Writers: Network Theatre are looking for joyful, creative, entertaining, dramatic and original pieces of new writing for a festival of shorts to be held on Saturday 18 August 2018. You have until Friday 15 June 2018 to submit for consideration original sketches and plays of 2-10 minutes in length.18th AugShow Ended
Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine is a contemporary examination of gender roles and sexual politics through the lens of ironic farce. In Victorian era Africa, stiff-lipped Clive tries to keep everything under control – until dashing explorer Harry arrives, and tensions begin to grow between the ‘natives’ and the British administration, just as sexual tensions begin to grow amongst Clive’s compatriots. As the exploits of the characters mount, the play reaches a dramatic denouement and we fast forward to contemporary London, though the characters age only 25 years. Here, women rule the show: there are debates on leaving “male feminist” husbands [...]27th–30th JunShow Ended
As part of the 2018 VAULT Festival we are proud to present Work Makes You Free by Michael Ross. A play about workfare, hatred of the unemployed, the modern menace of anonymous online abuse, and how work has become the new religion.21st–25th FebShow Ended
As part of the 2018 VAULT Festival we are delighted to be performing Alan Bennett's gentle comedy.
Alan Bennett’s ‘Say Something Happened’ focuses on Mam & Dad, an elderly couple living in Yorkshire, whose lives are lived their way. That is until June Potter from the council shows up and suggests… "change".31st Jan, 1st–4th FebShow Ended
A surreal and gruesome comedy, The Dark Side reveals the hidden backstage world of the Network Theatre stage crew as they prepare for yet another opening night. It's a murder mystery... with knitting.6th–9th DecShow Ended
In honour of David Murray, who was a very long-standing member, and Chairman, of Network Theatre, we award an annual trophy to a member of Network Theatre Company who has shown commitment beyond the call of duty to our Theatre. Come and join in the celebrations and stay on to enjoy the creative outpourings of the 24-hour Play.21st OctShow Ended
The perennial, phenomenal Network Theatre Play in 24 Hours is Back. Bring paper, pens and a sleeping bag to your favourite stinking shithole at 7pm on Friday 20 October 2017 and get ready to knock out a gala performance at the 2017 David Murray awards on Saturday 21 October 2017.20th–21st OctShow Ended