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Bedfest 2020


Monday 20 January - Saturday 25 January 2020


Bedlam Theatre


Looking to the future with 2020 vision…. Celebrating 40 years of theatre to be proud of!

With a total of 20 performances!

At the end there was a 40 years of Bedlam exposition and a big party for current members and alumni

Cast and Crew


Admin Sophie Lee

Admin George Manchester

Box Office Manager Jacob Henney

Cafe Manager Bella Charlton

Creative Director Camilla Makhmudi

Creative Director Laura Hounsell

Marketing Manager Issi Ladd

Programming Joseph Parkin

Programming Hannah Churchill

Stage and Set Manager Stephanie Weaver

Technical Manager Emma Hunt

Theatre Manager Becky Spiers

Monday 20 January 2020

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot

A group of friends reunite after graduation for their annual Burns night supper, what could possibly go wrong?

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I am Woman

I Am Woman is a timely reminder of the inequalities still faced by women on a daily basis. Devised and scripted from ...

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The Odyssey in 60 Minutes

Telling a twenty-four book long journey in just 60 minutes

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Tuesday 21 January 2020

Twice Over

In the 1983 UK election, one woman knows who to vote for, but something holds her back. In the 2017 UK election, anot...

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I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream

After the Cold War ended in apocalyptic decimation, the last five people on Earth find themselves immortalised beneat...

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Trials and Tribulations

What is it really like being a first year in Bedlam? We are going through it and let me tell you we have done some ri...

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5 minutes

In its second year Five Minutes is a monologue show-come scratch night-come writing exercise, inspired by the process...

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Wednesday 22 January 2020

The Closing of a Small and Insignificant Bowling Alley

After the horrifying realisation that Longstanton’s river renders their bowling alley obsolete, Sally and Ali decided...

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Join two feckless astronauts on a semi-lunar adventure when they lock themselves out of their spaceships and attempt ...

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Orange Juice LIVE

Bella and Ella hit the stage to deliver their critically acclaimed, internationally adored, universally popular and g...

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Thursday 23 January 2020



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It’s New Year in Rotterdam, and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents and tell them she’s gay...

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Friday 24 January 2020


Set around Passover, EZRA explores the ritual of remembrance. Written by Stella Green and in response to an increasin...

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Three young business people – Tony, Isobel and Thomas – are waiting to hear which of them will lose their job. As the...

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So Long, And Thanks for the Bathtub

The Amateur Detective Society goes on an investigation, after a murder happens in their town. Involving a bathtub, al...

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Saturday 25 January 2020

EUSC Monologue Show II

Join us for the Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s second annual monologue show this BedFest! Come along for...

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Her Romeo

Her Romeo is an exciting retelling of Shakespeare’s most famous play as you’ve never seen it. The script takes every ...

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Bedlam Theatre's 40th Anniversary

Bedlam Theatre's 40th Anniversary

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