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the lion and unicorn theatre 23rd - 28th may 2022

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stage the page | monday 23rd may 2022

5 performers. 6 new plays. Enjoy some of the freshest new writing on the block from a wonderful array of early-career playwrights, performed by a wonderful troupe of 3 performers in a rehearsed reading event like no other.

the adaptation game | tuesday 24th may 2022

An evening of integrated performances bringing together 3 of the most exciting films and 3 brand new theatre pieces inspired by the themes and content of the screened works. Brought to you in association with Visability Film Festival and Yellow Hat Productions.

the magic number | wednesday 25th may 2022

Threeeeee, is a magic numberrrrr! On Wednesday, we’ll be bringing you 3 extract performances from 3 brand-new companies creating whacky, experimental work. Featuring Borderline Confrontational, White Noise Theatre & Muddy Puddles.

back2back | thursday 26th may 2022

Long-time collaborators ChewBoy Productions and Proforca Theatre team up to bring you a revival of the multi-award-winning surreal comedy TETHERED, the acclaimed BEFORE FEEL by James Lewis and a brand-new play from David Brady, BY YOUR SIDE in a triple-bill evening of innovative theatre.

gutter street nights | friday 27th may 2022

Gutter Street Nights is an event where five creatives are challenged to write either a song, speech or poem based around a specific theme. The nights are open to performers and non performers alike, with an aim to create a comfortable, supportive environment for everyone to share their work and try something new. Join us for a night of new writing, a little pub quiz and if you fancy a go, jump up on our open mic at the end!

fondue with chew | saturday 28th may 2022

To culminate the festival, we’ll be providing you with an evening of anarchy, of chaos, of good vibes and fun, cus that’s what we all need right now, right? Join ChewBoy Productions and some very special guests to celebrate live performance, to chat about everything and anything, and maybe even try and break some world records…