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03/05/2024 7:00 pm - 05/05/2024 8:10 pm

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  • 16/03/2024 8:00 pm - 16/03/2024 9:15 pm

    Women’s Writes

    An evening of new work from triada and different theatre.

    Cast & Directing by: Sam Chittenden and Fenia Gianni

  • 12/04/2024 7:30 pm - 13/04/2024 9:30 pm

    Punchline

    by Andrew Kay

    It’s the end of the day and the end of an era. Comedian Terry has arrived at the club where once he was the headline act but now is reduced to introducing exotic dancers and bands. In a career where the world of comedy was dominated by men and racism and misogyny were the norm Terry talks about his experiences working alongside some of the greats – Les Dawson, Tommy Cooper, Ken Dodd and Larry Grayson, and how alongside those stars his career never reached the heights that theirs did. As time moved on his style of comedy was rapidly eclipsed by the new Alternative Comedy scene.

    As Terry prepares to go on stage he talks about comedy, his life on the road and on stage. Gradually Terry reveals not only how his career has changed but also his private life in a tragic-comic tale of clubland life and domestic abuse.

    Punchline is an entirely new work by Andrew Kay whose previous play I Will Survive won the drama competition at the Word On Worthing literary festival and his second play Morning Glory opened at The Two Brewers in London, had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe and was revived at Theatre Royal Brighton’s studio format season for two sell out performances and great reviews.

    Punchline stars Coronation Street legend Brian Capron, whose career on stage and TV has seen him in hit series Grange Hill, Where The Heart Is, EastEnders and playing the iconic role of serial killer Richard Hillman in Coronation Street.

    Punchline is directed by Rupert Charmak whose short feature I Am Super is currently doing the festivals rounds and recently privately screened the film to a sellout audience at Soho House, Brighton. Rupert is a writer, director, actor and fight choreographer for film and TV. He recently finished working on ITV’s Grace, starring John Simm, where he was assisting the producers. He trained as an actor at Mountview Academy and has been working as a performer for over 10 years.

    Punchline is produced by Brighton entrepreneur Steve Barrey aka The Liquorice Dragon and brought to audiences by Liquorice Dragon Productions.

  • 14/04/2024 2:30 pm - 14/04/2024 4:30 pm

    Punchline

    by Andrew Kay

    It’s the end of the day and the end of an era. Comedian Terry has arrived at the club where once he was the headline act but now is reduced to introducing exotic dancers and bands. In a career where the world of comedy was dominated by men and racism and misogyny were the norm Terry talks about his experiences working alongside some of the greats – Les Dawson, Tommy Cooper, Ken Dodd and Larry Grayson, and how alongside those stars his career never reached the heights that theirs did. As time moved on his style of comedy was rapidly eclipsed by the new Alternative Comedy scene.

    As Terry prepares to go on stage he talks about comedy, his life on the road and on stage. Gradually Terry reveals not only how his career has changed but also his private life in a tragic-comic tale of clubland life and domestic abuse.

    Punchline is an entirely new work by Andrew Kay whose previous play I Will Survive won the drama competition at the Word On Worthing literary festival and his second play Morning Glory opened at The Two Brewers in London, had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe and was revived at Theatre Royal Brighton’s studio format season for two sell out performances and great reviews.

    Punchline stars Coronation Street legend Brian Capron, whose career on stage and TV has seen him in hit series Grange Hill, Where The Heart Is, EastEnders and playing the iconic role of serial killer Richard Hillman in Coronation Street.

    Punchline is directed by Rupert Charmak whose short feature I Am Super is currently doing the festivals rounds and recently privately screened the film to a sellout audience at Soho House, Brighton. Rupert is a writer, director, actor and fight choreographer for film and TV. He recently finished working on ITV’s Grace, starring John Simm, where he was assisting the producers. He trained as an actor at Mountview Academy and has been working as a performer for over 10 years.

    Punchline is produced by Brighton entrepreneur Steve Barrey aka The Liquorice Dragon and brought to audiences by Liquorice Dragon Productions.

