Two variables walk into a cube. That’s not the set up for a boffin’s bad joke, but the actual start of X&Y – a maths lesson masquerading as theatre from Oxford’s current Simonyi Professor Marcus du Sautoy and actor-cum-academic Victoria Gould.
Bluebeard invites you into his chamber to share in the violent passion of his deviant sexual acts.
Will he excite you?
Will he seduce you?
Will he love you to death?
With its provocative, intelligently handled exploration of sexually motivated vio
In their new show X&Y Marcus du Sautoy and Victoria Gould use mathematics, humour and theatre to navigate the known and unknown reaches of our world.
Through a series of surreal episodes, X and Y, trapped in a universe they don’t understand and confr
After CPT’s Futureshock (Nov 2012) and Beyond The Joke (Jan 2013) festivals, Calm Down, Dear is the venue’s latest gathering of artists and companies, here presenting a three-week season of innovative theatre, performance, comedy, cabaret and discussi
Celebrating the life and Gaelic song collection of Margaret Fay Shaw, A Little Bird Blown off Course is a new piece of music–theatre by Fiona J Mackenzie, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland and Blas Festival in partnership with the National T
No composer has inspired more inaccurate, stereotypical reactions than Wagner, and it is the triumph of Simon Callow’s one-man show Inside Wagner’s Head that he is able to illumine both the man and the work in all their bewildering complexity.
Wagner delved so deeply into human consciousness that he was "bound to come up with as much shit as gold". So says Simon Callow towards the end of this tour-de-force, an engrossing monologue punctuated with recorded examples of the glorious oeuvre, which
Alongside performances of Tayo Aluko's CALL MR ROBESON we present a series of performances, discussions, talks and events including politicians, historians and commentators from across the world, from Tony Benn to Yasmin Alhibai-Brown, RMT Union Leader Bo