The Best of the Fringe

This spring, York Theatre Royal has lined up a series of one-nighters performed in the theatre’s fabulous studio space.

The Best of the Fringe
Studio shows at York Theatre Royal
25 – 28 April 2017

25 April, 7.45 pm
Words & Whippets featuring Kate Fox
An evening of poetry in the company of some of the north’s finest poets. Join stand up poet Kate Fox, a familiar face on BBC One, BBC Two and Radio Three, who will perform her wonderful funny, yet poignant work. She is joined by fellow poets Andy Bennett, Hannah Davies and punk performance poet Henry Raby who will also be the compère for the evening.
Tickets £7

26 April, 7.45 pm
In Tents and Purposes
Viscera Theatre and Anna Haigh Productions Ltd
Roxy Dunn (Channel Four’s Babylon; BBC Three’s Top Coppers) and Alys Metcalf (The Play that Goes Wrong), tell a time-hopping story, which explores whether our lives are predetermined or shaped by our choices.
“One of the most enjoyable theatrical experiences I’ve encountered so far this year at the Fringe.” (The Scotsman 2016)
Tickets £14

27 April, 7.45pm
Scary Shit
Rhiannon Faith and Maddy Morgan share their experience after attending CBT sessions in order to learn more about themselves and find a future free of fear. A transition from Scary Shit, to recovery and healing illustrated with outrageous dance, theatre, comedy and therapy.
Tickets £14

28 April, 7.45pm
Octopus
Paper Tiger productions and Greenwich Theatre
A celebration of the power of punk, Octopus is an anarchic new comedy about Britishness and whether anybody knows what it is.
Set in a post Brexit dystopian world, Octopus explores internal borders and what it is like to be a foreigner in one’s own land.
Tickets £14