Old Red Lion Theatre, London
The Arcola Theatre, London
The Miniaturists is a growing group of playwrights and other theatre workers interested in the possibilities of the short play. We stage a regular writer-led event dedicated to bringing you short but perfectly formed plays. Every show is packed with 5 original pieces from an array of talented writers, new and established. Each piece is no longer than twenty minutes, and the dizzying mix makes every event as various and unpredictable as life itself.
Southwark Playhouse, London
Ten handpicked writers and directors speed date to find a new collaborative partner that will help them bring a twenty minute piece of new writing to life.
Courting Drama showcases four new collaborative partners and the four pieces that they create and mould together over a two-week period. Did they meet their creative soulmate or want to rip each other’s hair out?… Read More
Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe
A dark and bloody comedy inspired by the past thefts of ‘The Scream’ and the ‘Mona Lisa’. How far would you go for money? And is art nothing more than a price tag?
The theft of art is an art in itself, and siblings Molly and Lee think they’re masters of the craft. They’ve done the hard bit and ‘The Scream’ is hanging on their safe-house wall. It’s worth over £74 million… if only they could sell it! Expert art thieves already, this is their biggest job to date. But things start to go wrong before they’ve even begun…
Waterloo East Theatre, London
When the young and beautiful Annie becomes trapped in a basement with her dysfunctional family on the eve of her wedding, what ends up escaping are the feelings, frustrations, and secrets that lay hidden within.
A feisty, down-on-her-luck wedding singer pokes at this buzzing beehive of dysfunction and Annie is forced to question her impending nuptials. Meanwhile, her sister, Andy, is forced to question all of their relationships on every level, while their mother and aunt attempt to provide pearls of wisdom that turn into surprising revelations.… Read More
The Vaults, London
“There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of Wonder, Mystery and Danger”
Lewis Carroll, 1865
Les Enfants Terribles invite you to that very place with Alice’s Adventures Underground. Only it’s not just Alice’s adventure, it’s yours…… Read More
Greenwich Theatre, London
Robert Louis Stevenson’s cult classic Jekyll and Hyde is reinterpreted in this modern adaptation set in an alternative London of the future, written by Jo Clifford and multi award-winning touring company Sell A Door.
A devoted man of science, Dr. Henry Jekyll is a high-profile cancer specialist, determined to find the chemical breakthrough that will solve mankind’s most challenging medical uncertainties.
Jekyll’s controversial research results in the creation of an unintentional strain of drug which entirely alters the patient’s personality. Making himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, Jekyll accidentally unleashes his ultimate inner demon in the process: the infamous Mr. Hyde.
Linsbury Studio, LAMDA, London
“Sex to change the course of the world”
A marine biologist’s online ad lures a journalism student to his subterranean lab under the pretence of an evening of “no strings” sex. But there’s nothing casual about this particular evening.
An epic, intimate comedy that spans billions of years, boom explores the influences of fate and randomness in the course of one’s life, and life on Earth as we know it.… Read More
The Marlborough, Brighton
Last Refuge, London
What are the ethics of mass destruction?
It’s 1953 and Albert Einstein is slowly driving himself insane as he struggles to solve the unanswerable question: “Did I do the right thing?”
When a family friend, newly released from a Chinese POW camp, comes to visit, a warm reunion soon becomes an explosive collision of opposing beliefs on the subject of evil, the winning of wars, and the construction of the world’s first weapon of mass destruction – the atomic bomb.… Read More
The Albany, Deptford, London
The Marlborough, Brighton
“You don’t know where you’re going, till you know where you came from.”
Radio tells the story of Charlie Fairbanks, a young man born slap bang in the middle of things. The simplicity of the storytelling places international events within a very personal framework. Charlie’s coming of age parallels that of America; with the childish idealism of the 1950s, shattered by Kennedy’s assassination, leading to the difficult adolescence of the Vietnam War. Radio is a play about the tragic, funny and impossible dreams we sell ourselves, managing at once to be both entertaining and terrifically moving.… Read More