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Everyone creates their own coping strategies or rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers in the kitchen for a traditional Christmas and they each follow those rules, rigidly?
Explore the tragic, funny and often unbelievable life of fiction’s most famous Jew in this acclaimed theatre production that has toured over 50 countries.
18th February 4pm Stage OneFree entrance (30 minutes performance followed by a Q&A) £FREE Feathers is a project that explores ways of making dance and movement more accessible and inclusive to the Blind and Visually Impaired (B/VI) community. It has been devised by choreographer Sandrine Monin, in collaboration with and performed by a group of…
Why do we lie? To be liked, to be seen as impressive, for the thrill of it all?
‘Everyone lived like we did! Well maybe not everyone, everyone. But… I wasn’t any worse than anyone else.’
by Andie Curno Enter into the dreamscape world of Marlowe as they navigate the riptides of identity, friendship, young love and sexual awakening. In this coming-of-age play, the lives of three young people are intertwined in a powerful LGBTQIA+ story, celebrating their experiences. Yet, Marlowe’s memories resurface like waves, carrying in their depths the swallowed…
In 1965 Marshall McLuhan said ‘There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew’. In this festival of design-led performances, students from the MA Performance Design programme present original performances that explore the interconnections and interdependencies between people and environments in the context of climate crisis. Full Programme TBC Mon 06 – Fri…
It’s May 1997. Tony Blair has won the election and Katrina and the Waves have won Eurovision. Channel 5 is a month old. No one knows who Harry Potter is. Britain is the coolest place in the world. 
Evelyn and Joe were the top spies in the Communist regime, but a betrayal by their lover lands them in the pits of nothing, running pointless surveillance out of a newsagents. But when their ex-lover returns decades later – now, their new boss – they have a chance to return to glory. And they will do anything to make their dreams come true.
In rooms like this room people lie. Not little lies, the kinds of lies that kill people, or worse…

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by Dylan Marsh

Even in death there’s pain, there are rules and there are mangos. 7.30pm Alec Clegg Studio £8.50 (£6.50)
This new work by renowned Leeds based theatre artist Oliver Bray is entirely dictated by the room and the people in the room; watching, waiting, expecting. 6.30pm Alec Clegg studio £Free with Reckless Sleepers ticket
“That black box might well, in the final analysis, be a metaphor for the mind, but it is also a space for gripping physical theatre.” The Guardian 7.30pm Stage One £12.00 (£9.00)

by Thomas Amo

A hilarious tale of mix-ups, mayhem and misunderstanding that keeps you on your toes, and laughing until the end. 7.00pm Banham Theatre £8.50 (£6.50)
The PCI Society present ‘Pussy and her Boots’, a rock’n’roll, bootylicious pantomime complete with house band ‘Chastity’s Child’ and the soon to be legendary Lady La La Moanaj. 7.30pm Stage One £8.50 (£6.50)
Betrayal and violence govern Shakespeare’s tragedy, set in a post-apocalyptic domain. 7.30pm Stage One £8.50 (£6.50)

by Martin McDonagh

Puppetry and innovative staging are combined in McDonagh’s dark tale of Katurian, a fiction writer living in a police state. 7.30pm Banham Theatre £8.50 (£6.50)

by Gao Xingjian

This contentious and rarely performed play tells the story of eight characters, each an archetype representing a different element of Chinese society. 7.30pm Alec Clegg studio £8.50 (£6.50)

by Ferdinand Bruckner

The fading glamour of real life reveals the Pains of Youth. 7.00pm Banham Theatre £8.50 (£6.50)
In this brand new devised production ‘Swipe Right?’ asks the question ‘with more and more people finding “the one” online, does this mean we need to say goodbye to good old fashioned romance?’ 7.30pm Banham Theatre £8.50 (£6.50)