Tristan Bates Theatre

MAIDEN SPEECH FESTIVAL


 

A Festival Of New Work And Fresh Perspectives By Emerging Theatremakers.

Maiden Speech is a dynamic and exciting theatre festival staging brand new work by emerging theatremakers. Back for a second year, Maiden Speech is bigger, bolder and it’s got bite! More than 40 emerging practitioners will come together to stage 16 new shows, aiming to offer fresh perspectives on gender, sexuality and identity through a myriad of stories and styles. Brought to you by a team of Mountview graduates, the festival will present drag performance and dark comedy, musicals and spoken word, solo shows and so much more.

 

 

27th November - 8th December

 

Performances from 7.45pm each evening (3.30pm on Saturdays) 

Full day marathon from 3pm on Sunday 2nd December 

 

Festival Pass (Access to all shows across the festival): £27.50 - BOOK HERE

Session Pass (a full evening or afternoon): £15 - CLICK THE 'BOOK NOW' BUTTON ON THIS PAGE

Individual shows: £7.50 - MORE INFO HERE

 

Each performance will last between 35 and 60 minutes. A full schedule for the season can be found below.

 

 

Tuesday 27 November

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Dirty Laundry by Wallis Hamilton Felton

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Hero Win by Anna North

9.40pm - 10.15pm: Hear Me Out by Kayla Feldman

 

Wednesday 28 November

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Tumours by Ashleigh Laurence

8.45pm - 9.30pm: When It Happens by Rachel Causer

9.40pm - 10.15pm: Sincerely, Jodie by Roxane Bourges

 

Thursday 29 November

7.45pm - 8.30pm: The List by Lucy Park

8.45pm - 9.20pm: Hear Me Out by Kayla Feldman

9.30pm - 10.15pm: Open Discussion: Exploring Sexual Assault On Stage

 

Friday 30 November

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Becoming The Invisible Woman by Sarah Wanendeya

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Hero Win by Anna North

9.40pm - 10.15pm: The Revelation Of A Sad Christian Boy by Mark McCredie

 

Saturday 1 December (Afternoon)

3.30pm - 4.15pm: Sincerely, Jodie by Roxane Bourges

4.30pm - 5.15pm: The List by Lucy Park

 

Saturday 1 December (Evening)

7.45pm - 8.30pm: A Sticky Season by Jack Donald

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Minor Disruptions by Katie Paterson

9.40pm - 10.15pm: Crystal Bollix presents the Bitch Ball by Alexandra Christle

 

Sunday 2 December (Afternoon)

3.00pm - 3.45pm: When It Happens by Rachel Causer

4.00pm - 4.45pm: Lover, Whore or Handmaiden? by Georgina Armfield

4.55pm - 5.30pm: Open Discussion: Reinventing the Classical Canon

5.45pm - 6.30pm: Minor Disruptions by Katie Paterson

 

Sunday 2 December (Evening)

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Dirty Laundry by Wallis Hamilton Felton

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Open Discussion: The Actor as Creator (and Q+A with Maiden Speech writers)

9.40pm - 10.15pm: The Bitch Manifesto by Emma Hough

 

Tuesday 4 December

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Tumours by Ashleigh Laurence

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Me, Mum & The Patriarchy by Keeley Lane

9.40pm - 10.15pm: Open Discussion: Playwriting and the Regions

 

Wednesday 5 December

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Becoming The Invisible Woman by Sarah Wanendeya

8.45pm - 9.30pm: When It Happens by Rachel Causer

 

Thursday 6 December

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Becoming The Invisible Woman by Sarah Wanendeya

8.45pm - 9.30pm: The List by Lucy Park

9.40pm - 10.15pm: The Revelation Of A Sad Christian Boy by Mark McCredie

 

Friday 7 December

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Me, Mum & The Patriarchy by Keeley Lane

8.45pm - 9.20pm: Hero Win by Anna North

9.30pm - 10.15pm: The Bitch Manifesto by Emma Hough

 

Saturday 8 December (Afternoon) 

3.30pm - 4.15pm: Lover, Whore, or Handmaiden? by Georgina Armfield

4.30pm - 5.15pm: A Sticky Season by Jack Donald

 

Saturday 8 December (Evening)

7.45pm - 8.30pm: Dirty Laundry by Wallis Hamilton Felton

8.45pm - 9.30pm: Hear Me Out by Kayla Feldman

9.40pm - 10.15pm: Crystal Bollix presents the Bitch Ball by Alexandra Christle

 

 


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