By Joost Van De Vondel,Noel Clark
By Ed Harris
Commissioned by way of Soho Theatre and written by way of up-and-coming author Ed Harris, Mongrel Island explores the brain and reminiscence, supplying a viewpoint of ways the place of work can strip away our humanity. Combining madcap, surreal humour with an indictment of the company world's subjugation of individualism, Mongrel Island is a bittersweet, touching and darkly humourous play.
By Gabriele Griffin
By Kieran Hurley,Liam Hurley,Gav Prentice,Julia Taudevin,Drew Wright
Set particularly within the city of every functionality and drawing on storytelling, dwell tune and the Scottish people culture, Rantin makes an attempt to sew jointly visions of Scotland’s romantic prior with its ever-changing current fact, revealing the patchwork identification of a state.
‘…this attractive piece of ceilidh-theatre, the place track swirls engagingly, is taut, nuanced and illuminating...’ The Herald
By Claire Cochrane
By Jacqueline Bolton
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In Simon Stephens's multi-award-winning degree edition of The Curious Incident of the puppy within the Night-Time, based on Mark Haddon's novel, Christopher's research into the demise of the neighbour's puppy tears his international aside and confronts him with the fight to outlive whilst every thing feels foreign.
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By Richard Everett
As a clergy spouse, Grace has spent an entire life on top behaviour. Now, following the loss of life of her husband Bardolph, she is having fun with the new-found freedom to do and say precisely as she pleases. however the go back of her eccentric missionary sister Ruth, including a few demanding revelations strength Grace to confront the reality of her marriage.
With sharp-edged comedy and probing wit, this new play asks no matter if God will be depended on to do whatever correct in any respect. 'Or is the whole lot a divine workout in trial and error?'
‘Everett's play asks critical questions about loss, religion and simply how good we will be able to ever comprehend these we like ... [a] tremendous new play... Everett, a dramatist new to me, has get a hold of that more and more infrequent commodity, a side road comedy that's either enjoyable and affecting.... it is a humorous, touching and really thought-provoking comedy, and one who without doubt merits a West finish move after its run in Chichester.’ - Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph
‘A very English comedy with a few actual emotion... a sure-fire Chichester hit’ - Fiona Mountford, The night Standard
By Lulu Raczka,Barrel Organ
In an international of globalization and greed, of zero-hour contracts and The great Bang Theory, violence worms its method into each element of our lives. Following their debut exhibit Nothing (premiered to sell-out audiences at CPT in November 2014), multi-award-winning younger corporation Barrel Organ current Some humans discuss Violence.
By William Shakespeare,Jonathan Crewe
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