – it’s your duty to make sure it’s heard. The show is never fully finished. Tue 15 – Thur 17th…
”My friend Serge has bought a painting. It’s a canvas about five foot by four: white. The background is white and, if you screw up your eyes, you can make out some fine white diagonal lines.”
God of Carnage is a comedy about two sets of parents who come together one afternoon because the child of one couple has hit the other.
When their wealthy father passes away, two siblings battle it out for his inheritance, whilst dangerously falling into the world of crime, assassins and the law.
A Road, a wild night, a drunken tour guide, a journey to the gutter and the stars and back. Jim Cartwright’s first play gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed Northern road in Eighties Britain.
Modern fairy-tale, warped romanticised stories told for generations, culminating in a future world that we created ourselves …
Bob and Fran Price have four adult children: Pip, Mark, Ben, and Rosie. Each child has their own unique struggles and secrets that they try to keep hidden from their parents, but Mother Fran has a knack for knowing what is true in each of their lives.
They have an affinity with the violence, the balance, the ritual, the grace and the power. They are indestructible. Beautiful Burnout is about the soul-sapping three-minutes when boxers become gods and gods, mere boxers. It’s about the second when the guard drops, that moment when the eyes blink and miss the incoming hammer blow. We…
Zip It is an immersive play through which the audience follows the lives of two young women and their experience of gender identity, sexual harassment and domestic violence. The narrative is framed within the setting of a reality dating gameshow and despite the dark themes, is also layered with comedic elements. 25th and 26th April…
Five friends take a trip to the Lake District to relive their booze and drug-fuelled university days and to escape from their banal and disappointing lives.
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“Hagit Yakira and her company don’t only dance, they live and take the audience with them.”
How do you start a revolution? How do you stop one?
The nativity – One of the most recognised stories in the world. But what happened to the Three Kings?
“Away to face the day that begins thy slavery.” – Hecuba in Women of Troy In a world where forced displacement is a global issue Euripides’ play has never seemed more relevant.
‘If you’re going to play, you have to play properly…’ Everyone creates their own coping strategies, their own rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers in the kitchen for a traditional Christmas and they follow these rules rigidly?
Fall in love. Have an affair. Threaten a friend. Listen to the voices in your head: In ‘the Structural Integrity of a Peach’ a brash Hunter struggles to voice new found emotions
Back for their third consecutive year, PCI Society present a new pantomime, which promises to be bigger and better than ever!
‘There’s always room for jokes, there’s always room for boobs, that’s a given, but what else is there room for?’ Lucy Kirkwood’s farcical comedy is hilarious, yet disturbing look at the cut-throat media world exposing power games and privacy in the age of Photoshop.
Irvine Welsh’s seminal Trainspotting follows a motely group of heroin-addicts as they navigate the bedsits, bars and drug-dens that populate Edinburgh’s underbelly. This interactive experience will explore their dark humour and fearless honesty, as their seemingly dystopian world becomes your own.
Like Pokemon and popular xenophobia, 314 BC’s second biggest satire is back. Adapted from Aristophanes’ “The Birds” Cloud Cuckoo Land is coming.