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The Secret Theatre (2017)

Playwright: Anders Lustgarten
Directed by: Matthew Dunster

Spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham oversees a vast surveillance network from the heart of Elizabeth I’s court. As the nation’s relationship with Europe deteriorates and civil unrest grows, Walsingham adopts ever more extreme tactics to keep his queen and country safe.

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Boudica (2017)

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Playwright: Tristan Bernays
Directed by: Eleanor Rhode

When an ally of the Romans - King Prasutagus of the Iceni tribe - dies, his estranged wife Boudica returns to claim her rightful throne.

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Lions and Tigers (2017)

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Playwright: Tanika Gupta
Directed by: Pooja Ghai

Based on the true story of her great uncle and freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta, Lions and Tigers is the world premiere of a new play by leading playwright Tanika Gupta.

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King Lear (2017)

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Directed by: Nancy Meckler

King Lear’s tempestuous poetry is shot through with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, as the notion of familial love is questioned and torn apart.

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Much Ado About Nothing (2017)

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Directed by: Matthew Dunster

Claudio and Benedick return home from the first wave of the revolution. Claudio has been pining for his love, Hero. Benedick loves her cousin Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick; but because neither will admit it, nothing seems likely to bring them together.

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Tristan & Yseult (2017)

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Playwright: Carl Grose and Anna Maria Murphy
Directed by: Emma Rice

Seen through the eyes of the ‘Unloved’, Tristan & Yseult, the most successful and beloved of all of Kneehigh’s shows, blends comedy, live music, grand passions and tender truths in an irresistible night of love.

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Twelfth Night (2017)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Emma Rice

Expect cross-dressing, hijinks and bittersweet hilarity as Emma Rice directs Shakespeare’s timeless, soulful and irrepressible comedy.

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Romeo and Juliet (2017)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Daniel Kramer

Daniel Kramer's wild and energetic take on Romeo and Juliet explodes in a modern twist on Shakespeare’s classic story. Witness the grotesque glamourisation of violence, the silence of death.

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