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Fresh from award-winning productions in Melbourne and New York, this funny, touching and totally original Australian musical gets its UK premiere at the King’s Head Theatre in a brand new production directed by Dean Bryant.

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Amy McPherson runs the family sheep station in Victoria, Australia. She's held onto the property through drought, bush fire and tumbling wool prices, determined that the McPhersons should have a legacy and a home. But when the family gathers over a scorching long weekend, Amy has to face up to the myths and lies the place has been built upon. Is she holding on or is she stuck?

“A beautiful, poignant piece. It may echo Chekhov and Sondheim but it’s thrillingly pure Oz” - Geoffrey Rush

Book and lyrics by Dean Bryant
Music by Mathew Frank

2 - 26 April


Transferring after a hugely successful run at the Vault Festival, this bold new play explores a forbidden love in the trenches at a time when such love was considered an act of treason.
"deeply moving" ScotsGay
6 - 27 April

After a successful run at Etcetera Theatre earlier this year FiasCo Theatre are bringing back their boldly abridged and modernized version of Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler” that promises to both entertain and disturb the audience.
20 - 27 April

Carl Djerassi's ingenious psycho-sexual thriller of betrayal and revenge takes us into the lives of some of the greatest celebrity thinkers of our time to expose the uneasy relationship between genius and hypocrisy in us all.
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30 April - 31 May

Cygnet Theatre present Évelyne de la Chenelière's play in a version by Rona Munro. Full of rewinds and reinventions, showing the differences between lies and fictions, and how real life seldom lives up to the movies.
11 - 13 May

A sizzling, horrifying and often hilarious delve into faith, fibbing, and the ultimate dysfunctional family. A rare chance to see Dostoyevsky’s wonderfully passionate last novel brought to the stage in this vivid adaptation by Connie Stephens.
11 - 25 May

A new one-man play written and directed by Timothy Turner. Starring Edmund Digby-Jones. Exceptionally drunk and with no recollection of his past, a man sets about his own mind for the reason for his inebriation. Is he drinking to forget and, if so, what?
18 May - 1 June

Charles Court Opera make a long awaited return to the King's Head with a brand new, fresh, and witty production of Gilbert and Sullivan's sharp look at the aesthetic movement, poetry and love.
"the masters of G&S in small spaces" Camden New Journal
4 - 28 June

ECCLESIA presents their debut London show, The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca, in an adaption by David Hare, directed by company artistic director Scott Hurran.
8 - 29 June