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Waiting For Godot

Vladimir and Estragon have been waiting for days, months, possibly years. But for whom exactly? They have been told to expect a man called Godot, but when? Curious Incident Productions presents Samuel Beckett’s brilliant tragi-comedy, named ‘the most important play of the 20th Century’ by the New York Times. Immerse yourself in the intimate and strange world of Vladimir and Estragon as they reflect on the absurd and the macabre with lightning wit.

Waiting For Godot

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



A History of Falling Things

Robin and Jacqui suffer from keraunothnetophobia, a chronic fear of falling satellites. Both are confined to their homes, with little contact to the outside world. After meeting online, they connect and slowly fall in love – but is there any meaning in their relationship if they have never met face-to-face? This insightful piece by James Graham enjoyed a hugely popular professional tour in 2009, and now comes to Oxford for the first time.

A History of Falling Things

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Vico

'I know what it’s like. Screaming at subconscious to make it stop asking questions. I know, doctor. You can’t hide from me.' Welcome to the world of Vico, a darkly humorous sociopath obsessed with the cycles and circles that permeate life. Vico enters the office of Finn, one of the most renowned psychologists in London and attempts to drive her to the edge in a desperate bid to fulfil her own cyclical philosophy. Set to an electronic soundscape, this witty piece of new writing promises an intimate, innovative and unsettling evening of dark comedy.

Vico

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Jumpy

Hilary is a fifty year-old on the edge. A former Greenham Common protestor, she now battles with her teenage daughter’s sexual experiences, the breakdown of a lonely marriage, and the onset of menopause without losing her sense of humour. First performed at the Royal Court in 2011, this play will lead you through the lands of middle age with plenty of rude comedy and frank emotion.

Jumpy

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Role Call

Josh Kendall is a good man, says the student who slept with him. And who are we to say otherwise? What’s the boundary between a man and a monster? And what evidence do we need to decide? Role Call tells the story of a man who destroys himself by crossing the line between teacher and companion, and of a girl’s battle to make contact with a kindred spirit. A sharp, insightful and entertaining new play.

Role Call

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Back to the Excellent Hot Tub Time Machine

'But that means we’re gonna be stuck in the past...forever!' Join sketch comedy group Look and Learn as they traverse the tropes of time travel in what some critics are already calling the must-see show about time travel at the BT Studio this term. How will the hot tub come into it? Where on earth will they end up? Or, more importantly, when? It could be different every night (but it probably won’t)! So sit back, relax, and let the hot, time-travelly goodness flow.

Back to the Excellent Hot Tub Time Machine

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Crave

Four voices call out from the stage. Their words layer over each other and mingle into a pained and lyrical cry for love in a barren world. Hypnotist Theatre presents Sarah Kane ’s fiercely emotive and innovatively freeform play, Crave: an intensely poetic portrayal of love and suffering, elevating the beauty of language above all.

Crave

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Unchained Felony

This original comedy piece from In Medias Crazed Productions stars Mortimer and Charles, a pair of upper class inmates arrested for the heinous crimes of fixing Crufts and public school sports days. The show follows the duo’s desperate attempts to put on a sketch show for the rest of their all-male prison to convince the warden of their eligibility for parole. However, as the production spirals out of control the audience may be left wondering whether the real crime was letting these two anywhere near a stage...

Unchained Felony

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Let Your Hair Down

Two women sit side by side. Communication is fragmented, confused. One cries out to the image of an unborn child, the other tries to understand where she is. In another world, two women struggle with womanhood, fertility and patriarchal rule. This original piece of theatre immerses its audience in the harrowing tale of life, death and what happens in between.

Let Your Hair Down

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)  



Signal Failure!

All aboard, calling at all stops to hilarity! Here comes the 9:30 service to Snodland Parkway, everybody’s favourite M25 commuter station! A brand new, raily funny, sketch show from a first class comedy troupe. You don’t have to be crazy to stand on this platform, but it certainly helps.

Signal Failure!

Category: Student   Prices: £6 (£5)