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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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Two brand new musicals. One night. LUU Music Theatre Society brings you “Confessions” and “Turning Thirty”, two farcical comedy musicals from students of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Update your status. Tweet your thoughts. Instagram that selfie. Subscribe to that channel. Swipe right. Add to your Story. Sleep. Repeat. Join Open Theatre as they explore the morality and ethics of fame and fortune in the modern world
‘I believe that I am first and foremost a human being.’ Nora Helmer has been gifted the best present imaginable this Christmas: Money.
An irreverent solo show exploring what it means to be a man in contemporary western society.
One of the funniest shows running at the Fringe! ★★★★★ ThreeWeeks Armed with a cast that despise him and a slim budget; actor, writer and director George Vere endeavours to bring you his debut “sci-fi masterpiece”
Join Devika Dance Theatre for an interactive performance workshop.
Internationally renowned performer and stage@leeds associate artist Devika Rao returns to Stage One with YAA DEVI NIRAMAYA.
Her biggest disability is her family. Rebecca Walker is a 19 year old who wants to be outspoken and fiercely independent but for this she needs a voice. Speechless is a coming of age tale about someone with Cerebral Palsy and without speech, and the world they encounter along the way.
In February, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the tours of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica, and back. It was a long journey backwards, in order to go forwards. This show is what they brought back.
‘When I was five years old, my Dad was told our surname might be stopping him from getting a job. So we changed it. It worked.’ ‘Powerful, important and funny’ (Emma Thompson).