Theatre Centre 60th anniversary playreading event.
Readings of the company’s plays for young people 1968-88 featuring extracts from plays by Brian Way, David Holman, Noel Greig, Bryony Lavery and others.
From Edinburgh With Love: Beating McEnroe by Jamie Wood
Tue 26 Nov – Sat 30 Nov, 8:00pm
Bjorn Borg once epitomised tennis cool. He was everything Jamie and his brother wanted to be. Then John McEnroe came along in 1980 and Jamie was beaten. 33 years of torment and self-questioning later. Is Jamie ready to face his greatest opponent?
The Lady's Not for Walking Like an Egyptian by Mars.tarrab
Tues 19 - Sat 23 November 19:45pm. Preview 19 November. BSL Interpreted performance by Jacqui Beckford Saturday 23 November.
What do you get if you cross all of the words of Margaret Thatcher’s public speeches with all of the words of every top ten hit by a female artist from the 80s ?
Drag out your Lycra and your legwarmers. This is the 1980s like you’ve never seen them before. Or...exactly like you saw them before.
This Is How We Die by Christopher Brett Bailey | Now Listen to Me Very Carefully by Andy Roberts
Wed 13 Nov – Sat 16 Nov, 8:00pm
This You Might Also Like double bill combines a midnight-movie tale of paranoia and cartoon romance, full of gonzo humour and apocalyptic imagery, with a stand-up, story-telling re-enactment of Terminator 2...
Re-staging Revolutions: Alternative Theatre in Lambeth + Camden 1968-88
11 November - 21 December, Tues - Sat 3-8pm
Unfinished Histories present an exhibition on the alternative theatre movement of the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s, during which time we were known as Oval House. The exhibition marks Ovalhouse’s 50th anniversary as a venue and the launch of Unfinished Histories’ new company web pages, Company Links.
Songs For Breaking Britain by Hannah Nicklin | Rahimullah & Sons by The Plasticine Men
Wed 6 Nov – Sat 9 Nov, 8:00pm
Hannah Nicklin's 'theatre with punk music' is paired with The Plasticine Men's story of The White Cemetery in Afghanistan and the people buried there across three centuries, in another intriguing You Might Also Like evening.
Explore making new work through the body and through the pen. Award winning writer and theatre maker Rachel Blackman (Stillpoint Theatre) will lead a day's practical exploration for people who make, perform or write theatre or film. This practical workshop will focus on how devising can inform good writing for performance and writing can inform and develop devising in making new work. Add a ticket to see Moon Project afterwards for just £5:00
In Time by Shireen Mula | The Practice of Everyday Things by Janine Fletcher
Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov, 8:00pm
In the second of our You Might Also Like double bills our Associate artist Shireen Mula presents a show about the inevitable consequences of the passing of time using light and sound to give a rich texture to the work. Janine Fletcher on the other hand brilliantly explores our habits of avoidance through movement... and eating crisps. This promises to be a funny, moving and thought provoking night of theatre.