4 December 2018
This year we are joining forces with VAULT Festival to showcase some of the country’s most thrilling theatre companies.
We have curated the very best theatre shows from our supported ensembles, and programmed them together for the first time, to create an unmissable season of new work – to be presented at VAULT Festival 2019.
“You'll be hard-pushed to find a better musical”
WhatsOnStage on A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)
The Takeover begins with a week of hit shows, presented back-to-back. We start with
co-produced by 2017 Hull City of Culture, written by Olivier Award-winner Jon Brittain and half of cabaret duo Freaky and Manish. This Fringe First award-winning musical is a whirlwind of comedy, songs and glitter about how it’s OK not to be OK. A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) ★★★★
The Guardian on Queens of Sheba
The, the winner of the Underbelly Untapped Award and The Stage Award in 2018, who stormed the Edinburgh Fringe will be playing to their biggest audiences yet! Nouveau Riche’s sell-out hit
is four Black Woman sharing their explosive true stories of misogynoir, music, nights out and, of course, (white) men. Queens of Sheba
Named ‘a triumph’ by the press (The Skinny) the wait is finally over! Multi-award-winning comedy troupe Kill The Beast are finally brining their 1970s horror movie-set, comedy to London for an extended run.
welcomes you to the worst film never made. Thankfully there's only one scene left to shoot… Director’s Cut
“unbeatable physical cop parody”
The Stage on Police Cops
And, for two nights only, the mighty Police Cops return from touring the world to present their hit comedy blockbuster
Police Cops : an hour of action-packed, adrenaline fuelled physical comedy, cinematic style (feat. uncompromising facial hair).
“yet another bold achievement for a very talented ensemble”
Time Out on The Talented Mr Ripley
Headlining the NDT/VAULT take-over, is The Faction’s unmissable adaptation of
, breathing fresh life into Patricia Highsmith’s extraordinary psychological thriller on ambition, escapism, and murder – as New Yorker Tom Ripley cons and murders his way across 1950s Italy. The Talented Mr Ripley
We hope you will join us underground for two weeks of extraordinary theatre, at the biggest arts festival in London.