dark comedy

David Mercatali (Blue Heart, Dark Vanilla Jungle, Radiant Vermin) returns to Tobacco Factory Theatres to direct Edward Albee’s landmark black comedy. By turns brilliantly funny and utterly devastating, you won’t want to look away.

CellarDoor Theatre returns with its next full length production, the tragic farce that is ‘Edward Gants Amazing Feats of Loneliness’ by Anthony Neilson! A marvellously bizarre series of sketches inspired by Victorian travelling shows, Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness…

The Death Show is a darkly comic journey of discovery and contemplation, exploring our universal relationships with death and dying. Why are we afraid of the inevitable? Why are we anxious about how we are remembered? Do we really need a…

Mummy Monster is written and performed by Liz Hart and co-produced with Lady Strong’s Bonfire. It is about one woman’s journey from a seeming state of balance into a monstrous state where she is no longer ful…

In the 50th anniversary year of the death of landmark British playwright, Joe Orton, CADS presents Entertaining Mr Sloane. A dark comedy with all the complex sexual politics you’d expect from a 60’s play, Entertai…

Dark comic play by local Forest of Dean playwright Maria Edey. A not so distant future where there is no more room at the graveyards for our loved ones. A retired butcher has the idea of stuffing the bodies so…