drama

ABSTRACT
James Elston

A young successful designer tackles the biggest job of his career. Working long hours in his studio, external events begin to take a toll on his work, his family, and himself.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+45 mins

A young designer takes on the biggest job of his career. At a cost.

Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+45 mins


A Cautionary Tale
Rabblerouse Theatre

The babies are bit, the moon’s in a fit, the houses built without walls. Victorian rhymes punctuate this gothic tale of ambition and apples, friendship and Faustian temptation.
Guildhall  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+60 mins

Victorian rhymes punctuate this gothic tale of Faustian temptation.

Guildhall  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+60 mins


A Different Side Of Me
Semi-Logical Theatre

A strong ensemble cast shows a student's inner thoughts and feelings, visualising the internal battles when your heart meets your head, and your confidence takes a knock.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sunphysical theatre16+40 mins

An ensemble cast shows a student's inner thoughts and feelings.

St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sunphysical theatre16+40 mins


Constellations
Benny&Kate

What if we live in a multiverse where all possibilities exist and every relationship can take infinite paths? A scientist and a beekeeper's worlds collide in Nick Payne's moving play.
St Anne's  Thu, Sat, Sundrama, comedy15+ 60 mins

A scientist and a beekeeper's worlds collide in Nick Payne's moving play.

St Anne's  Thu, Sat, Sundrama, comedy15+ 60 mins


FLASH GORDON - VINTAGE RADIO MAYHEM
Up Close Theatre

Vintage "Flash Gordon" - fast paced production of the original 1930s radio serial drama. Performed live on stage with a modern twist of mayhem, three actors and live sound-effects.
Castle Centre  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy, drama11+60 mins

Vintage Flash Gordon with live sound-effects and added mayhem.
Castle Centre  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy, drama11+60 mins


Losing my Mindfulness
Outside the Frame

Come to my Mindfulness workshop and live in the moment even if that moment is f**king terrible. Come! Or not, it's fine either way. I'm fine. EVERTHING is fine!!!
Golden Lion  Fri, Sat, Suncomedy drama18+50 mins

Come to my Mindfulness workshop. Or not. It's fine either way. I'M FINE!!!

Golden Lion  Fri, Sat, Suncomedy drama18+50 mins


Nature Knows Best
TicTac Theatre

In a delightfully funny series of two person plays, Nature Knows Best looks at love and life through the eyes of a seagull duo, a couple of seahorses and a pair of sheep.
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy, physical theatre11+60 mins 

Love and life through the eyes of a variety of creatures.

Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy, physical theatre11+60 mins 


Outside of the Box
Circle of Spears

Xandra, a viper journalist, Yates, her criminal associate & Zebb her rather secretive landlord, think they have the measure of each other but all fail to think Outside of the Box.
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy12+45 mins

Xandra, Yates and Zebb think they have the measure of each other. But do they?
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy12+45 mins


Richards: Short Plays for Marvellous People
Paul Richards

Join comedy writer/performer Paul Richards for three beautifully comedic plays in one hour. "Simple yet imaginative, it's a charming show that'll tickle you silly." - Visit Dublin.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Suncomedy12+60 mins

Three beautifully comedic plays in one hour.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Suncomedy12+60 mins


Split Second
Documental Theatre

Documental invites you to tea to doodle, knit and catch each other's reactions whilst listening to new audio drama about a couple's different reactions to an antenatal test result.
Southgate  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sunaudio drama14+40 mins

Share reactions while listening to an audio drama about an antenatal test result.
Southgate  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sunaudio drama14+40 mins


Swan Song - not fade away
Plain Quakers Theatre

The play long over, backstage an old actor relives past glories. But all is not as it seems: the lonely and the no-longer-needed live unseen lives in today's 'connected' world.
St Anne's  Thu, Fri, Satdrama14+ 60 mins

An old actor relives past glories. But all is not as it seems.

St Anne's  Thu, Fri, Satdrama14+ 50 mins


The Artist Needs Silence
Ear To Ear Theatre Company

For band mates Pete and Carl inspiration isn't coming. They have only hours to find their 'new sound' and impress the unscrupulous Titans of the music biz.
Tent on the Square  Thu, Sat, Sunmusical comedy12+45 mins

Band mates Pete and Carl have only hours to create their 'new sound'.

Tent on the Square  Thu, Sat, Sunmusical comedy12+45 mins


The Duck
Autact

Imagine discovering that the world you thought you knew didn't exist. Imagine finding out that other people don't think in the same way as you. Imagine you are Laura, The Duck.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+50 mins

Imagine discovering the world you thought you knew didn't exist.

Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sundrama14+50 mins


The Numbers Station
White Hippos Productions

In a top secret location, a lone radio operative discovers the conspiracy to end all conspiracies.                                                                                                      
Southgate  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy drama15+45 mins

A lone radio operative discovers the conspiracy to end all conspiracies.

Southgate  Thu, Sat, Suncomedy drama15+45 mins


Things Can Only Get Better
The Theatre Dossiers

A girl sifts through propaganda surrounding the 2003 Iraq War to pin down the reasons and motivations for the UK's involvement. Tony Blair, on the other hand, thinks he's Madonna.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sunpolitical comedy12+40 mins

A girl sifts through propaganda surrounding the 2003 Iraq War.

St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sunpolitical comedy12+40 mins


This Way Up
Project: Dance! Devon

A story about a world where things may not be what they seem! Our characters get into trouble and need to get home, but need your help so audiences can join in throughout.
Baptist Hall  Thu, Fri, Satdance, dramaall ages60 mins

A story about a world where things may not be what they seem!

Baptist Hall  Thu, Fri, Satdance, dramaall ages60 mins


Tommy Atkins and the Canary Girl
Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company

This powerful, emotional, often funny performance looks at the experiences, hardships and changes for one family during the First World War from trench life to munitions work.
Castle Centre  Thu, Fri, Satdrama11+50 mins

Story of a family during WW1
Castle Centre  Thu, Fri, Satdrama11+50 mins