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fresh exciting modern theatre unity. April - July 2016

our highlights. Going Viral

The Joke

Acclaimed theatre maker Dan Bye’s Fringe First award-winning comic tale about being on the front line of an epidemic.

Will Adamsdale returns with his Unity commissioned play about an Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman trapped in a joke.



Part of Physical Fest, this brand new show is from the acclaimed creator of international hits Kraken and Squidboy. Page 13

A new show about pregnancy, unconventional parenting, starting a family and what it means to be a mother today. Page 16


The Diary Of A Hounslow Girl

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Jim Cartwright’s (Two, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice) story of a night out in modern Britain filled with drinks and drugs. Page 16

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From traditional Pakistani weddings to night bus fights, a funny, bold, provocative play. Page 17

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creative artist-led ambitious unity. We’re spending £750k building Unity better. This will revolutionise Unity, ensuring artists can create exciting new work, making your experience world class and sustaining great theatre for years to come.


Arts Council England

Liverpool City Council

Trusts & Foundations

Unity Funds





We’ve raised over £650k for this exciting project already with help from Arts Council England, Liverpool Council and money we’ve saved. We need your help to raise the last £100k.

There are 3 easy ways to help us with our campaign and reach this target by December. Donate Online.

Visit & Donate.

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Simply visit our website and click the ‘Support Us’ button in the top right hand corner to make a one-off online donation.

Make sure you continue to support Unity by coming to see as much great theatre as possible.

If you’re a UK taxpayer you can also opt to give gift aid meaning that we get an extra 25p for every £1 you donate.

You can donate when you buy your ticket, in the collection boxes or in our fundraising bucket at the end of the show.

Join us at one of our fundraising events - from auctions to special shows - or, if you’ve an idea about how you can help please get in touch with us: Find out more about our events on our website and e-mails.

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april. The Odyssey Thu 21 Apr | 8pm | £12 (£10) Part adventure, part romance, part revenge tragedy, Homer’s epic story of monsters, magicians, witches and goddesses. A tale over 3,000 years old. Follow the plight of Odysseus, hero of the Trojan War, as he attempts to make it home to his palace where his wife and son are besieged by a threatening gang of suitors. A new production presented by Burjesta Theatre

The Lamellar Project Fri 22 - Sat 23 Apr | 8pm | £12 (£10) It is the near-future and the eco-system is changing, but not for the better. The world is in the aftermath of extinction and a couple, both scientists, on either side of the Atlantic try to discover how the world can be saved for future generations. The play spills out beyond the theatre walls and into the digital world with a live video link between the actors in the UK and Philadelphia, and an online writing project.

Scratch Night Tue 26 Apr | 8pm | pay-what-you-want Brand new work from local and national companies. See exciting snippets of new work from top theatre makers. Experience the future of theatre today.

“ Scratch nights are the first chance to test ” brand new work in front of audiences. They are warm, lovely, supportive sharing events. Matthew Linley | Artistic Director

Mark Watson I’m Not Here Wed 27 - Thu 28 Apr | 7:30pm | £17 The multi-award-winning comedy star as seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You returns with the follow-up show to his highly celebrated and successful 2015 hit Flaws. Free Q&A | Thu 28 Apr | 5:30pm Mark talks about his life and career spanning comedy, novel writing, TV presenting and now playwrighting.


Going Viral by Dan Bye Fri 29 - Sat 30 Apr | 8pm | £14 - £6 Dan Bye presents this epic, hilarious and tragic story from the front line of an epidemic, with his unique blend of storytelling, playful comedy and performance lecture. An ARC Stockton production | Directed by Dick Bonham

Eye-opening... intimate storytelling

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Captivating and illuminating

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Bye is one of the most astute and thoughtful contemporary theatre makers around

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Fascinating, terrifying and thought provoking

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“ I really enjoyed this show when I saw it ” in Edinburgh, the staging combines with the storytelling to engross you for an hour. Sam Freeman | Marketing Manager


family. Saturday Splatts Play the goodies, be the baddies! Make it... Sing it... Dance it... Shake it... Learn new skills, gain self confidence, make friends and have fun. Workshops for 5 – 13 year olds, full to the brim with games, making stuff and storytelling. Dates: 16 & 30 Apr, 21 May, 11 & 25 June Times: 10am - 12pm (5 - 8s) | 1pm - 3pm (9 - 13s) Prices: £5 a session | £3 a session for those in receipt of income support

“ Splatterdays is something I am incredibly ” proud to be part of. It all started at Unity, with a group of creative friends in the 90s.

