Incoming Festival 2018

Incoming Festival, now in its fifth year, is a co-production between A Younger Theatre and New Diorama, in association with HOME. It is a celebration of the best emerging theatre companies from across the UK and beyond, programmed by Co-Directors David Byrne, Jake Orr and Eleanor Turney.

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  • All tickets £5

Previously in this Festival


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With live music and video this is a fevered excavation of adverts, objects, memory and longing.

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Kopfkino presents

The Bearpit

The Bearpit interrogates what we tell ourselves to be true versus the reality raging beneath the surface.

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Half a String presents

A Heart at Sea

This is a piece of stunning visual storytelling and intimate gig-theatre that will resonate with all ages.

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Lost Watch presents

Left My Desk

A play about social care in England today, exploring the crisis unfolding throughout our system.

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Cloakroom Theatre presents

Sex With Robots and Other Devices

A fascinating vision of where humanity could be heading next.

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Dear Hunter presents

The Iconoclasts

Expect music, magic, poetry, drag and comedy in this story of an exuberant family façade.

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Argonaut Theatre presents

Action at a Distance

A geopolitical thriller about desperation, detachment and drones.

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Manic Chord Theatre presents

The Economy of Ecology

An urgent and provocative story about human relationships, communications and our impact on the natural world, where the often overlooked can sometimes become the simplest…

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Stand By Theatre Company presents

The Room at the Top of the House

Mesmerising movement, poetic text and visual inventiveness in this honest and uplifting show.

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Footprint Theatre presents


This show asks how it feels to be lost in the cosmos with only each other for company.

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Clown Funeral presents

Things We Chose to Save

A thoughtful and funny exploration of how we remember, what we remember, and why.

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Wonder Fools presents

The Coolidge Effect

An interactive blend of storytelling, poetry and science examining how pornography affects our lives.

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The Backpack Ensemble presents

The Search for a Black-Browed Albatross

A beautiful, joyous adventure with puppetry, music, & a girl that just really wants to see a bird.

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ThisEgg presents

Me and My Bee

Award-winning company ThisEgg invites you to save the world, one bee at a time. A new family comedy.

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The Pappy Show presents


What do we feel, what do we show, what do you see? A celebration of manhood.

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Silent Faces presents

A Clown Show About Rain

A physical comedy with clowning and dance-theatre, a look at the unpredictable nature of our mental health.

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Poltergeist Theatre presents

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

A docu-comedy for the post-truth generation about flying saucers.

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Malaprop Theatre presents


Malaprop Theatre's signature style & humour collide in a show which is both future history and erstwhile sci-fi.

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Uncanny Theatre presents


An audacious game of attention seeking - the most controversial show of all time!

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Wilson & Hart presents


A nostalgic story about courtship & loss, told without a single word, scored live by piano and accordion.

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