Misunderstood, neglected and under-reported, Northern Ireland is just across the water but feels a million miles away.
Set in contemporary Northern Ireland, The 4th Country looks at the ways in which global political decisions impact the lives of ordinary people. Most of the stories that inspired The 4th Country only earned a single article in the British press. As old wounds heal, and new ones open, we see the extraordinary changes facing Northern Ireland through the lives of ordinary people.Book Now
Kate Reid and Gabbie Bird founded Plain Heroines , with their writing partner Aoife Kennan, at university; an environment in which they realised that the lack of plays written by women needed addressing. The company aims to put female stories at the centre of their work, and tell the stories of the plain heroines of the world - those whose lives may be messy and seemingly un-extraordinary, or those whose stories have been hidden and forgotten.Book Now
Matt Tedford (Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho) presents a new show about absent fathers, family secrets, brothers who've never met and Barbra Streisand. Directed by Jon Brittain (Rotterdam).
Meet Marcus. Argentinian. Catholic. Straight. Maybe. He doesn't know anymore, or why he wanted to be Pope. Award-winning Seemia return to VAULT with their dark-comedy bursting with folk-music & physical-theatre.
Vita fancies Virginia; Virginia fancies Vita. Victorian society is scandalised - two WOMEN!? Lottie and Mia meet online. Will love flourish when they meet face to face?
Alice is English. Ish. At least that’s what she likes to think. Klein Blue presents Alice, a unique and arresting solo play uncovering the complexity of Azerbaijani-British identity.
Praise for previous work:
THREE DAYS’ TIME - by Kate Reid, Directed by Gabriella Bird, Produced by Plain Heroines at Edinburgh Fringe 2016
BROADWAY BABY ★★★★
EDFRINGE REVIEW (1) ★★★★
EDFRINGE REVIEW (2) ★★★★
MADWOMEN IN THE ATTIC - by Aoife Kennan, Directed by Gabriella Bird, Produced by Plain Heroines at Edinburgh Fringe 2016
EDFRINGE REVIEW - ★★★★★
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