This year marks the 1st Pub Theatre Festival which will take place at both the Lion and Unicorn and Etcetera Theatre. 18 emerging theatre companies have been chosen to showcase 30 minutes of work to supportive audiences. This festival looks to celebrate our pub theatre culture, which has been the springboard for numerous household names as well as being the go to theatre’s for bold and experimental shows. Performances will take from Friday 7th-Saturday 8th at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre and Friday 14th-Saturday 15th at the Etcetera Theatre.


Here are the chosen shows:

Beneath the Weeds– Grace Chapman

R(ex)ception– Francesca Mepham

If My Heart Were a Camera– Dan Horrigan

Border Control– Michelle Sewell

Pristine– Stephanie McGuiness

The Judas Goat-Hugh Murphy

C’est La Vie-Stephanie Perry

Skewed Judgement– Jamie Christian

The Idiot’s Guide to the World– Rayo Patel

Dreaming Up A Song-James Dylan Thomson

For Angels Cannot Lie-Katie Douglas

Towers of Eden-Melissa Dalton

Good Cop Bad Cop-Joel Emery

Cow-Cat Clancy

Cockroached-Alex Pollard

Panilla Ice Ice Baby – Pernilla Holland

The Actourists-Daniela N Antiencia

Hong Kong City– Max Wilkinson


Thank you to everyone who donated to the Indiegogo Pub Theatre campaign, BBC Writersroom, London Pub Theatre’s Magazine, Afridiziak, British Blacklist and. Five Points Brewing, Chris Mellor (Lion and Unicorn Creative Producer) and Maud Madlyn (Etcetera Artistic Director) for supporting the Festival.

Written by Theatrefullstop