A Warning to the Curious – by M R James

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

M R James first wrote his ghost stories to perform to friends in Kings College Cambridge in the year leading up to World War One. Now, over a century after their first publication, Nunkie Theatre Company have bought two of the eeriest and most entertaining back to life in this gripping, candlelit one-man show. Lost […]

Frankenstein

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

"WHEN YOUNGER I BELIEVED MYSELF DESTINED FOR SOME GREAT ENTERPRISE" Trapped in the frozen wasteland of the Arctic, hell-bent on glory, an intrepid explorer encounters an enigmatic young man half dead from exhaustion. He unravels a tale of love, treachery, avarice and blind ambition. Who is he ? What dreadful secret does he keep hidden […]

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Does emotion help us make moral judgments? In this brand new show Alfie will address this question. It will address this questions using jokes. There is a joke about Formula1 that isn’t actually about Formula1. There is a joke about shopping in a supermarket that is not really about shopping in a supermarket. There is […]

Saving Britney

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

“I fell in love instantly. From the moment I saw her on CD:UK. Cat Deeley introducing her like John The Baptist preparing the way of the Lord…” For Millennials like Jean, they grew up with Britney Spears. Over the course of an hour see how the Princess of Pop influenced Jean’s life and how the […]

Girl in the Machine

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Acclaimed as resembling ‘an episode of dystopian TV series Black Mirror but with a poetic heart worthy of Ray Bradbury at his warmest’ (The Scottish Herald), award-winning writer Stef Smith’s ground-breaking play Girl in the Machine explores our present-day unease about digital intrusiveness in this fast-paced, gripping, two-hander. Polly and Owen’s relationship can’t get much […]

How To Live A Jellicle Life

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Following 5-star reviews, two sold out runs and a national tour the jellicle show is back! A show that provides a jellicle discussion about the jellicle aspects of the jellicle cats in 'Cats' and how you can apply them to your life in order to make it truly jellicle. Expect jellicle laughs, jellicle dance and […]

I, Elizabeth

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

From the award-winning creators of The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Austen’s Women, Dalloway. Christmas Gothic, Orlando, and The Time Machine. 1568: At a vital but volatile crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to reveal her thoughts on marriage, succession, religion and war. But time is against […]

Irreplaceable

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Join international award winning Cabaret STAR Velma Celli for an evening celebrating the music of David Bowie and the artists he inspired! Known as “The UK’s Queen of live vocal drag”, Velma has been charming audiences across the globe for the past 10 years. The alter ego of West End star Ian Stroughair who has […]

Constellations

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Roland and Marianne are in a relationship. Or they used to be. Or they never were. Over several settings, we see multiple versions of the same scene play out as they meet, fall in love, fall out of love, meet again, and face the possibility of losing each other forever. One relationship. Infinite possibilities.

Billy

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Billy, a lower middle-class lad from Leeds has big ideas of fame and fortune, dreaming of being a TV star, Hollywood scriptwriter, Broadway dancer and even President of Ambrosia!

Shakespeare in Love

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, this enchanting, hilarious, romantic stage play reimagines William Shakespeare's creative process – and explores his inspiration – as he writes Romeo and Juliet. Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block.

Playing the Waiter

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

Martin has landed on his feet. The restaurant he used to work in he now owns, and he has a great girlfriend and mate that work in the restaurant and support him. Though running a business isn't as easy as he thought - and are those around him really helping or hurting? Mixing personal and […]

The Hunger

[email protected] [email protected], 41 Monkgate, York

North Yorkshire, 1986. Megan and Deborah live alone on their farm in the Yorkshire Dales. What was once their home has now become their only refuge from an increasingly dangerous outside world. They have their farm, their food and each other. But the appearance of a young boy quickly throws their fragile harmony into a […]