  • 09/05/2024 5:00 pm - 09/05/2024 6:00 pm

    Plastic & Chicken Bones

    A tiny margin of error causes a future time traveller to end up in the present day and, as they await recovery, we learn about what brought them here – as well as the events that led our species to a future without war, death, suffering or free will.

    Set against the backdrop of escalating nuclear war, the rise of Artificial Intelligence, global warming, and the next phase of the human race, this gripping and thought-provoking solo piece is Brave New World meets Black Mirror and sparks a conversation that needs to be had.

    Voice Mag BEST NEWCOMER AWARD – Brighton Fringe 2022
    ”an incredible one-man show with heart, intelligence and vitality” ★★★★★ (The Reviews Hub)
    “a thoroughly thrilling dystopian sci-fi social commentary” ★★★★★ (Voice Magazine)
    “a very clever concept which is brilliantly revealed to the audience one bit at a time” (Chris Neville-Smith’s blog on theatre)

  • 09/05/2024 7:00 pm - 12/05/2024 8:00 pm

    Six Characters in search of Pirandello

  • 10/05/2024 9:00 pm - 11/05/2024 10:00 pm

    RANK.

    RANK A debut play from Goldie Majtas, Gemma and Jane couldn’t be closer, the type of friendship that could survive through anything, I mean anything. This absurd piece of dark comedy will take you on an unexpected journey through the lives of two twenty-somethings trying to sort their sh*t out. All starting at a taxi rank. Think Waiting for Godot meets Fleabag. Be prepared for explicit subject matters and dark themes in this fun, fresh piece of writing. Directed by Julia Mandler and staring Paige Cowell and Goldie Majtas.

    Grania Dean Studio

  • 10/05/2024 9:00 pm - 12/05/2024 10:00 pm

    Plastic & Chicken Bones

    A tiny margin of error causes a future time traveller to end up in the present day and, as they await recovery, we learn about what brought them here – as well as the events that led our species to a future without war, death, suffering or free will.
    Set against the backdrop of escalating nuclear war, the rise of Artificial Intelligence, global warming, and the next phase of the human race, this gripping and thought-provoking solo piece is Brave New World meets Black Mirror and sparks a conversation that needs to be had.

    Voice Mag BEST NEWCOMER AWARD – Brighton Fringe 2022
    ”an incredible one-man show with heart, intelligence and vitality” ★★★★★ (The Reviews Hub)
    “a thoroughly thrilling dystopian sci-fi social commentary” ★★★★★ (Voice Magazine)
    “a very clever concept which is brilliantly revealed to the audience one bit at a time” (Chris Neville-Smith’s blog on theatre)

  • 11/05/2024 5:00 pm - 12/05/2024 5:45 pm

    In an alternate universe, I don't want to live in the UK

  • 16/05/2024 7:00 pm - 16/05/2024 8:00 pm

    2 Queers in Tears?

    This is not your regular love story.
    Billy: “We should write a play about this”
    Elliot: “God no babe, this is not for public viewing... ”

    Join Billy & Elliot, two queer, emotionally constipated 30-somethings on their journey to becoming their authentic selves. Expect singing, dancing, therapy, 5-am bed talks and a whole lot of mooo-ing. Laugh and "cry" with them as they discover that platonic love conquers all.

  • 16/05/2024 9:00 pm - 19/05/2024 10:10 pm

    The Trails of Magnus Coffinkey

    For what can you say to someone when their heart’s been cleft in two?
    Nothing...
    Nothing...
    Nothing...
    No words will ever do.

    From the writer and production team behind the 2022 Voice Mag BEST NEWCOMER AWARD at Brighton Fringe comes a haunting UK PREMIERE – a broken fairy tale for broken people.

    In a whimsical land of dark fantasy, Magnus Coffinkey must repair a broken bell atop an impossibly high tower. Success will make his deepest desire come true – whereas the price of failure is a permanently broken heart and a lifetime of guilt, pain and sorrow.

    Using fairy tale as a gentle tool for processing and trying to make sense out of personal trauma and grief, The Trials of Magnus Coffinkey is charming, honest and devastating.