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  • Whats On

    Work In Progress

    Image: Angela Christofilou
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Black and white photograph montage of Paddington Bear, and two baby photos. On a background of Union Jack, Sex Pistols style font reads 'This is What Dreams Are Made Of'.

    This Is What Dreams Are Made Of (A declassified British survival guide)

    Wed 6 Mar at 9pm
    A surreal and joyful step-by-step manual for those looking to assimilate into British culture. Told through music, dance, poetry and verbatim interviews.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Audience members watching performers on a stage which looks similar to a catwalk platform.
    Mama Quilla presents

    The Women Who

    Thu 7 Mar at 8pm
    An evening of fierce new projects by women writers to celebrate International Women's Day. Presented by award-winning woman-led company Mama Quilla Productions.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A crop out of Fraser in A blue bucket with his feet sticking out. His feet appear oversized as they're in the foreground. The image is against a hot pink background.

    Desperate Wee Gay Boy

    Sat 9 Mar at 9pm
    Parties! Sex! The quest for love! Ollie, a gay man from Leith, navigates queer life in the Big Smoke. Has London broken his heart or has shame engulfed him?
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Hand drawn black and white sketches of four mouths biting their lips. Each mouth is drawn in a different artistic style. The word Declare is written on each mouth.

    Declare

    Sat 9 Mar at 7.15pm
    What do you need to declare to the person you're dating?
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    Cartoon-like image of the character Lucho wearing a yellow Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestling) mask against a bright blue background.
    Tadeo Martinez presents

    Lucho Libre

    Sun 10 Mar at 7.15pm
    An original one-man show about a Mexican kid standing up to his primary school bully. The story is told bilingually through the lens of Mexican Wrestling and golden-age Disney Channel.
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    Corrine Walker: A black woman with hair in black braids stands on one leg on a black box. Behind her is a screen with a clock on it. Fuse: Dancer, Lucy, is kneeling on the floor with her arm extended upwards and leg bent behind her. Golden circles shine b

    Big Bang: 11 March

    Mon 11 Mar at 7.15pm
    Big Bang is CPT’s regular scratch night: an explosion of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge. Kind of like
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    Simon pokes his head through the skin of a snare drum against a white backdrop
    Simon Roth presents

    Behind the Beat

    Tue 12 Mar at 9pm
    See the world through a drumskin. Behind the Beat is Simon’s first stage show. Join him as he attempts to set up his drum kit amidst hurdles, sidetracks and mysterious interventions.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Line drawings of kitchen weighing scales, the scales of justice, a woman wearing jeans that are too big, holding the waistband out and scales with feet on them. Blue and purple watercolor splash with the title 'The Weight of Being' (a work in progress).Li

    The Weight Of Being

    Tue 12 Mar at 7.15pm
    An interactive show measuring all aspects of being human, from experiences and emotions, to answer the question: How much does the perfect life weigh?
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A collage of family photos, all featuring the same mixed race boy aged between 1-15. In every photo, the faces are replaced with coins.

    It's the Economy, Stupid!

    Wed 13 Mar at 9pm
    Joe Sellman-Leava and Dylan Howells try to decipher the myth of money, the weaponisation of economics, and the reason it's so hard to understand the force that dominates their lives!
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    One performer on stage kneeling under some scaffolding, holding onto the top piece of scaffolding with their right arm. In their left, the performer holds a microphone to their mouth. Close up of a yellow flower & further back is a camera and some ped
    Adèle Le Gallez presents

    3xThursday: Mortar

    Thu 14 Mar at 6pm
    The 9th floor. A man lives and dies for his work. A live soundscape and story about burnout, capitalism and loss.
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    Illustration of a creature transforming into a winged animal.

    3xThursday: Metamorphosis

    Thu 14 Mar at 9pm
    Metamorphosis is the lovechild of grandiose costume design and physical theatre. A poetic ensemble piece featuring synergetic movement patterns and transformative costumes pioneering a new form of storytelling.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A medieval engraving of a knight in full plate armour has been superimposed over a black and white image of a group of men. It's difficult to make out exactly what the men are doing but they look like they're fighting in a football stand.
    YESYESNONO presents

    Nation

    Fri 15 - Sat 16 Mar at 7.15pm
    Work-in-progress sharing of a new storytelling show by Sam Ward ('we were promised honey'). It's about nationhood, myth-making and the stories we tell about the land on which we live.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A smiling headshot of the actor Gassan Abdulrazek in black and white, defaced with red 'x's across the eyes

    Gassan Abdulrazek is Dead

    Fri 15 Mar at 9pm
    Gassan Abdulrazek is dead... But let's take a look back at his life! The highs, the lows, the even higher highs - a heartwarming trawl through this a-lister's storied career!
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A pencil sketch of three headshots. The first is a white woman with curly brown hair, with the face of a dog drawn over it. The second is a white man with dark brown hair, with three leeks drawn over it. The third is a white man with red hair.
    Pliable presents

    Near to

    Sat 16 Mar at 9pm
    A best friend… a dog…some mouldy leeks… In a run-down community centre, three grieving people gather to remember someone they have lost.
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    First image: Raina, a femme white person in their 20's with short hair, stands facing a colorful wall covered in different posters. They are wearing black lingerie and licking the wall provocatively.

