in/out (a feeling)

12 - 30 Jan 2016
Tues to Sat

‘You ever had this?
A Feeling?
Not a headache,
Not a,


Ollie is a man trapped in a world of recreational drug use and health issues, Blue is a woman trapped in our world. Together they share a feeling. They just haven’t figured out what that is.

In/Out (A Feeling) is an explosive exploration into London’s sex trade, told through the perspective of the consumer and supplier and supported by Unseen. A charity working towards a world without slavery and supporting those affected.

Andrew Maddock is a playwright. He created the Off-West End nominated ‘The Me Plays’ in 2014 and is a drama facilitator working with young people at risk.

Niall Phillips is the artistic director of Lonesome Schoolboy Productions and an associate director at the Drayton Arms Theatre.

4 Stars – ‘The rhythm of Maddock’s words tumble in a mellifluous fashion, chiming with humour and heart, joy and tears. This work signposts a wonderful new talent on the theatre stage.’ – Islington Gazette on The Me Plays

‘Lonesome Schoolboy show that their talents can make even difficult texts brim with life and curiosity.’ – Grumpy Gay Critic – Face to Face

Box Office opens at 7.00pm. The performance lasts 70 minutes without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.


Over 18s only.


We are pleased to announce a rehearsed reading of the next exciting instalment of Andrew Maddock’s Off West End Award nominated THE ME PLAYS as a post show event on Weds 27 January straight after that night’s performance of IN/OUT (A FEELING)

The reading will begin at approximately 9.15pm and will last 40mins. Entry will be for IN/OUT (A FEELING) ticket holders ONLY so make sure to book a ticket for the night’s performance to guarantee entry.

THE ME PLAYS are a series of monologues featuring the character of ‘Me’ as they navigate their way through life and the trials and tribulations they overcome on the way. This is the first full length ME PLAY focusing on a Female Me and is titled Irn Pru.

‘Pru’s got issues. Her heating’s been shut off cause of a new super Waitrose past the wee little American Top Golf in Bearsden. Pru needs tae get a job. She also needs tae work on her timekeeping, and stop swearing…. And why is she wearing a Viking Helmet??? – Set in Glasgow, Scotland. Irn Pru is the story of a woman overcoming the odds and making life work. In one of the coldest places on earth.’

kicked in the sh*tter

21 Mar - 8 Apr 2017

A new play about mental health in Britain today. Life is pretty sh*t when you’re trapped in a forever darkening world of in-compassionate government policy with no way out. Holding on to each other might be the only thing stopping you drown.

This isn’t poverty porn; there’s nothing sexy about despair.

human issue

26 Mar - 3 Apr 2017

Frank is a struggling stand up comedian and self professed cultural provocateur. He’s intelligent, he’s funny, he’s frustrated, he’s frank. He’s just about to kill himself. But first, he has one or two important things to say and, although told with a dark philosophical wit, it’s a story of hope.


11 - 29 Apr 2017

It’s been 5 years. Vic’s moved on. Charlie’s a medical mystery. And nothing’s making sense. Held together by their past, torn apart by their present and unsure if there even is a future.

David Lane’s thrilling two-hander explores love, loss and what happens when life goes on, but you can’t.


16, 17, 23 & 24 April 2017

Simon – young, gay, Australian – is an aid worker ready to save the world. When he comes across an orphaned baby girl, his world changes.

An incredible tale of discovery based on true events: a mysterious country, a little beating heart and the myths we tell ourselves.

brimstone and treacle

2 - 20 May 2017

Dennis Potter’s infamous play exposes the horror lurking in Middle England minds. Behind floral curtains, Mr and Mrs Bates care for their daughter, left injured and insensible following a car accident. A charming young visitor crashes into their lives, but is he their saviour, a thief or the Devil himself?
Directed by The Hope’s Offie winning Artistic Director Matthew Parker.


23 May - 10 June 2017

James, a photographer, makes zero money. His partner, Daniel, a banker, makes a lot of money. Frank likes James’ work and wants to give him money, but not for his work… 

Snapshot is a challenging and incisive examination of sexuality, fidelity, and our screwed up relationships in this modern world. 

i know you of old

13 Jun - 1 Jul 2017 at 7.45pm

Hero is dead. At her coffin, her fiance Claudio is wracked with grief and guilt.

When Hero’s sharp-tongued cousin Beatrice and notorious playboy Benedick arrive, Claudio seeks to atone for former wrongs – he will bring this prickly pair together. But is there a darkness at the heart of the Merry War…?

torn apart (dissolution)

4 - 22 July

“I fell in love once. With the wrong woman”

A love story set in three different times and three different bedrooms.

TORN APART (DISSOLUTION) puts women centre stage and deals with feminism, immigration, male repression, fate, homosexuality, exploring the most painful aspects of human conditioning.

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