31 January – 4 February 2023

Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, an urgent new play by Michael Mears exploring the events surrounding the catastrophic ‘mistake’ that launched our nuclear age. 1942. On a squash court in Chicago a dazzling scientific experiment takes place, which three years later will destroy a city and change the world – forever. Through the lives …

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21 February – 11 March 2023

A close-shave with a landmine, menaced by a warlord and abducted by the Mujahideen: this is the extraordinary, true story of a British comedian and photographer in war-torn Afghanistan. In 2002, whilst researching a comedy, triple Fringe First winner Henry Naylor and two-time Scottish Feature Photographer of the Year Sam Maynard went to the Afghan …

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22 February 2023

Come and join Arcola Queer Collective as they explore what life has been, is and can be for the LGBTQI+ community of East London, through their living archive performance. Arcola Theatre, Studio 1, Wednesday 22nd February 7.30pm. Tickets: Pay what you can, suggested donation £5

2 March – 25 March 2023

“Yes, they haunt me, but not for one moment did I agonise over what I did or ordered. It was all in a day’s work, and it was necessary.” EVANNA LYNCH TO STAR IN WORLD PREMIERE OF TROUBLES THRILLER A twisting and darkly comic thriller set in Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles, …

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14 March – 1 April 2023

Besotted couple Billy and Rachel have a rat problem. But lurking below the floorboards of their first home together is a much darker, deep-rooted horror the couple must confront – no matter how damaging or deadly. VERMIN is an unsettling, unrelenting and heartbreaking dark comedy that peels back the layers of unchecked grief.  Following a …

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7 April – 29 April 2023

Hours before their mother’s funeral, the Yeung siblings gather in the family home for the first time in years, only to discover their inheritance is missing. With seemingly only £44 cash to her name and her house due to be repossessed, where has all the money gone? Tensions escalate as they race to find it, …

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10 May – 10 June 2023

Lisa Carroll (the ‘intoxicating to watch’ Cuckoo) returns with a penetrating new comedy about the search for sexual knowledge, true love, and top-notch tupperware. Two second-generation immigrants, prickly freelancer Rachel and engaging go-getter Sule, meet at a sticky-floored bar in Piccadilly and share an Uber home. A few late nights, “what u doin’’ messages later …

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7 June – 24 June 2023

I walked inside, and rather than everyone looking at me like I was some sort of weirdo, they just pulled me in. Shortly after making a sexual harassment complaint at work, Andrea is fired from her job. Overwhelmed by feelings of frustration and depression, she attempts to combat her loneliness through casual sex, but what …

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27 June – 15 July 2023

Life is good for “Smiley” – Ismail, the star and captain of his posh English school’s cricket team. He’s got his sights set on being the youngest member of the First XI and having his name immortalised in Wisden. But at the start of the season, new coach Mr. Eagles takes a particular dislike to …

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