March 10, 2020

Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West are popular cultural icons for gay women's love stories. In this new play, Misha Pinnington, takes these iconic figures and places them side by side a modern day love story, complete with sexting, nudes and coffee dates. In interw...

March 10, 2020

Visitor's to the Old Red Lion this March are in for a treat with a triple bill of monologues exploring disturbed and grief stricken characters in a series ranging from the interactive to the avant-garde. 

 Photo Credit: Charles Flint

The first set is 'Nuclear War' the lo...

December 7, 2019

'These Walls Between Us' follows the stories of two interracial gay couples in the 1990's through a series of spliced-together duets and dance pieces. These relationships are interwoven with the turbulent political situation of Thatcher, section 28, AIDS, and feminist...

December 4, 2019

Silently Hoping is the story of a girl grappling with two halves of her heritage. Torn between an absent Bruneian father and a single white mother, Kalila attempts to navigate building an adult life without any clear sense of where she has come from. The play charts he...

November 30, 2019

'Attempts On Her Life' explores the mix of bigoted fascism and corporate greed, set in a disturbing montage of advertisements, office meetings and news rooms. It attempts to tell the story of the illusive 'Annie', a never-present character constantly changing identity...

October 20, 2019

CULT is an interactive show in which the audience has been invited as one of the 'chosen few' to join an organisation called RISE, a subtle nod at organisations like scientology. Th set-up of a meeting was smart for an interactive show, and the assembly-like presentati...

October 11, 2019

Velvet sees Tom Ratcliffe's campy, funny, character commanding the stage with Fleabag-esque honesty. The production takes us through the story of a young actor trying to further his career through an online affair, oscillating between Tom's real life as a struggling yo...

September 29, 2019

Call Me FuryThe Crucible, Who tells women’s stories? What fears and aversions do their stories convey? How do their stories affect our lives? And how can we retell them for a modern audience? These are the questions that Sasha Wilson asks us in told from a fe...

August 12, 2019

The trope of a love triangle, in which a gay versus straight relationship are pitted against each other, is not new. However, How We Begin follows Helen and Diane’s relationship as Diane continues seeing her long term boyfriend; this somewhat subverts the trope of gay...

August 2, 2019

Southern Belles invites the audience into the theatre with a shock of pink carpet. This funky, camp backdrop acts as a strong foil to two single act plays, Something Unspoken and And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens. Both productions chart the troubled stories...

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