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Wednesday 28 Sep 20227:30pm Book Now

“O brave new world that has such people in’t!”


On an island an unusual collection of people are thrown together by a storm. Old injuries must be resolved, a new generation makes new plans, and everyone is driven to find something of themselves in a disrupted world. But only the island truly understands…


York Shakespeare Project's final performances of Shakespeare's powerful last play, The Tempest, bring their two-decade mission of performing all of his plays to an end. The island setting comes to life through communal storytelling in a new interpretation that captures the play's themes of colonisation, reconciliation and change, and which harnesses all the experience of the company’s 20 years of performing Shakespeare.

Saturday 15 Oct 20227:30pm Book Now

For a long time I didn’t know how it’d work.  

Or what I’d be able to feel.

People would ask me if I could have sex and I’d feign shock and act wildly offended whilst secretly wanting to grab them by the shoulders and be like “I don’t know, Janet!”

Juno was born with spina bifida and is now clumsily navigating her twenties amidst street healers, love, loneliness – and the feeling of being an unfinished project.

Winner of the Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020, Amy Trigg’s remarkable debut play REASONS YOU SHOULD(N’T) LOVE ME is a hilarious, heart-warming tale about how shit our wonderful lives can be.

Sunday 20 Nov 20227:30pm Book Now

A new show from James Rowland featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music.

LEARNING TO FLY sees James tell the story of a remarkable friendship he made when he was a lonely, unhappy teenager with the scary old lady who lived in the spooky house on his street.

It's about connection, no matter what the obstacles; about love’s eternal struggle with time; about music and its ability to heal. It's also about her last wish: to get high once before she dies.

Uplifting, big hearted and hilarious, this show is James’ first since his acclaimed Songs of Friendship trilogy.

Age guidance 14+

Made with the generous support of Arts Council England, Arts at the Old Fire Station (Oxford), The Spring (Havant), The Attenborough (Leicester) and Tobacco Factory Theatres (Bristol).

Acclaim for James:

‘A master storyteller’ ★★★★ Whatsonstage

'Joyous... flooded with love' ★★★★★ Stage

'Thrilling... one mighty, passionate epic' ★★★★ Scotsman

'Captivating... a generous, deepening hymn to friendship' ★★★★ Sunday Times