    Big Bang: 18 March

    Mon 18 Mar at 7.15pm
    Big Bang is CPT’s regular scratch night: an explosion of performance from which new universes of theatre may one day emerge. Kind of like
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    An image of a startled man standing beside a Urinal. He has a black eye.
    Levi Meltzer presents

    Readymades

    Tue 19 Mar at 9pm
    A very dangerous clown’s Work-In-Progress Show about very safe hands.
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    A green background. In black and white, a drawing of camping chairs arranged into the shape of a fort.
    As If presents

    Palaces

    Wed 20 Mar at 9pm
    Combining dance and audio drama, As If presents a new show about what we owe each other. A strange, tender, precise unfolding. A quest to nowhere at all.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A young woman dancing in a soft pool of hazy light. Her arms are up, her eyes closed, her head back. She lets the light bathe her from above as, her raised arms form shadows across her body.
    Rofeda Bougaga presents

    The Body Remembers

    Wed 20 Mar at 7:15pm
    'Shout me when you're 18, beautiful.' Some of them don't even want to wait, they just ask for my snap.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Performers, Kimberley Harvey and Anne-Gaëlle Thiriot are dressed in vintage late 1980's/early 1990's shell suits in shades of turquoise, white and fuchsia. Positioned side-on to the camera, hands on hips, looking over their shoulder towards the horizon.

    3xThursday: Team With No Name

    Thu 21 Mar at 6pm
    15 years expertise as: Award-winning dreamers Contemporary dance geeks Masters of the unspectacular Friends Kimberley and Anne-Gaëlle present: Team with No Name A fuchsia championship.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Artistic collage of company members' faces, each cut out on glossy photographic paper and crumpled to contort their features. The crumpled faces are playfully jumbled together on a vibrant red background, showcasing a dynamic representation of the team.

    3xThursday: Dead & Kicking

    Thu 21 Mar at 7.30pm
    Brand new company Mulch Productions presents a darkly comic musical play inspired by the true story of Jeanne Pouchain: a woman, very much alive, declared legally dead.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Black and white photograph of a Tall man viewed from behind and lit from a spotlight above. His head is bent down, and he is standing on one leg with his arms and other leg stretched downwards. In the background are four seated audience members in shadow.
    Sam Does Theatre presents

    Creepy

    Thu 21 Mar at 9pm
    What makes a creepy guy? Sam's begun noticing them everywhere. A work-in-progress performance about dangerous and marginalised people, and how we tell the two apart.
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    Two modified tarot cards from the Rider-Waite Tarot Set - the King and Queen of Pentacles. The two characters sit in their thrones and look pensively at the large Bitcoin in their hand. The art style is Late Victorian illustration. .
    Matthew Neubauer presents

    baby my love for you is Non-Fungible

    Fri 22 Mar at 9pm
    Love. Fate. Money. Art. An amateur soothsayer. A cursed child. AI palmistry. Bad poetry. More money. Pixelated Monkeys. More Fucking Money! And the End of the Goddam World.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A woman in a white shirt wearing red lipstick with a stern look on her face
    Noemi Gunea presents

    Zen and Zeros

    Fri 22 Mar at 7:15pm
    A group meditation / hypnosis / exorcism on economics, hustle culture and what we can do to survive and thrive wherever geography decides to places us.
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    A half shape of a puppet on a chair with a woman lying over a black bench holding the puppet's hand.
    Anita Pomario presents

    A Doodle

    Wed 3 - Thu 4 April at 9pm
    A physical, multidisciplinary piece that follows the story of Gasparina: an artist who invents people by sketching them on paper. A poetic journey through grief to overcome loss & loneliness.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A man sits on a chair, wearing a suit which has graffiti style writing on it. He sits in front of a cardboard box, which has pink slowers sticking out of it.
    Dan Egg presents

    MANBOX

    Fri 5 - Sat 6 Apr at 9pm
    Dan Egg believes we have a problem with men. Yes, all men. MANBOX is a show about masculinity, queerness and how the patriarchy is failing all of us.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Hector Rodríguez
    Maddie Wakeling presents

    RoadSide

    Mon 15 Apr at 7.15pm
    A solo-show inspired by the emergence of new traveller culture from festivals and free parties ROADSIDE is a chaotic and tender exploration of what home can mean.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Kelly Green is a 40 year old white woman who has bright pink and orange hair. She is wearing a checked print dress that is similar to the Burberry print, a bubblegum pink hoody, and neon orange Converse.. They are wearing a halo headband that is made of g
    Kelly Green presents

    MILF The Musical

    Thu 18 and Fri 19 Apr at 7:15pm
    MILF the Musical is a glitzy silly work in progress about being a mum.