It ain't easy being Jack. He hates French, he got sorted into Hufflepuff on the official online quiz and he's in love with his best friend Ollie. But dodging bullies, keeping secrets and trying to get the man is too much for Jack to take. So he pulls out his trusty Time Turner and does it all over again. Maybe this time he'll get into Gryffindor.
Dumbledore Is So Gay is a witty, poignant and contemporary coming-of-age drama for the naughties. Written by Robert Holtom (The Cluedo Club Killings, The Quest) and directed by Tom Wright (Undetectable, My Dad's Gap Year).
For those who love fantasy and those who don't, for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, and for anyone who loves a good laugh and maybe a little cry. Join Jack as he tries to be true to himself in a world so full of prejudice and indifference.Book Now
This is Robert and Tom's first collaboration. Both are passionate about championing LGBTQ+ voices and stories.
Robert's plays have been performed at the Arcola, The King's Head, The Bread & Roses, Burton Taylor Studio and The North Wall. He is also a prize-winning short story writer and poet.
Tom's has directed and written plays that have been performed at Soho Theatre, Underbelly Edinburgh, Park Theatre and The King's Head. His plays have received Off West End Nominations for Best Performance Piece, Best Female Performance In A Supporting Role, Most Promising New Playwright, Best New Play and Best Director.Book Now
Writer: ROBERT HOLTOM
Director: TOM WRIGHT
Producer: NATALIE CHAN
Lighting Designer: RORY BEATON
Sound Designer: PETER WILSON
Movement Director: RACHAEL NANYONJO
Cast: ALEX BRITT
Cast: MAX PERCY
Cast: CHARLOTTE DOWDING
Twitter - @DISG_Play
Set in the fictional country of Nechora, HEAD OF STATE follows newly elected Mo, as he accidentally becomes an over-the-phone therapist to the world’s most powerful leaders.
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Three eras, two women, one struggle: a story about love and belonging. Jobless and pissed off with the patriarchy, Yu looks to the past to carve out her future.
Tone. Dial. Ring. The Professor is waiting for a call. Back-stabbing lecturers and dodgy Deans are all suspects in this action-packed, thrilling physical caper about connection, forgiveness and inter-faculty rivalry.
|Tuesday 25 February||Tue 25 Feb||18:15||£12.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Wednesday 26 February||Wed 26 Feb||18:15||£12.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Thursday 27 February||Thu 27 Feb||18:15||£13.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Friday 28 February||Fri 28 Feb||18:15||£13.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Saturday 29 February||Sat 29 Feb||15:00||£13.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Saturday 29 February||Sat 29 Feb||18:15||£13.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
|Sunday 1 March||Sun 1 Mar||18:15||£13.00||Venue: Network Theatre - Lower Road||Book Now|
Praise for previous work
The Cluedo Club Killings by Robert Holtom
Broadway World UK **** “If a PG-rated Scream had a baby with an Agatha Christie novel, you’d get this show"
Exeunt Magazine "It’s a classic whodunnit...with queer camp and unconventionally self-aware characters"
The Quest by Robert Holtom
Rikki Beadle-Blair, "Beautiful, beautiful writing"
Nic Connaughton, "...precision and beauty. Written, designed, performed and directed with excellence!"
Tumbletuck by Tom Wright
Whatsonstage, "Beautifully woven...a poetic demonstration,"
The Stage, "A compelling story, deftly told"
My Dad's Gap Year by Tom Wright
Boyz, "One of the most provocative, evocative and inspired pieces of theatre I've seen."
Gay Times, "Finger firmly on the pulse."
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