A poetic fable about an immigration system not dissimilar to the UK’s own, Sami Ibrahim’s A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain uses a fairytale premise to dissect the realities of the hostile environment. Utilising dreamy movement, storytelling and direct address, this story feels both other-worldly and pointedly terrestrial. Princess Khumalo & Sara Hazemi. Photo credit:... Continue Reading →
A dynamic exploration of faith, sexuality and addiction, Sadiq Ali's The Chosen Haram is a beautiful, affecting piece of physical theatre. Powerful, strong and sensual work that both challenges and entertains. Hauk Pattison and Sadiq Ali. Photo credit: Glen McCarty. Drawing on Ali’s personal experiences, and interviews with members of the LGBTQ+ community who identify... Continue Reading →
When a woman tells a little lie, she can have no idea of the ways that it will germinate, sprout and grow. This new take on ancient mythology creates a Metamorphoses for the modern era, examining the power of shame and the roots it can take in all aspects of a person’s life. Funny, dark... Continue Reading →
Harry Clayton-Wright has made a magnificent hour of theatrical storytelling that his mum should DEFINITELY never see. From graphic self-porn to personal revelations, Sex Education is a laugh out loud show with some thoughtful audience participation and a stunning climax.
Do you remember your first time? Nathaniel Hall certainly does, and finally, he is willing to share it all.
Resplendent in Dad drag, Leyla Josephine's solo show gets off to a hilarious start. More stand up than play at first, "Daddy" opens with a rap that highlights both the strengths and foibles of the typical dad, luring the audience into the palm of her hand. It is only once we are fully drawn in that the cracks begin to show and reality seeps in.