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Bellow Theatre: Gobble

Bellow Theatre: Gobble

Join us round the stew-pot, pull up a chair, roll-up your sleeves. We think it’s time we talked about food, and we’re inviting you to come and tuck in. We tell stories at feasts and family meals. We spill our hearts over breakfast and dinner. But sometimes the...

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Proteus Theatre Company: Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know

Proteus Theatre Company: Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know

Join Lord Byron, the most notorious figure from literary history, for a stiff drink. He’ll tell you his wild tales of debauchery and romance and entertain you with his wit and wisdom. Meet the man who invented celebrity culture in this unique evening of performance...

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John Osborne: Circled In The Radio Times

John Osborne: Circled In The Radio Times

This is a brand new storytelling show. It's funny, it’s interesting and about something that is very easy for everyone to relate to: television. The story begins when John is given a box of old copies of the Radio Times that once belonged to his grandparents. He...

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Mark Grist and Tim Clare: Voted Out

Mark Grist and Tim Clare: Voted Out

Sick of democracy? Well here’s the chance to vote it out! Poets Mark Grist and Tim Clare’s new show will use state-of-the-art voting technology to put power in the hands of the audience. Each person will get their own interactive voting card which enables real-time,...

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Wassail Theatre: Rex The King

Wassail Theatre: Rex The King

A blind man walks into a village pub and tells anyone who’ll listen that he was once the king of darts. Think Oedipus, re-imagined in the world of pub darts. Rex The King is the story of a darts champion who ruled the world, but lost it all – it’s a theatrical tale...

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Living Spit: Tortoise vs Hare

Living Spit: Tortoise vs Hare

One running club; two very different men. A race to end all races. Barry Hare, Wrington running champ. Fit, popular, and above all, fast. Toby “Tortoise” Gollop, eater of doughnuts. Look up ‘relaxed’ in the dictionary and you’ll see his picture. Told entirely in rhyme...

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Living Spit: One Man And His Cow

Living Spit: One Man And His Cow

A man. A cow. A whole shed of trouble. Trevor loves Judy. Judy loves Trevor. They’re best mates. Trouble is, Trevor’s family don’t approve. They think that Trevor should leave his prize cow alone and get on with looking after his farm. And then Trevor gets some bad...

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Living Spit: The Fabulous Bacon Boys

Living Spit: The Fabulous Bacon Boys

Bacon Construction - three builder brothers with a line in exclusive dwellings of traditional construction - straw, wood and brick. An exciting new development on a greenfield site on the outskirts of “Little-Muckle-in-the-Wold’. But the locals aren't so sure. And...

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David Mynne: Great Expectations

David Mynne: Great Expectations

It’s Christmas Eve, 1803. Pip, a seven year-old orphan boy, visits his mother’s grave. A frightening encounter with an escaped convict begins a series of events that will change his life forever. Charles Dicken’s memorable characters are vividly brought to life in...

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Holmes and Watson: The Case of the Rhyming Crime

Holmes and Watson: The Case of the Rhyming Crime

See Holmes and Watson as never before, as Arthur Conan Doyle’s adventures are turned into clever verse and lively lyrics by accomplished spoken word performer, Dr Sam Illingworth and writer Mr Dan Simpson. Join this famous duo in a razor-sharp exchange of words as...

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Scary Little Girls: Storysmiths

Scary Little Girls: Storysmiths

Scary Little Girls know how to spoil an audience with a story! Their show combines literature and short stories with poetry and music and feature the best in classic tales and new writing. Their story tellers have compelled crowds in gardens, wooed couples over...

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John Osborne: John Peel’s Shed

John Osborne: John Peel’s Shed

In 2002, John Osborne won a competition on John Peel’s Radio 1 show. His prize was a box of records that took eight years to listen to. This is an ode to radio, those records and anyone who’s ever sought solace in the wireless. This show features a selection of...

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