In that time we’ve seen children (and their parents!) grow up, get further involved in the arts, become more confident and enjoy the space and time to express their creativity. Louise Flooks | Participation Co-Ordinator

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Error 404 Thu 28 & Sat 30 Apr | 6pm (Thu) 4pm (Sat) | £6


There’s a boy. No more than ten years old. You know someone just like him - except that his best friend is a robot. Join him on a roller coaster of laughter, tears, music and games - you might even change the ending. Perfect for ages 8+ and their families.

Error 404 is a brave show with a fresh feel to it.

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What makes Error 404 so fascinating is that it is extraordinarily complex within a deceptively simple format and that Bye doesn’t talk down to his young audience but encourages them to talk to him. The Guardian

It’s a good, emotive story that is pointedly thought-provoking.

Superbly performed... Captures the audiences imagination (both big and small) right from the off mumsnet


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by Will Adamsdale with Brian Logan and Lloyd Hutchinson Tue 3 - Wed 4 May | 8pm | £14 (£12) An Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman trapped in a joke.

“How do we get out” said the Englishman. “Just stop telling it” said the Irishman. “But we’re too far in” said the Scotsman. A comedy play from Will Adamsdale and company about jokes and why we tell them, countries and why we need (and despair of) them, and life and why we bother. Directing support from Joe Hill-Gibbins Produced by Fuel | Commissioned by Unity Theatre.

Will Adamsdale (pictured) is one of our favourite artists. His one-man comedy Jackson’s Way recieved rave reviews and secured him the Perrier Comedy Award. He has won a Fringe First for The Receipt and a Total Theatre Award, toured internationally, made his film debut in Richard Curtis’ The Boat That Rocked and was in Channel 4’s series Campus.

Jonny & The Baptists The End Is Nigh Thu 5 May | 8pm | £10 A new show about family, friendship and environmental disaster - from the five time award nominated BBC Radio 4 comedy stars.

Thought-provoking, lyrically brilliant fun of the highest order

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The political edge of 80s alternative comedy... a pop-soul voice to win X Factor Stewart Lee, Observer

Superbly crafted... as witty as they are clever... very funny

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“ I saw these guys perform last year at a ” really intimate gig at Unity and it was brilliant. Check out their youtube channel! Sue Williams | Executive Director



Art Of Silencing


Fri 6 May | 8pm | £8 (£5)

Wed 11 - Sat 14 May | 7:30pm & 2pm (Sat) | £10 (£8)

What can be discussed in 21st century Britain? Has talk of Palestine been silenced?

1963. A group of marines in San Francisco the night before they ship to Vietnam. They celebrate their last night with a cruel game where each man finds the ugliest girl he can to bring to a party. But when Eddie meets idealistic waitress Rose, an awkward love story begins to unfold.

Breaking down ideas of ‘over here’ and ‘over there’, this cabaret of comedy, discussion, music and a new short play by Caryl Churchill, takes a look at things censored and suppressed. An Artists for Palestine production

A modern musical about finding love in unlikely places. By arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd

Matt Forde The Oddity George Egg Get The Political Wed 18 May | 8pm | £10 (£8) Anarchist Cook Party Started Meet Tilly, a young girl lost between Tue 31 May | 8pm | £14 (£12) Tue 17 May | 8pm | £12

ancient fiction and modern reality.

Hilarious satire from the UK’s leading political comedian as seen on Have I Got News For You, Russell Howard’s Good News and Question Time.

A new contemporary exploration of The Odyssey. This dark and humorous tale will delight, surprise and move you. An Out Of Nowhere Theatre production


1 man. 1 show. 3 courses. A cocktail of stand-up comedy, tasty food and extreme multi-tasking.

Well-seasoned with foodie facts and some surprisingly spicy humour

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The Complete Walk

Out Of The Darkness

Sat 23 Apr | 12pm - 8pm | Free

Fri 6 - Sun 8 May | 9pm | Free

37 ten-minute films with stellar casts commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe screened throughout Liverpool. Imagine Cleopatra in front of the Pyramids, Shylock in Venice or Hamlet on the rocks of Elisinore.

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Blitz, the story of St Luke’s Church (‘The Bombed out Church’) is told each evening with stunning lights, visuals, projection, soundscape and film by Metro-Boulot-Dodo.

Unity is excited to be hosting Henry IV, Parts I and II.

From 8pm thousands of stained-glass lanterns will light up the garden, signifying the lives lost in one of the country’s worst bombing periods of WW2.

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Pentecost Pageant

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Sun 15 May | Hope Street 12 - 6pm | Procession 3pm

Fri 13 May | Kazimier Gardens | 7pm, 9pm & 11pm

Join Liverpool’s Pentecost walk between the Anglican and Metropolitan Cathedrals as colour is splashed across Hope Street for this exuberant celebration.

Krapp sits alone on his 69th birthday listening to a recording he made 30 years earlier. His younger self speaks to reveal an idealistic fool - but will time reveal the kind of fool he has become? A Spool production, originally produced by Unity Theatre Directed by Graeme Phillips | Set/costume by Ashley Shairp Sound by Patrick Dineen | Lighting by Phil Saunders Performed by Nick Birkinshaw

Starting at Liverpool Cathedral at 3pm the procession traverses the street between stages with bands and artists before culminating at the plaza of the magnificent Metropolitan Cathedral. 11

physical fest international physical theatre festival Unity comes alive with intimate shows, delicious food and our resident DJ at the festival club


Blind Man’s Song

Fri 20 May | 8pm | £14

Mon 23 May | 8pm | £12

This tour-de-force of high-octane mime comedy is the widely lauded follow-up to cult sell-out physical comedies Kraken and Squidboy.

Following sell-out hits at London International Mime Festival, Latitude and Edinburgh Fringe, Theatre Re bring a wordless tale about the power of imagination. With physical theatre, mime, illusions and live music.

Mad, risqué and uniquely eccentric, Trygve Wakenshaw is an award-winning Gaulier-trained clown, nominated for Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2015.

The kind of funny you get when not just the rug but the whole floor and foundations are pulled right out

 The Guardian

Superb… full of fear and tenderness

 The Stage

A wordless dreamlike tribute to love

 Edinburgh Guide

Blind Man’s Song is delicious.

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Stupid Women

Thu 26 May | 8pm | £8

Sat 28 May | 8pm | £14

The untold story of the world’s first murderer.

An improvisation performance for five women directed by Wendy Houstoun (DV8).

After murdering his brother, in cold blood, Cain lives out his life exiled from his homeland haunted by figures from the past. Now he must retrace his steps back to Eden in pursuit of answers. A psychological thriller with a heart of darkness. Supported by Creature - Off The Ground, a new piece created with Merseyside youth theatres, directed by Grace Goulding and Dan Meigh.

Combining idiocy with skill, anarchy with meaning and costumes with music, five guest performers of high calibre (and low income) attempt the impossible (and quite probably fail). A nuanced look at the politics of being a woman mixed with chaos, the madness of creation and the fleeting possibility of making sense of it all.

Grimm Fri 20, Mon 23, Wed 25 - Sat 28 May | Free An immersive 15 minute, dark and quirky fairytale experience in Unity Two. Every night before each festival show created and performed by Tmesis Theatre’s Graduate Company. Tmesis’ Graduate Company is an annual Physical Fest training project in physical theatre in collaboration with Unity Theatre. Limited seating | Find out more at

Fest Live Wed 25 May | 8pm | £10 Extracts of new and exciting work from local, national & international artists, featuring: Hilary Chaplain (USA) with Classically Trained Artistes, Mary Pearson’s FoMO, mofos! (Fear of Missing Out, motherf***ers!), Irreverent Sideshows’ Reservoir Ducks, Joanne Tremarco’s (2016 MDI/ Physical Fest Bursary award winner) Death Wife, Sean Kempton’s Stuff and Ema Jayne Park’s #TRANS; exploring of gender, identity and sexual orientation.

Double Bill Fri 27 May | 8pm | £12 Al Seed The end of a war. A locked cellar. A beam of light. The fractured mind of a shell-shocked soldier. An intensely physical exploration of the trauma of conflict. An Oog production made with support from Creative Scotland and The Arches. Produced by Feral.

Cabaret from the Shadows A group of misfits existing amongst the shadows. Let devilry, illusion and mischief seize your heart and soul.

Festival Pass

Italian Street Food

See all the shows with the festival pass logo for just £60 - book at our box office or or at

Fritto ( will be serving delicious food every night, outside Unity from 6pm before each show.

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Urinetown Thu 2 - Sat 4 Jun | 8pm & 2pm (Sat) | £14 (£12) A social and political satire set in a fictional future where a terrible 20-year drought has crippled the city’s water supplies and all private toilets are banned in an effort to control water consumption. A hilarious and resonating tale of greed, love, and revolution produced by Liverpool’s community based theatre company, What We Did Next. This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited.

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Fri 3 Jun | 10:30am & 1:30pm | £6

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A rich and colourful multi-sensory play for ages 11 - 26s with autism, profound multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), and severe learning disabilities (SLD) and their companions. Join us on the island where Dad is a weather scientist. Explore the sensory world of the weather, the workshop and the beach and help Miranda with her dilemma: she loves Dad, but she is an adult now and ready to leave home. How can she tell him without hurting his feelings? Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Wave explores the loving relationship between parent and child.

Excellent performance. Simple, interactive and multi-sensory Independent carer

“ I’m really intruigued about us having this ” multi-sensory experience and how they tell a story using new and more inclusive, immersive theatre! Annemarie Martin | Administrator


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Tue 7 - Wed 8 Jun | 8pm & 11am (Wed) | £14 (£12)

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Amy’s making a play. It’s an experiment. It’s about motherhood. Amy’s mother’s unconventional approach to family life was captured by a 1979 BBC documentary team. Her grandmother had her children just before the NHS. Amy’s gay best friend tells us what it felt like to be asked if he wanted to start a family with her. And then there’s Ian, waiting in the wings… A show about motherhood and family – being in one and starting one of your own. 11am show for parents with babes-in-arms - see website for info Written and performed by Amy Golding | A Curious Monkey show Directed by Rachael Glover and Laura Lindow Amy Golding founded Curious Monkey in 2013. She previously worked at Live Theatre, The Sage Gateshead, Open Clasp, Them Wifies, and nabokov and is a Clore Leadership Fellow, one of the nation’s most promising emerging artists and future theatre leaders.

RAZ A new play by Jim Cartwright Fri 10 - Sat 11 June | 8pm | £14 (£12) Meet Shane, one of the low-paid generation that lives for the weekend while still living at home with his parents. Come on the raz as he hits the town for all it’s worth - tanned, buffed and blowing his wage packet on a perfectly orchestrated evening of drinks, drugs and girls: a weekend millionaire. Jim Cartwright’s Fringe First award-winning rollercoaster of a night out in modern Britain comes straight from London’s West End.

Beautifully written and an enthralling performance

 Evening Standard

A large and raucous audience roared approval

 The Guardian

This show has real pulling-power

 The Telegraph

A demanding one-man show, skilfully executed

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Forget Me Not The Alzheimer’s Whodunnit


Thu 9 Jun | 8pm | £12 (£10)

The story of an undercover police officer caught in a world of lies, betrayal and murder. Inspired by Nordic Noir thrillers such as The Killing and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

Retired police detective Jim’s wife, a patient on a dementia ward, has died, but he smells a rat. He wants to solve one last murder but he also has dementia. It’s a case for the greatest detective mind. But his will have to do.

Hilarious and heartbreaking

Tue 14 Jun | 8pm | £10 (£8)

A Square Peg Theatre production | Commissioned by Waterside Arts Centre | Supported by Unity Theatre

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Authentic and a joy to watch

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

Rights Of Passage

Thu 16 Jun | 8pm | £14 (£12)

Fri 17 Jun | 8pm | £12 (£10)

A 16 year old British Muslim girl in West London. From traditional Pakistani weddings to fights on the night bus this funny, bold, provocative play shows the challenges of being brought up as a young woman in a traditional Muslim family alongside the temptations and influences growing up in and around London.

You leave your country in fear. You come to be free. Now you are friendless, penniless, jobless, and scared to go to the Home Office, in case they don’t believe that you’re gay - in case they send you back.

Ambreen Razia with Black Theatre Live | Written & performed by Ambreen Razia | Commissioned & supported by Ovalhouse

The verbatim stories of LGBT people who come to the UK to seek asylum from anti-gay countries, including Uganda, Iran and Malaysia. By Clare Summerskill. An Artemis Theatre production.


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Sat 25 Jun | 4pm, 5pm & 6pm | £5 Join our award-winning Youth Theatre as they fill Unity with an extravaganza of stories, music and happenings. Inspired by our past and present while zooming forward and asking “what does the future hold?” Don’t miss this frantically fun comically dark show. Written & Performed by Unity Youth Theatre Directed by Carl Cockram & Laura Campbell Unity Youth Theatre Open to all young people from 14-18 years our youth theatre works with professional theatre companies and practitioners gaining experience in the performing arts developing a wide variety of skills to create performances on Unity’s stages.

Identity Crisis Wed 22 - Fri 24 Jun | 8pm | £10 (£8) A journey from modelling to the big and small screens and beyond traced through the voices of a dozen characters who’ve contributed to the image of black women in the media. A hilarious and insightful show with live performance, radio waves, photographic image and good oldfashioned storytelling. Phina Oruche’s travels have taken her from her Liverpool to Hollywood and back. She played Gabby Sharp in Hollyoaks, broadcast on Radio Merseyside and played Liberty Baker in ITV’s Footballers’ Wives, for which she won a Screen Nations Award.




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Thu 21 - Sat 23 Jul | Part of the preview season

Come along and experience on-demand theatre as the latest technology showcases exciting work. Find new ways to discover theatre with Metro-Boulot-Dodo.

“ This is at the cutting edge of theatre.

I hope you can join us to try this innovative work and give us your feedback! Matthew Linley | Artistic Director


edinburghpreviews. Venue | Prices As Unity is rebuilt we go next door for our preview season. (see our website for venue details) Tickets for all the preview shows are just £6 (buy 2 shows for £10 | 3 shows for £15)

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Adam Rowe

Thu 21 & Fri 22 Jul | 7pm

Thu 21 Jul | 8:15pm

A comic glimpse into Britain’s future. A television journalist and a politician clash as a TV interview unfolds into a waking nightmare. From the creator of the acclaimed Stand By For Tape Back-Up.

Adam is honest. Which makes him a good person, right? That’s what he thought...

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Hysterical Woman

Fri 22 Jul | 8:15pm

Thu 21 Jul | 9:30pm

Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 and BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist. Stand up about various things. Ignore the title. It has nothing to do with teeth.

Party Trap

The Leicester Mercury Finalist and the brains behind the award winning Gein’s Family Giftshop brings her ambitious debut show.

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Elvis Was Racist? Fri 22 Jul | 9:30pm

Bittersweet Little Lies

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Hummingbird Sat 23 Jul | 7pm

Race, class, gender, age and celebrity all sorted in under an hour, using only words, sweets and top trumps.

