Live Performances

Here's a list of our forthcoming Live events, we hope to see you there!

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Box Tale Soup
The Turn of the Screw

“..there are depths.. the more I see in it, the more I fear..” At an isolated estate, a young governess begins to fear there is something darker in the depths of Bly House. Award-winning Box Tale Soup presents a new adaptation of Henry James’ disturbing story, featuring puppetry and a haunting original soundtrack. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show. “They are wonderful.” The Times “..beautifully crafted..” Fringe Guru

Age Range: Adults and 12+

www.boxtalesoup.co.uk

George Egg
Anarchist Cook

George Egg is a comedian who cooks in hotels. A life of touring has taught him to be self-sufficient. Come see him make a three course meal using the appliances in his room, irons, kettles, hairdryers and even the trouser press. Comedy and food like you’ve never seen it before. “a genius… he is the friendly face of anarchy, the anarchic face of food and the foodie face of comedy” Scotland on Sunday

Age Range: 14+

anarchistcook.info

Little Bulb Theatre/Farnham Malthings
Mountain Music

When pioneers from the British Isles came to settle in the Appalachian Mountains they brought with them, in their invisible baggage, songs from "the old country" which took on a new life amidst the new land. Join award winning Little Bulb Theatre as they weave a tapestry both historical and fantastical in an unforgettable evening of story and song. Told with sumptuous three-part harmonies and a foot stomping string band, we invite you on a journey of musical migration to the birth of what we now call "Country Music". 'boundlessly enthusiastic, insanely optimistic and inexpressibly charming' Lyn Gardner on Little Bulb

Age Range: 11+

www.farnhammaltings.com

Nick Cassenbaum
Bubble Schmeisis

Nick Cassenbaum invites you into the warmth of the Canning Town Schvitz, East London’s last authentic bath house. Amongst the steam, ritual and live Klezmer, Nick will take you on a journey to find the place he belongs. Schlaping through summer camps, barber shops and Spurs games… will he find what he was looking for? Bubble Schmeisis is full of intimate and personal true stories about identity, home and getting schmeised (washed) by old men. Followed by a second half of a fabulous live Klezmer music set.

Age Range: 14+

www.nickcassenbaum.com

Oddbodies
King Lear

This inventive, irreverent and highly accessible take on King Lear has all of the trademark physical ingenuity and visual flair associated with Oddbodies. Armed with only a drum, a guitar, a knife and a chair, Lear’s demise is presented to you from the point of view of his ever-loyal fool. Blindness, betrayal, delusion, deceit, love, loyalty, lust and greed –it’s all here in this fast paced, funny, and poignant production.

Age Range: 14+

www.oddbodies.com

Open Sky Theatre
The Disappearing Act

Blending new-writing and visual physical theatre, Open Sky tell the tale of magician’s assistant Edie Rose. On the eve of her sixtieth year Edie Rose is finally hosting her own show. To assist she conjures up two younger versions of herself. Together the three Edies (aged 20,40 and 60) re-examine the loves, hopes and losses of her life using séance, mentalism and dark, mysterious magic. The Disappearing Act is an alchemy of perspectives: the hopefulness of youth, the wisdom of experience and the disappearing act of ageing

Age Range: age 12+

www.openskyahead.co.uk

Quick Duck Theatre
Yours Sincerely

What happens when Will Jackson accidentally steals 300 second class stamps from the Post Office? Storytelling and lipsync cabaret collide in this queer coming of age comedy about the complications of 21st century communication. Yours Sincerely was originally produced by the Birmingham REP before running at VAULT Festival 2019. Praise for Will Jackson’s work: “Wonderful, life-affirming, quirky and constantly appealing." - The Birmingham Post

Age Range: 13+

www.facebook.com/QuickDuckTheatre

Rhubarb Theatre
Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon

Flo’s café is no tea at the Ritz, in fact it’s a little bit shabby, but Flo is always ready with a welcoming smile. Only problem is, where are the customers? All seems doomed for Flo until one cold windy day a strange old chap blows through the doors, bursting with imaginative stories! Could Henry Moon be the answer to Flo’s problems?

Age Range: 5+

www.rhubarbtheatre.co.uk

Tangram Theatre Company
The Origin of Species: a Musical Comedy about Charles Darwin

Full title: The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection or the Survival of (R)Evolutionary Theories in the face of Scientific and Ecclesiastical Objections: being a Musical Comedy about Charles Darwin (1809-1882); Tangram Theatre Company! This international hit tells the remarkable story of how Charles Darwin discovered the secrets of evolution. It’s packed with big ideas, terrible puns, brilliant physical comedy and six cracking original songs. “Remarkably inventive, thoroughly entertaining…Science can rarely have been so fascinating and never so much fun.” - The Stage “Grown-ups will love it. Kids will adore it. A gem.” Broadway Baby

Age Range: Ages 7+

www.tangramtheatre.co.uk

The Bone Ensemble
Gulp!

Maya LOVES water! Swimming in the sea, splashing in her paddling pool, squirting her sister with a water pistol… But, one summer day, she gets sucked up the bathroom tap - SQUOOSH! - and along the water pipes! WHOOAAHHHH! Maya goes on an exciting journey, whooshing through oceans, plunging into rivers and floating in clouds, encountering a flood, a drought and fascinating people and creatures. Gulp! is an interactive story for all the family dripping with fun!

Age Range: 7+

www.theboneensemble.co.uk

The Fetch Theatre
Pedlar's Tales

The storyteller weaves a magical spell and draws you into a fantastical world bringing past events bursting into life in this pop up touring show with music, featuring a host of beautiful puppets. Bite-sized stories contained in a quirky cart drawn by a goat have been inspired by fascinating historical documents and objects from Herefordshire Archives. The cart also contains a ‘magical’ box, to collect stories from you, the audience. This is an engaging performance for families suitable for indoor and outdoor venues, festivals and community events. The show can be performed episodically enabling audiences to dip in and out as the stories are performed throughout the day or, sit down, relax and enjoy all the stories performed together as ‘Silver Joan’s’ tales unfold.

Age Range: family

www.thefetch.co.uk