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Shaw's Women


6-31 Jan. Tue-Sat, 7.30pm & Sun, 3pm. Tickets £16 / £14 concs. VILLAGE WOOING / HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND Two Plays by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Robert Gillespie. Eliza Doolittle, St Joan, Major Barbara – many of Shaw’s female characters have become theatrical giants. But many of his lesser-known plays also feature sparkling females often overlooked, de…

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Shaw's Women

6-31 Jan. Tue-Sat, 7.30pm & Sun, 3pm. Tickets £16 / £14 concs. VILLAGE WOOING / HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND Two Plays by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Robert Gillespie. Eliz…

Kali Theatre - Talkback 2015

2 - 7 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 / £6 concessions. KALI THEATRE: TALKBACK 2015 Cutting edge theatre at its best. A week of staged readings of provocative, funny and courageous new pl…

FIRST 2015: Dame Diana Rigg - No Turn Unstoned

Wed 11 Feb, 7pm. Tickets £17.50 - FIRST 2015 opening night! From James Bond to the Muppets, the RSC to the West End and from the Avengers to Game of Thrones, the inimitable Dame Diana Rigg ta…

FIRST 2015: I Never Told A Joke In My Life

Wed 11 & Thu 12 Feb, 9.15pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. A speech about dead comedians, about forgotten comedians, about every comedian that’s ever been and ever will be. Solo …

FIRST 2015: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Thu 12 & Fri 13 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 / £8. A new play in development by Rebecca Crookshank. 1997. Hungover from her 17th birthday, Crookshank, a wannabe Spice Girl, signs up …

FIRST 2015: Dating Game

Fri 13 Feb, 7pm & 9pm, John Curry Studio (limited capacity). Tickets £9 / £7 concs. For those looking for love, in love or wondering if they can do better….  Dating G…

FIRST 2015: Down-Up (Circus Geeks)

Fri 13 & Sat 14 Feb, 9.15pm. Tickets £7 / £5 concs. A solo show about competition, innovation and the possibilities of the mundane, strung together by a subject overlooked by societ…

FIRST 2015: Annoying the Neighbours

Fri 13 Feb, 6pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Louise Wallinger tells hilarious and disturbing tales of Shooting Squirrels; Using the Neighbour’s Garden as an Ashtray; Letting Yourself …

FIRST 2015: Butzi - Quite Unusual

Sat 14 Feb, 3pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. The London premiere of a brand new hour of magical mastery from acclaimed French magician Butzi. A table flies a foot away from your eyes…

FIRST 2015: Andrew Maddock - Cyprus Sunsets

Sat 14 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £7 / £5 concs. Getting dumped, Madonna, Keo Beer & package holidays. Welcome to the ultimate anti-Valentines play. The sunny climbs of Cyprus. Wha…

FIRST 2015: Playing With Myself

Sun 15 Feb, 3pm. Tickets £8 / £6 concs. I haven’t got a partner, I’ve long been on the shelf, but I’m quite happy playing with myself.. Writer-performer…

FIRST 2015: Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister

Mon 16 Feb, 7pm; Tue 17 - Thu 19 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Since her big sister, BBC journalist Kate Peyton’s murder in Somalia in February 2005, Rebecca has had rather…

FIRST 2015: Scratch Nights

Two bumper Monday nights of solo shorts, works-in-progress and experiments! Line-ups as follows:   MON 16 FEB JOURNEY TO THE GATES OF DAWN by Annie Herridge. A musical monologue explo…

FIRST 2015: Marlene - The Competition

Tue 17 - Fri 20 Feb 9.15pm & Sat 21 Feb 4.15pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Late at night in a Soho cabaret bar, an impersonator pulls on a mask and lives another lif…

FIRST 2015: The Singing Psychic

Thu 19 Feb, 6pm. Tickets £10 / £8. By Marysia Trembecka. Directed by Colin Watkeys. Embrace the mystical musical mystery of The Singing Psychic as she 'reads' the music in yo…

FIRST 2015: Love

Fri 20 & Sat 21 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. On a sunny spring afternoon, “Y”, wanting to realise at last a long-held fantasy, poste…

FIRST 2015: Edith, Elizabeth and I

Sat 21 & Sun 22 Feb, 2.30pm. Tickets £10 / £8. By Jules Craig. Inspired by the Life and Works of Edith Sitwell. A comic, fast moving one-woman show with a cast of three, all vyin…

FIRST 2015: BALLS - LE FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING

Back by popular demand and hosted by the inimitable Donal Coonan (Le Flop, Cheekydinner), BALLS is a loose, exciting, high-risk and idiotically spectacular cabaret of quick-fire solo performances …

FIRST 2015: Touretteshero - Backstage in Biscuit Land

Sun 22 Feb, 4.15pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Her unusual neurology g…

FIRST 2015: Dark Dates - An Audience with Cassandra Bick

Mon 23 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 / £6 concs. Cassandra Bick is your average London girl who happens to run a dating agency for vampires – and who suddenly finds herself getting …

FIRST 2015: Can't Care, Won't Care

Tue 24 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 / £6 concs. A care worker. A confession. A crime? Is it that she can't or won't care? BBC Slam Champion Sophia Walker pits Care Worker against The…

FIRST 2015: Adventure / Misadventure

Tue 24 Feb, 9.15pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Written and performed by Nick Field. A heady, exhilarating mix of evocative, existential travelogue, darkly comedic riffs on nesting f…

FIRST 2015: Charlie & the Philosorappers

Wed 25 Feb, 9.15pm. Tickets £10 / £8 concs. Join Charlie as he embarks upon a head-stretching hip-hop voyage through the history of thought. Featuring David Hume avoiding the at…

FIRST 2015: Angel in the Abattoir

Wed 25 - Fri 27 Feb, 7.30pm & Sat 28 Feb, 3pm & 7.30pm. Tickets £9 / £7 concs. Starring William Andrews. Written & directed by Dave Florez. Shown as a work in progress.…

FIRST 2015: Ross & Rachel

Thu 26 & Fri 27 Feb, 9.15pm. All tickets £5. A new play by James Fritz. Work in progress. So no one told you life was gonna be this way... Fifteen years after their happy ending…

 
One of Those

2 - 7 Mar, Mon-Sat, 7.45pm (Mats, Wed 1.30pm & Sat 3pm).Tickets £12 / £10 concs. By Tom Ward-Thomas. On a long, quiet train journey to Cornwall, two young strangers, James and La…

Character

9 - 14 Mar. Mon-Sat, 7.30pm. Tickets £12 / £10 Concs. By Florence Vincent / Blackshaw Theatre. Michelle is about to turn thirty and not coping well. Desperate to finish her first nov…

The Significant Other Festival 2015

16-21 Mar. Mon-Sat, 7.30pm. Tickets £12 / £10 concs. By The Pensive Federation. Significant Other: colloquially used as a gender-blind term for a person's partner in an intimate …

The Man Who

23 - 28 March. Mon-Sat, 8pm. Tickets £14 / £12 concs. By Peter Brook & Marie-Helen Estienne. Presented by Sleight of Hand. Inspired by Oliver Sacks' neurological st…

My Children! My Africa!

28 April - 16 May. Tue - Sat, 7.30pm & Sun, 3pm. Tickets £14 / £11 concs. MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! by Athol Fugard.  South Africa in the 1980s - the fourth decade of aparthei…

 
Blue Stockings - ALRA

Mon 9 & Tue 10 Feb, 7.30pm. Tickets £8.50. Written by Jessica Swayle. An ALRA production, directed by Jane Jeffery. A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting…