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The Ballet Black Company in The Waiting Game by Mthuthuzeli November. Photography by Holly McGlynn

Ballet Black: Double Bill

Dance so thrilling and imaginative that it packs our auditorium every time – the hugely popular Ballet Black is back with a double bill full of lyrical contrasts and beautiful movement.

three women triumphantly sing

Breach: It’s True, It’s True, It’s True

This gripping dramatisation of a 1612 rape trial brought by the gifted painter Artemisia Gentileschi roars down the ages centuries after it shocked Renaissance Rome.

A person stares in a mirror

Schaubühne Berlin: Orlando

Live cinema meets performance in this galloping romp through 400 years of history starring a heroine who is born a hero, or a hero who becomes a heroine. For Orlando, it doesn’t really matter.

Radam Ridwan holding a heart shaped mirror

An Uncomfortable Relationship with Masculinity

Scottee & Friends present a night of performance, rants and overpriced beer from queers, femmes and drags who have an uncomfortable relationship with men, maleness and masculinity. 

Death in Venice trailer

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam: Death in Venice

An intense infatuation fuels the tension between social expectations and personal desire in a show that deftly combines theatre and music, directed by Ivo van Hove.

Guy leans against a car

Inua Ellams: Poetry + Film / Hack - Boyz n the Hood (15)

Complementing this screening of Boyz n the Hood, Inua Ellams and a line-up of poets read new work to open and close the film – their words and verses responding to its blistering themes.

photo of three men and one woman smiling at the camera

Dead Ringers: Live

They’re out of the BBC Radio 4 studio and on our stage once more. Prepare to be awestruck by the mischievously entertaining, hilarious and uncanny impressions of the Dead Ringers’ dream team.

a man clasps his hands in front of him as though begging

manmaRo Project: The Bees' Road

This one-man show eloquently moves between storytelling, ancient drama, irony and humour to bear witness to the journey of those who become stranded in their search for refuge across Europe.