Online@theSpaceUK Season 2
We’re delighted to welcome you to the second season of Online@theSpaceUK, presenting over 50 brand new shows from around the world and - driven by our new writing ethos - all original work and completely free to watch.
Two reflections and a song explore three different stages of bereavement, and explore thoughts on friendship, loss and hope. Written by Nia Williams and performed by Nia Williams and Matthew Allison, for Three Chairs and a Hat.
Playing 15 characters, renowned storyteller Ted McGrath takes us on a hilarious and profound emotional roller coaster ride through addiction, sabotaging his family, his career and ultimately his life, trying to answer one burning question: Am I good enough?
Jacob can’t resist a good antique store--but his latest treasure horrifies his wife, Ashley. The pretty--but definitely used--urn opens a hilarious and heartbreaking Pandora’s box about their relationship, their dreams and what makes us truly alive.
Walk of Shame is a no-holds-barred, racy appraisal of important 21st century themes—love, sex, excess and consent. **** The Daily Express. Trigger warning, sexual violence, rape and consent.
Follow 21 year-old Hope's journey as she moves out of her childhood home in Cheshire to the bright lights of London. However, when faced with a series of very 'adult' problems, Hope questions how ready she was to leave home. Trigger warning: this performance contains references to sexual harassment.
Recently married Ryan And Molly look forward to starting their life in a new neighbourhood. However, it appears that lightning, and tragedy, does indeed strike twice when they become involved in a local campaign with their lonely neighbour.
Based on Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock essay Behind the Beyond, this is a gently satirical look at 19th century 'problem' plays. A pandemic project, it was filmed on Zoom for those who were missing live theatre.
Meet Lucy. She’s average, awkward and when it comes to sex, what she lacks in experience she makes up for in curiosity. But that’s all set to change. An exploration of love and sex spun out in slam.
Animated show with lessons from Project Runway told through potatoes. Made by an award-winning team, you’ll see designs for all body types, not just the skinny French fry. Yams and hashbrowns add colour and flavour to the spud-tactic designs!
Through verse text and digital production, the piece offers a continuous series of monologues analysing a diverse range of characters' perceptions of love. The piece experiments with animation and digital editing to externalise these characters' inner feelings and experiences.
Welcome to the danger and delight of 'The Meat Cabaret' - Take a peep around the curtain, I dare you. Where will you look? Is the female form there to be viewed? How do we see ourselves, and who decides how we see each other? 16+. May contain themes and language of an adult nature, including sex & violence.
A clown play with puppets, balloons and scary extinction science, will be part of Online@theSpace Season 2. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cry some more. Inspired by the writing of Dr. Guy McPherson.
Rita and Angie have been inseparable for over sixty years, enduring heartbreaking challenges, only to find love in the most unexpected place.
Meet Winnie, Hettie and Sissie—the Hannigan Hags, a trio of department store assistants. Two songs from Nia Williams's musical 'Lady M' introduce their grim world—and hint at the disappointments and failures that led them there.
Every addict has reasons for using. Some reasons are more horrifying than others. Jamie is an alcoholic, and it’s her turn to share her story. A suspenseful testament of addiction and the inescapeable darkness behind it, by Donna Kay Yarborough
Eighty year old Tabitha is shocked out of her mediocre and lonely day-to-day routine when the Grim Reaper appears and joins her for breakfast. Join them Over on Grim Street, and enjoy a domestic - with a touch of death - comedy!
Thomas is a lucky man. He is much loved by his family, adored by his friends and respected by his co-workers. But something in his life is missing. Dusty seems to echo his life. So, how can he be sure?
A former executive and banjo enthusiast tells us about a boy's life, a man's meteoric rise to business fame, and the event slamming on the brakes. Audiences are enamoured with this true one-man show, with humor, warmth, music, and banjos
It’ll take more than a pandemic to stop the irrepressible Glummer Twins from celebrating the ‘joys’ of Christmas. So here’s a feast of festive fun from the gurus of glum. Stand-up, socially distanced spoken word from the Beat Generation.
Part 2. Henry Churniavsky, a unique blend of being Jewish and Scouse. ‘With All Jew Respect’ is 3 online performances covering his early years; growing up and his mid-life crisis and concluding with being Jewish and old age. It’s a must see.
Is This Thing Still On? Is a sketch show forged from the fires of separation, created when all hope was lost, when comedy seemed uncomediable, and mostly when we thought no one was watching.
Part 3. Henry Churniavsky, a unique blend of being Jewish and Scouse. ‘With All Jew Respect’ is 3 online performances covering his early years; growing up and his mid-life crisis and concluding with being Jewish and old age. It’s a must see.
The Corporate Knobs is a comedy variety show that gives you the TRUTH about work life. From How to Be a Bad Manager, Guess the HR Outcome, Real World Job Descriptions and Cat Co-Workers. From Fringe veteran, Lori Hamilton.
Henry Churniavsky, a unique blend of being Jewish and Scouse. ‘With All Jew Respect’ is 3 online performances covering his early years; growing up and his mid-life crisis and concluding with being Jewish and old age. It’s a must see.
The world has faced many disasters. Volcanoes, conspiracies and an orange President. But nothing has prepared it for this liability. Join James, a walking catastrophe (or rather a sitting catastrophe) for some stories, a cup of tea and good laugh.
Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel: French musical icons. They sang songs of romance and heartbreak, lived lives of drama and passion. This ‘impossible’ concert relives the adventure and inspiration of their lives and music. 'A beautifully-rendered and loving homage.' -CBC
Kenneth Wilson’s new show races from James Bond to weepy Irish lament (and Bach again). The music of his cello provokes a poetical commentary, sometimes a lashing-out, to make you wake up and take notice. Spoiler: contains a few rude words.
Viennese virtuoso Cellist Peter Hudler plays some of the best pieces from his popular Fringe Show and presents a burning mix of styles - from Baroque to Rock, from the most simple Folk tune to virtuoso Cross Over - Cello on Fire!
Judy is an icon, loved as Dorothy in Oz. But in the 1930s, Deanna was a much bigger star. Ingénue tells the true tale of the lifelong friendship – and rivalry – of these two Old Hollywood idols. “An unforgettable delight,” CBC
Pull up a virtual bar stool as one of Canada’s top piano bar entertainers transports you from her living room to your “home pub”. Music from James Taylor, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and more are performed in her inimitable style.
Are you ready to come play with us? Saltire Burlesque Academy, brings amateur burlesque to you. It’s sexy, sassy and will definitely tantalise all your senses. Join us for show that will leave you wanting to definitely Come play with us. 18+ Contains scenes of nudity
When lies become alternative facts, what happens to truth? Using only the 56 words in a Marina Tsvetaeva poem, Anne Rabbitt re-shapes them to find new truths in a moving and thought-provoking short film.
Ronnie Dorsey reads from a selection of her most recent work. Since discovering a fascination with poetry at the age of eleven, Ronnie has written poetry almost daily ever since, and has read her work publicly at festivals around the world since 1989.
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