drama

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict forever changes the life of the orphaned Pip. Turning his back on his humble beginnings as a blacksmith’s apprentice, he strives to better himself and become a gentlemen, un…

Margery Scrope, a destitute midwife, has been accused of witchcraft by her neighbour following the death of his daughter.He and Margery have been brought before the local landowner/magistrate to give their side of the st…

When middle-aged Kath finds the young and sexy Sloane in the local library – and in need of a place to live – she thinks her dreams have come true.Living with her brother, Ed, it is not long before tensions…

John, middle son to a rich 1970s American family, has written a new play about his life growing up. His traditional, ageing parents, Bradley and Ann, are horrified at their life being depicted for all to see – while his…

Based on Perrault’s age-old tale ‘Puss in Boots’, Carter’s genius unfurls the feline raunchiness implicit in the original – the outcome, a feminist masterpiece of high comedy, targeting the male c…

Effie, who has lived in mental health institutions since the age of thirteen, has been admitted to hospital with severe burns.Treating her is Dr Ruth Kovacs, who finds in Effie’s extraordinary story of injustice an…

Keywords: bristol, drama

ACT 1: ‘Sound Bite’The day is July 16th, 1969.The Eagle has landed.In the deepest depths of NASA HQ, two men Dick and Mickey, with guidance from operative Janine, have been assigned the almighty task of provi…

Red Oak Theatre are thrilled to announce their next production…Award winning writer Jez Butterworth’s ‘THE RIVER’ will take place at Bristol’s iconicunderground cavernous venue The Loco Klubon 15th, 16th, 17th Sept…

1346.When a small town becomes consumed by a plague of rats, its inhabitants have no idea that they are bringing with them one of the most devastating pandemics in human history.With the town on the edge of collapse, the…

Keywords: drama, new writing

Written by Pippa Thornton.Presented by Flipside Theatre in association with Rondo Theatre In the age of selfies and social media celebrities, FOMO and YOLO, it’s difficult to see what’s really going o…

It’s been 40 years since the Mike Leigh first introduced the bombastic Beverley, and her over-wrought husband Lawrence to the world, bringing with them a night of car-crash comedy – and Demis Roussos’ crooning – th…

Are you keen to learn more about acting, but not sure where to start? Are you desperate to perform, but too shy to audition? Do you need to improve your presentation skills, but don’t know where to start? Does your…

Keywords: Acting, bristol, drama, voice

Somewhere in America, in a typical suburban restaurant on a typical night, Sam and Nicole first meet. Sparks fly. And so begins an expansive tale that traverses five generations of a modern family, from first kiss to fi…

Keywords: bristol, drama, modern

Mrs. Gerrish is somewhat incapacitated. Her guest house is closed for the winter and she can’t even wash the net curtains. She will just have to relax, take it easy and take the opportunity to read all of those en…

Keywords: Comedy, bristol, drama

The fame of the Mona Lisa is probably only matched by her mystery, yet it is not only the meaning behind her enchanting smile that remains an enigma. To this day little is commonly known about the theft of the…

Within the confines of his bedroom George can conjure pre-historic beasts and subterranean mythical creatures . . . simply by slipping through a black hole into other-worldly dimensions. All these imaginings are just f…

Keywords: Children, drama, kids, youth

Shadows Over Improvis an improvised cosmic horror show, inspired by the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft. As the audience, YOU will provide a suggestion from which we will devise a brand new tale of man’s powerless place in…

Invulnerable Nothing’s newest staging at the intersection of theatre and poetry, CrowPlay takes the Badb in Irish folklore, 2013 intelligence studies around corvidae neurobiology from University Tubingen, and Ted Hughes’…

Keywords: actor, drama, theater

Platform 2: InsideOut Full details and links for (free) ticketed events can be found on www.laurawilliams.uk Exhibition – November 11 – 15th SATURDAY 11th Secret Banquet Supper with performances from South West Dance &am…

Keywords: art, dance, drama, exhibition

To apply, copy the following into your browser and complete form! goo.gl/2uDfB9 Discover how to use your physicality to create engaging and compelling non-verbal performance with experienced Physical Theatre teacher and …