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The Wellington Boot Club

Tue 26 to Sat 30 May

By Robert Holtom

Scandal rocks the infamous all-male drinking society, The Wellington Boot Club, when one of their members is found beaten to death after a heavy night.

Esther Jones, psychology student and amateur detective, is determined to reveal the truth. Red herrings and casual misogyny abound as she begins her investigation, but things take a turn for the worse when the Wellington Boots close ranks.

Join Esther as she sleuths her way amongst the scheming spires, does her best impression of Miss Marple, and attempts to put the boot in!

The Wellington Boot Club

  Prices: £6 (£5)   Running Time: 1.20



Conjure

Tue 26 to Sat 30 May

By Adam Leonard

When four young adults find themselves trapped inside the local dump, none of them realise that one terrifying event is about to change their friendship and futures forever.

Student company Poor Player Productions is excited to be staging this piece of new writing by student Adam Leonard, that offers a dark exploration of the passage from youth to adulthood

Conjure

  Prices: £6 (£5)   Running Time: 0.50



Rosmersholm

Tue 2 to Sat 6 June

By Henrik Ibsen

John Rosmer is oppressed by the memory of his wife’s suicide and the weight of his aristocratic ancestry. He thinks he’s finally found a soul-mate in the radical Rebecca West, but their political endeavours anger their former friend, the arch-conservative Dr. Kroll. Tarnished by his toxic slander, they find themselves sinking into scandal as the guilt of their past comes back to haunt them…

With deep psychological insight, Henrik Ibsen shows us the devastating effect of reality on our loftiest ideals.

Rosmersholm

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



Elephants

Tue 2 to Sat 6 June

By Anthony Maskell

Amidst a fiery divorce, Laura and Greg put aside their differences for the good of their son and try to coax a coveted place at a top school out of headmistress Jennifer (over drinks, naturally). But Jennifer and her husband Todd are concealing an ulterior motive of their own.

A civil night descends into childish spats and tantrums in this new play by student Anthony Maskell. How can anyone say what they truly feel when there are so many elephants in the room?

Elephants

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



Dear Elizabeth

Tue 9 to Sat 13 June

By Sarah Ruhl

Dear Elizabeth is a play composed from the real letters between writers Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop.

From their writing desks, the two poets gather their thoughts on paper, only to find their memories of dancing, drinking, falling in and out of love, and being swept away by the sea, spilling out onto the stage.

Award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl’s poignant and playful story captures the magic of a great literary friendship. This production brings it to life on stage with beautiful visuals and dreamlike staging.

Dear Elizabeth

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



Play & That Time

Tue 9 to Sat 13 June

By Samuel Beckett

I am looking for sense where possibly there is none.

Student company WiseUp Productions presents two of Beckett’s most ingeniously challenging works, back-to-back.

Play. Three disembodied heads relate their contrary, fractured and overlapping versions of events, as Beckett unpicks love triangle stereotypes in his bleak and unsettling fashion.

That Time. A man on his deathbed is haunted by voices from his memory and imagination.

This is theatre stripped back to its bare bones

Play & That Time

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



Yesterday

Tue 16 to Sat 20 June

By Stephen Hyde & Katie Hale

Three women. Three timelines. All connected by one man.

In a smoky London bar, three women unfold the story of Alex: a charming, adulterous and vulnerable man.

From the mother who smothers Alex with love, to his deceived wife searching for hope in their marriage, to the teenage girl in whom he finds solace, they all yearn for a perfect relationship with a man who is anything but.

Yesterday is an intimate new student-written musical about love, possessiveness and the power of nostalgia, featuring live music and an all-female cast.

Yesterday

  Prices: £6 (£5)  



Stereotypist

Tue 16 to Sat 20 June

By Dom O’Keefe

Stereotypist is a new, fifty minute character comedy, written and performed by student Dom O’Keefe.

The show explores the lives of fictional therapist Dianne La Bombom as she tries to unpick the neuroses of three of her patients, who are all struggling to find happiness at very different stages of life.

Impressive and original. Daily Info on Dom O’Keefe
Stereotypist

  Prices: £6 (£5)