Bachelor seeks Female for Romance - and Murder. Fast, funny physical theatre inspired by the real-life ‘Lonely Hearts Killers’ from Lecoq-trained Tooth+Nail.

It’s about time you found him.

Incredibly skilled

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Bilal Zafar

Brennan Reece

Sat 23 Jul | 8:15pm

Sat 23 Jul | 9:30pm

The hilarious story of how Bilal was mistaken for a Muslim Only cake shop and became a prime target for the furious far right. From the Hackney Empire New Comedian of the Year.

English Comedian Of The Year Brennan Reece’s debut show. He has appeared on BBC, ITV, E4 and supported Joe Lycett.



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Nina A dangerous story about me and Nina Simone Thu 13 - Sat 29 Oct | tickets from £10 Nina Simone. Singer, activist, legend, inspiration. Acclaimed actor Josette Bushell-Mingo meets Nina Simone in this new play about the fight against racism, the charge for civil rights and what became of Nina’s brave and daring legacy. 20

Featuring Nina Simone’s iconic songs (including I Put A Spell On You and Feelin’ Good ) with a live band this new play is performed by Olivier award-nominee and Unity patron Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE. A Unity Theatre and Riksteatern (Sweden) production. Written by Marcus Gardley | Directed by Dritero Kasapi

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Happy Hour Wed 5 - Sat 8 Oct | 8pm & 2pm | £14 (£12) | £10 Wed The workers on Level 3 race to reach their quota of Smiley Faces, but are they really happy enough? A poignant, fast-paced, comedy exploring our obsession with happiness and success. Can we learn to be happy? Tmesis Theatre combine their trademark physicality with humour, music and text from Chris Fittock. A Tmesis Theatre production | A Unity Theatre commission

What I Learned From Johnny Bevan Wed 28 Sep | 8pm | £14 (£12) At university Johnny saved Nick from his middle-class bubble with politics, music and literature. Twenty years later can Nick save Johnny from himself? Luke Wright performs this award-winning show taking British politics head on with humour and humanity.

Pulsating, neatly handled piece of poetic storytelling

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Double Bill: Tiff Stevenson Bec Hill Fri 30 Sep | 8pm | £10 & Tiernan Douieb Tiff appeared on Mock The Week,

Simon Munnery Standing Still

Thu 29 Sep | 8pm | £8

Multi award-winning stand up with an opening to die for, seven wry observations, a tone poem, four fresh skits and two new commandments from the British Comedy Award and Perrier Award nominee and Chortle Award winner.

Two hour-long shows for just £8! Acclaimed Australian Bec Hill brings her hilarious show about her biggest regrets.Tiernan Dioub has supported Frankie Boyle and presents satirical podcast Partly Political Broadcast.

Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled and was the UK correspondent for hit Australian show The Weekly with Charlie Pickering. She also appeared on Drunk History and as a regular role on BBC Three’s People Just Do Nothing which returns in 2016.

Sat 1 Oct | 7:30pm | £14


Christmas 2016/17

Fri 2 Dec 2016 - Sat 7 Jan 2017 A small figure sets off, with red cloak and hood, to grandma’s they go, the other side of the woods. Do not stop to smell the flowers, or sing to the birds, or climb a tall tree, remember these words… Do not leave the path, for you’d make a tasty treat, for the hungriest wolf of all, who is ready to eat!

BSL & relaxed performances available

Patrick Dineen’s (trademark) gorgeous and atmospheric whirligig waltz-style songs

Highly enjoyable day out for all the family, especially children of a younger age

Be prepared to be entranced, delighted and amused at the Unity this Christmas

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A wrinkly old tale but, with invention and ingenuity throughout, feels gloriously fresh from the pod

Join us this Christmas for our funny, inventive show filled with music, dance and song. Continuing Unity’s successful partnership with acclaimed children’s theatre company Action Transport Theatre, don’t miss this theatrical family festive feast!


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