our shows

Luke Wright: Poet Laureate

Luke Wright: Poet Laureate

Following a sell-out run in Edinburgh, Luke Wright hits the road with his new show, commissioned by Inn Crowd, that critics are calling his best yet. With a new Poet Laureate due to be announced in 2019 Wrighty’s chucking his hat in the ring. He’s on a mission to...

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Maria Ferguson: Essex Girl

Maria Ferguson: Essex Girl

Kirsty is a sixteen-year-old girl growing up in 00s Brentwood. She likes WKD, Elton John, Pie and Mash and Charlie Red body spray. She's on a quest to win Sexy Ricky's heart and pass her GCSEs. She also has a secret to tell you. One she can't tell anyone else. Follow...

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Hannah Maxwell:  I, AmDram

Hannah Maxwell: I, AmDram

"My voice cracked on the high note. I saw my Nan wince. The blood rushed to my cheeks - and a century's lineage lay shattered on the floor." In this affectionate tribute Hannah Maxwell makes a prodigal’s return to the musty vibrancy of amateur dramatics – her family’s...

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Laurie Bolger: Talking to Strangers

Laurie Bolger: Talking to Strangers

Stand-up poet Laurie Bolger brings you a charming, chatty and witty new show about the impact of strangers. Through storytelling, poetry and song she asks: how does that annoying passenger on the bus turn out to be the stranger that saves the day? Talking to Strangers...

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Jemima Foxtrot: Kiss Me, Help! I Hate You

Jemima Foxtrot: Kiss Me, Help! I Hate You

An evening of love, laughter, community and boozing! Three women at different stages of their lives. They're in the same pub on the same night. What are they thinking? Kiss Me, Help! I Hate You tells three women's stories using audience interaction, poetry,...

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Andrew James Brown: The Moon Under Water

Andrew James Brown: The Moon Under Water

George Orwell liked pubs. Andrew James Brown LOVES pubs. All pubs! Taking Orwell’s 1946 essay ‘The Moon Under Water’ as a starting point, Andrew James Brown looks at the joy of pubs, their essence and their greatness, and, most importantly the people in them. Why not...

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Byron Vincent: Instagramming the Apocalypse

Byron Vincent: Instagramming the Apocalypse

Fake news, climate change (and its denial), that bloke from Home Alone Two in the White house, celebrities dropping like MySpace shares, trout pouting narcissists, unexpected items in the bagging area, the threat of thermonuclear war, fidget spinners. In this witty,...

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James Rowland: A Hundred Different Words For Love

James Rowland: A Hundred Different Words For Love

Three years ago, James met the love of his life. A year ago, they broke up. This is James’s story of falling in love and landing broken hearted. It’s also about him being Best Man of Honour at Sarah and Emma’s wedding. And it’s the story of a quest: to find the right...

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Jonny Fluffypunk: How I Came To Be Where I Never Was

Jonny Fluffypunk: How I Came To Be Where I Never Was

How do you find yourself when you find yourself where you don't belong? Jonny Fluffypunk grew up in the far-flung, forgotten reaches of outer suburbia. In 1984, he was fifteen. This is a story about being the first punk in the village and the only trainspotter in...

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Down The Pub With Luke Wright

Down The Pub With Luke Wright

Flamboyant, political and riotously funny, Luke Wright creates inventive poems with loads of heart. Part Essex wide boy, part dandy fop, he writes from the sidelines about small-town tragedies and national farce, then performs his work with snarl and spit. Since 2006...

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Sophia Walker: Around the World in Eight Mistakes

Sophia Walker: Around the World in Eight Mistakes

A rip-roaring roam around the world, this incredible true story is told in a frank and honest way, with laughter and surprise at every twist and turn in this whirlwind of an adventure.   “A powerhouse of a spoken word show from a phenomenon of a performer…grab a...

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Parrabola: Wheeze

Parrabola: Wheeze

Everyone likes a good story. Now imagine that story is being told with live musical accompaniment, and amazing sound effects – all being concocted by a unique machine powered only by wind and air and breath. Wheeze is an interactive organ made from found materials. It...

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