Events archive


This Thing Called Artist Development

  • Friday 22 May 11am - 6pm

Join us for a day of discussion about this thing we call ‘artist development’. What does it mean? Why is it important? And how could we all take a small bit of responsibility for it working a bit better?


  • Thu 21 May, 8:30pm

KICKIN’ IT WITH THE KINKS is a self-funded film that started as Cynthia’s university project. After receiving a prize for best documentary in her department, Cynthia and her good friend Mundia, Blackgirlflow co-owner, decided to produce a longer version to raise awareness about the complexities of haircare among women and especially among women of African descent.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT, admission includes free refreshments!
Please book your free tickets in advance.

Learning How To Die by Luca Rutherford

  • Wed 20 May – Sat 23 May, 7:45pm

This is a show about death. Don’t let that put you off. It’s not about grief. Or pity. Or being sad. Learning How to Die might just change the way you live.

O NO! by Jamie Wood

  • Weds 20 - Sat 23 May 7.30pm, Sun 24 May 5pm

Jamie Wood returns to Ovalhouse with a fully fledged version of his new show O NO!: a wonky homage to the woman damned for destroying the Beatles.

Click here to read our new interview with Jamie!

  • Wheelchair Access


  • 12-16 May 7.45pm, 16 May 2pm matinee

Das Spiel is a mindreading experience, blurring the lines between performance and reality. Play The Game and let The Game play you.

Created by illusionist and performer Philipp Oberlohr.

NEW! Click here to read our interview with Philipp.


  • Weds 6 – Fri 8 and Tues 12 – Fri 15 May 7.30pm, Sun 10 and Sat 16 May 5pm​

The return of Arch468's critically acclaimed production.

Eve is a 13 year old vampire...Eve does everything a good little vampire girl should, including drinking her (human) sister’s blood. But one day, Tabby tires of opening her veins and, in a breath, the whole world changes.


  • Wheelchair Access

A Tribute to Northern Soul

  • Fri 1st and Sat 2nd May 7:15pm
  • Wheelchair Access

Story #1 by Greg Wohead and Rachel Mars

  • Thu 30 Apr – Fri 1 May, 7:30pm

Into The Woods. Breaking Bad. Nurse Jackie. Friday Night Lights. The Killing. Dickens. Sorkin. Adnan.

In this experiment in performance binge watching Greg and Rachel invite you to fantasise about the perfect story.

  • Wheelchair Access

How To Win Against History by Seiriol Davies

  • 29 April - 9 May Weds-Sat 7.45pm, Sun 10 May 5pm

How to Win Against History is a hilarious, ripped-up musical about expectations, manliness, disappointment and being totally fabulous. 

After All This by Ovalhouse Drama Company

  • Fri 24 and Sat 25 April 7.30pm, Sat matinee 25 April 2pm

Following their sold out scratch promenade performance of Are We Ok? Ovalhouse Drama Company present After All This.

  • Wheelchair Access

Dead Royal by Chris Ioan Roberts

  • Tues 21 - Fri 24 April 7.45pm, Sat 25 April 5pm

The Duchess of Windsor invites Lady Diana to a despair-laden bachelorette party to convince her to flee her impending marriage...
A lacerating, camp-drenched celebration of 1980s-scale megalomania.