The Bike Shed Theatre

The Bike Shed Theatre
162–163 Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AT
  • Telephone 01392 434169
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  • Website www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk
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The Bike Scratch Night

Every other last Sunday of the month we host a Scratch nights. For companies show the beginnings of an idea to an encouraging audience. This is always an exciting evening, as the work being shown is still in development with lots of room to grow and and feedback from the audience is a crucial tool to aid the success of…

Mon 30 Oct

01392 434169

Mon 27 Nov

01392 434169

Bin Laden: The One Man Show

The world's most notorious terrorist tells his remarkable and provocative story. After a critically acclaimed USA tour this incendiary show provides a fresh perspective; creating a space for dialogue within the unthinkable. Bin Laden questions its audience. It sensitively asks them to re-examine their thoughts and…

Tue 24 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 25 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 26 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

A Christmas Carol

Joy to all mankind… Bah! Spend an evening in the company of a mean, tight-fisted, squeezing, grasping, clutching old miser. Bah! Watch horrified as Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by four creepy ghosts (wooo-oooh) each one more terrifying than the last. Bah! Sob at the bedside of a tiny, malnourished child riven with…

Sun 26 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

The Claim

A comically absurd and quietly shattering journey to the heart of our tolerant and fair society.  Serge stands before us. He has a performance to give.  But why is he here? What is he claiming has happened to him? And what has Willy Wonka got to do with it?  The Claim gently invites you into the most British of…

Tue 28 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 29 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 30 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 2 Dec

An Evening with an Immigrant

Inua tells his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, performing solo shows at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England.

Sat 11 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Fern Brady: Suffer, Fools!

  • 3 stars

Incisive comedy from one of Scotland's best up-and-coming stand-ups.

Sun 12 Nov

£9 (£8) / 01392 434169

Fiction

Fiction is the second performance by Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness. It is an anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy. Or it is an opportunity to get a 60 minute nap? ‘A fascinating and enthralling immersion’ ★★★★ BRITISH…

Tue 7 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 8 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Fri 10 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Happiness Ltd.

When video game designer Vi broke up with Becky, she used what she knew. She wrote herself a list. A list of the little things. The everyday things. The achievable things. She turned piecing herself back together into a game. Just for her. When her rambunctious colleague Tyler begins to play along, however, he sees an…

Tue 17 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 18 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 19 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 21 Oct

Journey to the Impossible

6 Dec - 6 Jan, 2pm and 7pm* A Christmas coming-of-age quest, devised by the Little Soldier company & scripted by Matt Harvey Featuring epic songs, cinematic storytelling and hip hop dance. Three kids are in trouble. Well, what do you expect if you knock on the door of an inter-dimensional portal and run…

Wed 6 Dec

£6–£12 (£6–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 7 Dec

£6–£12 (£6–£10) / 01392 434169

Fri 8 Dec

£6–£12 (£6–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 25 more dates until 6 Jan 2018

Maria Ferguson: Fat Girls Don't Dance

Blending theatre, storytelling and killer moves, spoken word artist Maria Ferguson explores her relationship with the F-word (food) with the help of her first love (dance).Questioning how we all look at size, Fat Girls Don’t Dance takes us in to the world of performance, where three meals a day is up for compromise and…

Mon 20 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Portrait

A frank, fun and provocative look at the trials and tribulations of modern life seen through the eyes of a young black woman. Inspired by Racheal’s own experiences, Portrait uses music, poetry, humour and dance to examine identity and role models and challenge cultural stereotypes.

Thu 9 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Fri 10 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

The Star Seekers

Have you ever dreamt of flying to the moon? Visiting a space station? Becoming an astronaut? Join The Wardrobe Ensemble on a journey through the stars where you take the steering wheel. Inspired by our childhood wonder of the universe, we have created a unique theatre experience for children; a show that passes on…

Mon 23 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01392 434169

Tue 24 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01392 434169

Wed 25 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01392 434169

…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

Sunked

“Ever since its sinking, the legend of the Titanic has had a grip over the nation. Songs, poems and billion-dollar films. It’s about time I cashed in.”   Chris is a poet. He works in a coffee shop.   He’s never exactly had what you might call ambition   One day he realises that the Titanic is still at the bottom of the…

Tue 14 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

Wed 15 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

Thu 16 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 18 Nov

Twenty Something

Your twenties are meant to be the best years of your life. Or so everybody keeps saying. But quite frankly, this isn‘t what Freya had in mind. She dreamt that by now she might have her dream job and be financially secure. She thought maybe she would be a size 8 and look like Gigi Hadid when she tried on clothes in…

Tue 14 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

Wed 15 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

Thu 16 Nov

£8 / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 18 Nov

Welcome to Paradise

Strap in for the Captain and Raoul’s playfully anarchic rollercoaster to the darkest corners of the grotto where the mold festers under the tree. Controversial theatre company A Ship of Fools bring their unique brand of bouffon comedy to the Boat Shed Festival for 2 nights only before they set sail for Edinburgh fringe…

Wed 20 Dec

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 21 Dec

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Fri 22 Dec

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Sat 23 Dec

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Where Do All the Dead Pigeons Go?

Where do all the dead pigeons go? I could give you the answer right now… but it would ruin the show. Between you and me, I'm still not sure. With felt-tip pens, and his ex-girlfriend's overhead projector, Scott Turnbull takes us on a journey through space and time. This frolic of cartoon and comic reason miraculously…

Tue 31 Oct

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 1 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Thu 2 Nov

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

The Wiz

Beacons, Icons and Dykons presents an evening of performance inspired by and featuring the best moments from musical spectacular The Wiz. (Sidney Lumet, 1978) Starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Richard Pryor, the film retells the classic tale of the Wizard of Oz with an African American cast, where the Land of Oz…

Sun 5 Nov

£8 (£6) / 01392 434169

The Wiz Presented by Beacons, Icons and Dykons

Beacons, Icons and Dykons presents an evening of performance inspired by and featuring the best moments from musical spectacular The Wiz.

Sun 5 Nov

£6–£8 / 01392 434169

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