Dirty Protest in co-production with Chapter and Torch Theatre
By Mark Williams
Saturday 21 April at 7.45pm
Tickets - £13, concessions - £11
1979. When Star Wars super fan Sam discovers that the Millennium Falcon is being built in his home town, his life is turned upside down.
2014. Sam’s daughter Lizzie goes missing, forcing him into a desperate hunt to bring her back to safety before it’s too late.
Never mind saving the galaxy, sometimes you just have to save your own world! Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock explores what happens when Hollywood’s best-loved spaceship lands on your doorstep. This is a story of hope, courage, and how to be a family when it seems the universe is against you.
This new production will feature closed captioning via iPad of every performance, increasing access for D/deaf, deafened and hard of hearing audiences throughout the tour. Please let us know at the time of booking if you require this service.
Supported by the Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government and the National Lottery.
A Mr and Mrs Clark Production
Thursday 26 & Friday 27 April at 7.45pm
Tickets - £10, concessions - £8 Approximate running time 1 hour, late comers may not be admitted
Approximate running time 1 hour, late comers may not be admitted
Jonny is a teacher, a workshop leader and an avid football fan. He’s just become a father. His friends say that he’s outgoing and that he loves music, festivals and nightclubs. Jonny is deaf. He was born deaf to hearing parents who were afraid that disability would stigmatise their son and the family.
'Louder Is Not Always Clearer' is an honest portrayal of the vulnerability of a deaf man. For a hearing audience it is an illuminating and emotional experience. For deaf audience members the show is a familiar tale of misunderstanding and isolation. For all audiences it is a humorous and at times moving story of one man’s attempt to cope, to fit in and be accepted.
Mr and Mrs Clark make new and innovative performances that engage audiences. The Clarks were short-listed for the Amnesty International Freedom of Speech Award in 2015 and presented (F.E.A.R.) as part of Wales In Edinburgh this year.
To join the online conversation use the hashtag #LouderVClearer
Thursday 3 May
Tickets - £13, Early Bird Offer - £10 (until 31March)
From the creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway and Female Gothic…
2018: In this age of uncertainty, where the shadows of tyranny, intolerance and war darken the path into tomorrow, how much time do we have left? If civilisation falls today, what will become of us?
Rebecca Vaughan presents Elton Townend Jones’ radical new interpretation of the HG Wells classic, in which a Victorian time traveller transcends across the ages from 1900 to our own far future – from the fall of man to the end of the world.
Can we change the future? Or has the end already begun?
★★★★★ ‘Outstanding… Amazing… Magic’ (Edinburgh Southside Advertiser)
★★★★ ‘Terrific…grips the imagination… ideas spit off the narrative like sparks from a welder’s torch’ (Quentin Letts, Daily Mail)
★★★★ ‘Brilliant… Captivates and amazes’ (British Theatre Guide)
Thursday 17 May at 2pm & 7.45pm
Tickets - £12, concessions - £10
Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You, the audience, are our holidaymakers. You will sit in a deckchair, you will get a rum cocktail on arrival and you will feel the sand between your toes. We will be your tour guides.
Join 2Magpies Theatre as they take you through the tropical haze on a unique multi-sensory package holiday. This is an extraordinary rendition and it is all-inclusive. Last Resort is a menacing fiction, made entirely of unimaginable fact.
This immersive show was developed through a research process bringing together artists, academics and human rights organisations including Reprieve.
Commissioned by The Lowry.
Tuesday 12 June at 7.45pm
Tickets - £13, concessions - £11
3 Centuries. 1 Goal.
A glorious tale of struggle and sweat. Heart thumping with oxygenised blood, adrenalin flooding every little bit of me, and every little bit of me, is every little bit of the field in front of me.
It is 1892.
It is 1921.
It is 2018.
Four women from across the centuries live, breathe, and play football. Whilst each of them face very different obstacles, the possibility that the beautiful game will change their futures - and the world – is tantalisingly close.
Offside is told through lyrical dialogue, poetry, and punchy prose, placing the audience on the touchline of the game of a lifetime.
CAST ANNOUNCEMENT - Jessica Dennis, Marieme Diouf and Fizz Waller
***** “Brilliant and polished overlapping storytelling”– Broadway Baby
***** “An impressive feat” – Morning Star
**** “A tremendous three-hander” – The Scotsman
**** “An engaging, enthralling watch” – What’s On Stage
**** “Defiantly and rawly poetic” – All EdinburghTheatre.com
Friday 5 October at 8pm
Tickets - £17.50, concessions - £16
Austentatious is saddling the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom!
Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjure up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. The show comes fresh from six sellout runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, a monthly residency in London’s West End and a BBC Radio 4 special to mark the bicentenary of Austen’s death. Now their show will be appearing at two dozen theatres across the country to entertain and astonish audiences in equal measure. Previous ‘lost’ masterpieces have included Sixth Sense & Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark, and no two shows are ever the same. Performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment, this is a Regency treat guaranteed to delight Austen novices and die-hard fans alike.
★★★★★ “Ridiculouslysilly…wickedly funny” –The Times
★★★★ “A joy to behold” The Guardian
★★★★ “Super smart and terrifically funny” The Scotsman