Bedlam Archives


The History Boys

Wednesday 27 March - Saturday 30 March 2019

The History Boys by Alan Bennett is a devastatingly funny, clever and heartbreaking play that chronicles the attempt of a group of working class schoolboys applying to Oxbridge in the late 1980s.

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Candlewasters 2018-19

Saturday 23 March 2019

In its debut, Candlewasters Longs presents three longer pieces of exceptional new writing performed by our repertoire of actors and directors who have collaborated to make a cutting edge evening of new work.

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Wednesday 20 March - Thursday 21 March 2019

Based on a childhood experience of the gradual buyout, by a celebrity chef, of a small town once beloved, Stained is an absurdist comedy about capitalism, isolation, and internalised transphobia.

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Wednesday 13 March - Saturday 16 March 2019

In this bold new multi-sensory adaptation, Lorca’s 1934 age-old themes will be rendered contemporary, as the play follows a young woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate longing to conceive a child.

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Wednesday 06 March - Thursday 07 March 2019

Abi Morgan's 'Lovesong' follows a timeless tale of love and loss, tracking a set of lovers from the beginning to the end of their time together.

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Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 02 March 2019

This dynamic new take on Schwartz’s iconic, troubling tale of war, lust, politics and suicide combines the traditional musical narrative with a torrent of sound and music.

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Can't F***ing Sleep

Wednesday 13 February - Thursday 14 February 2019

“Because when you think about it, that can of Lilt is the centre of the universe.”

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When The Rain Stops Falling

Wednesday 06 February - Saturday 09 February 2019

Following four generations of two families as they unearth dark and fundamental secrets that threaten their sense of identity, family and unity.

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Bedfest 2019

Monday 21 January - Saturday 26 January 2019

Between the 21st and 26th of January Bedlam will come alive with a huge variety of shows, workshops and one-off events.

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