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  • Our Country’s Good

    The next fully accessible production from the Ramps on the Moon consortium. Our Country’s Good will be produced by Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company.

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  • Graeae’s Midwich Cuckoos

    Breaking new ground in audio and Sign Language, Graeae’s Midwich Cuckoos was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 over new year 2017/18, performed by an inclusive cast of D/deaf, disabled and non-disabled actors including Hermon Berhane, Tyrone Huggins, Cherylee Houston and Alexandra Mathie.  Jenny Sealey and Polly Thomas co-direct this new version, dramatised from John Wyndham’s 1950s sci-fi classic by […]

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  • Genevieve Barr & Arthur Hughes lie in bed together.

    #SugarWater screening

    #SugarWater charts the journey of Graeae’s first ever production at the National Theatre in spring 2016 with Jack Thorne’s The Solid Life of Sugar Water, which played a sell-out run in the Temporary Theatre following a critically acclaimed run at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a UK tour. This production not only marked the first […]

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  • Reasons to be Cheerful, a raucous musical featuring the hits of Ian Dury and the Blockheads

    Reasons to be Cheerful (2017)

    The ULTIMATE Ian Dury and The Blockheads musical is touring to seven regions across England in autumn 2017.

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  • Cosmic Scallies

    A witty, touching and razor-sharp new play, set in the forgotten town of Skelmersdale, from award-winning writer and comedian Jackie Hagan.

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    The Who’s TOMMY

    Graeae are partnering with theatres across the country to support The Who’s TOMMY, the next production by Ramps on the Moon.

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    The House of Bernarda Alba

    Our co-production with the Royal Exchange Theatre of Lorca’s masterpiece in February 2017 marked our first time working ‘in the round’. Jenny Sealey directed an all-female cast, led by Kathryn Hunter.

    ★★★★ ‘an extraordinary production’ Times
    ★★★★ ‘breathtaking theatre’ Guardian
    ★★★★ ‘truly accessible to all’ Reviews Hub

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  • Photo of 6 performers: 3 on the ground, 3 on sway poles.

    The Garden

    The Garden by Alex Bulmer performed in Brazil during the period of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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  • Image of a man, his head over the pregnant belly of a woman, whilst water pours from above.

    The Solid Life of Sugar Water

    Candid, uninhibited and visceral, this new play from the award winning Jack Thorne is an intimate, tender portrait of loss, hurt and recovery.

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  • Image of man jumping in the air with serveral cast behind him on set of Reasons to be Cheerful

    Reasons to be Cheerful (2010 & 2012)

    Reasons to be Cheerful is a glorious celebration of the music, energy and anarchy of legendary singer-songwriter Ian Dury, also front man of punk band The Blockheads.

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  • Image of two individuals, a male and female, embrancing from behind.

    Blood Wedding

    David Ireland’s radical new take on Lorca’s play re-fuels this classic story with a contemporary twist.

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  • Image of the Iron Man being operated by an individual.

    The Iron Man

    The unexpected arrival of the towering Iron Man casts a shadow of fear across a small farm community.

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  • Image of 5 performers using circus equipment


    This bittersweet aerial production, featuring hoops, trapeze and silks, brings together a group of international artists exploring the idea of belonging and delving into what connects and divides us as people.

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  • Image of woman holding placard saying 'The Threepenny Opera'

    The Threepenny Opera

    Imagine a world where evil goes unpunished, money is corrupt, the law is fickle and lowly souls remain on the poverty line.

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  • Performers on sway poles around metal structure

    The Limbless Knight – A Tale of Rights Reignited

    Films are in black and white or colour. This film is in grey. These are the grey stories that need to be told.

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    Signs of a Diva

    Caroline Parker gives a virtuoso performance as Sue and her alter ego Tammy as she takes us on a journey of fame, frocks and false eyelashes battling with true love from Bingley Bridge.

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  • Image of the Queens House surrounded by fireworks

    Prometheus Awakes

    Prometheus Awakes, an exhilarating re-interpretation of the legendary Greek myth against the stunning backdrop of the beautiful seventeenth century Queen’s House in the grounds of the Royal Museums Greenwich.

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  • Image of two cast members kneeling, with large projected face behind.


    Blasted is a shocking, divisive play in which petty cruelty escalates into shattering abuse.

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  • Image of Amit Sharma, David Ellington and Karen Spicer sitting next to eachother on stage

    Diary of an Action Man

    Ezra’s toy action man (who is his imaginary dad) springs to life when no one is looking. In the safety of his bedroom and away from the clutches of his mum, his teachers and his irritating younger sister, Ezra and his secret dad jump from helicopters and swim with man-eating sharks.  Then they embark on […]

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  • Image of 4 concentration camp prisoners


    Germany 1934. Amid awakening fascist terror and persecution of homosexuals, a surprising love story unfolds.

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    peeling explores a new theatrical narrative, integrating audio description and sign language as a natural part of the characters’ personal and highly resonant stories.

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