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.

Theatre

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Project Spudway

Earl & Grace Productions

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!

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Son of a Preacher Man

Grubby Gnome Productions

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?

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Rosegold

Donna Kay Yarborough

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

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Planet Phuckett! (the Covid edition)

Brooklyn Culture Jam

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.

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Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life

Quivering Dendrites

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

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Hags

Three Chairs and a Hat

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.

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Duologues: Four Minute Warning

Quintuple L Productions

The Cold War is over. The Soviet Union is gone. The missiles never come. But still Malcolm and Arthur spend their days waiting to push the button and give the four minute warning in the case of a nuclear attack.

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The Same Rain That Falls on Me

York DramaSoc

A witty and heartbreaking monologue about Alice, who travels back home on the hottest day of the year to say a difficult and untimely goodbye. One that will leave a hole in her life forever.

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Don't Know Him from Adam

Blue Fire Theatre Company

Nelly Power is going back to work post-lockdown and has decided she needs some fresh blood in the act. So she’s auditioning for someone new to share the bill. But times are hard and the candidates ain't getting any younger.

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GirlPlay

Rampant Collective

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.

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Misorientation

Nottingham New Theatre

Through disjointed video calls see conversations leading to and following Cassie coming out and the emotions that come with it.

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Good Enough

Ted McGrath Productions

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?

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Strangers

Stage Write Productions

Two worlds collide when a pair of strangers meet by chance. Desperate circumstances lead to desperate action that result in a shocking revelation with disturbing consequences. Can things ever be the same again? This film contains sensitive material.

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Ally Sloper's Half Holiday

Blue Fire Theatre Company

Ally Sloper, magazine proprieter and social climber extraordinaire is preparing for the Social Season. But today he has an important engagement. Queen Victoria herself is expected to visit his offices, although she seems to be having trouble finding them....

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Readymade Cabaret 2.0

Flying Solo! Presents and This Is Not A Theatre Company

Speaking to the current COVID moment, this show asks whether our lives are determined by chance, fate, or free-will. Influenced by Duchamp and Dada, character-based scenes are interspersed with computer-generated Dada poetry, art, music and dance.

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Over on Grim Street

York DramaSoc

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!

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The Sign

Better Day Productions

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.

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Scammed

A Drunken Sailor

Who is Anne Wood and why is she terrified of the mysterious stranger who claims her as his client? She has lost everything so what can he possibly take from her? There is only one thing left ...

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Bard Overboard: A Global Pandemic Holiday Special

Extra Credit Ensemble

Wonder World Cruises has a heartwarming corporate message for you in these trying times. Now they just have to convince the actors quarantined aboard to film it. Watch the mayhem unfold in their final Zoom rehearsal before they go live!

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Twenties

Charlotte Anne Tilley Productions

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.

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Happily Ever After

Better Day Productions

In the mockumentary ‘Happily Ever After’ we follow the story of bride to be Jasmin as she is aided by Wedding Planners Frank and Gary in arranging her special day but will she live Happily Ever After?

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Alive

Flying Solo! Presents

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.

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Talking to Angie

Ronnie Dorsey Productions

Rita and Angie have been inseparable for over sixty years, enduring heartbreaking challenges, only to find love in the most unexpected place.

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Behind the Beyond

BMV Productions

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.

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To me, that's what love is.

Morosophy Theatre Company

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.

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Three Stages

Three Chairs and a Hat

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.

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The Meat Cabaret

Slap 'N' Tickle Theatre Company

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.

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Walk of Shame

Glass Half Full Theatre

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.

Comedy

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With All Jew Respect - Part 1

Henry Churniavsky Production

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.

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The Late Christmas Show

The Glummer Twins

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.

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Half-Baked Alaskan

Sally Ann Hall

From award-winning NYC comedian Sally Ann Hall comes a standup & cabaret show about growing up religious in Alaska, then glowing up into a bold woman of substances. It’s filthy, feminist, and features just a squirt of music.

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Is This Thing Still On?

Exeter Comedy Society

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.

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With All Jew Respect - Part 3

Henry Churniavsky Production

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.

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James Crampton: Natural Disaster

James Crampton

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.

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Jacob's Ladder

Jacob Hulland Comedy

Climb to the heights and slip down to some awkward lows in the company of award-winning Jacob Hulland's warm and youthful, yet middle-aged, persona. Jacob will fill your mind with observational anecdotes, words of wit and antics of idiocy.

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With All Jew Respect - Part 2

Henry Churniavsky Production

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.

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Acuña Acuna

Acuña Acuna

A one-person comedy show based on comedian Erick Acuña real life as a Peruvian Latino living in the United States. The show won many awards at the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival. It was also a finalist of the Yes And... Laughter Lab in partnership with Comedy Central.

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The Corporate Knobs

Earl & Grace Productions

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.

Music

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Cello on Fire

Peter Hudler

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!

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Best Laid Plans

Flying Solo! Presents and Rock, Salt and Nails Band

A concert of original songs that tell stories of life and love...work and family…loss and redemption, plus a bit of humor, some solid harmonies and a sound build for toe tapping and maybe breaking your heart a bit.

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Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert

Melanie Gall Presents

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

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Sleepwalking

The Poetical Cellist

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.

Cabaret

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Winter seduction

Saltire Burlesque Academy

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

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Virtual Cocktail Hour Piano Bar with Patricia

Patricia Silver

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.

Film

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Snapshot Stories

Naomi Paul

A collaboration between the community of Meon Vale and professional writer and performer Naomi Paul. People from the community contributed their film, poetry, music and images and shared their experiences and thoughts about Meon Vale, its environment and this new community.

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I Know The Truth

Anne Rabbitt

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.

Spoken Word

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Ronnie Dorsey Poetry

Ronnie Dorsey Productions

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.