Incoming Festival 2019

Incoming Festival is a celebration of the best emerging theatre companies from the UK and beyond, and returns to HOME to invite audiences to try something new for just a fiver. 2019’s festival has been chosen from a panel including Lyn Gardner, Fergus Morgan (The Stage), the editorial team of Exeunt Magazine and Critics of Colour alongside the festival co-directors.

As well as playing at HOME, Incoming Festival will also be presented at New Diorama Theatre, London and at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol. Expect explosive new work from the UK’s most exciting theatre companies.

Previously in this Festival

Lost Watch presents

Shorts and Socks Included

Collars, chevrons, sashes and nylon. Fashion in football is born! Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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The Pappy Show presents


Devised by women from 17-70, investigating what it means to be a woman today. Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Strictly Arts Theatre Company presents


Winner of a Spirit of the Fringe Award and shortlisted for Amnesty International’s Freedom of Expression Award, Freeman is inspired by the first man in…

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Burnt Lemon Theatre presents

The Half Moon Shania

Burnt Lemon Theatre return with their all-female, all punk production, The Half Moon Shania. As winners of Musical Theatre Review’s Best Musical Award at the…

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This Noise presents

No One is Coming to Save You

One night in the minds of two insomniacs. Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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MALAPROP Theatre presents

Everything Not Saved

This is a show about memory (but not nostalgia). Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Zanetti Productions presents

The Basement Tapes

Twin Peaks meets Serial in this Fringe First-winning mystery. Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Wildcard presents


An award-winning piece of gig theatre that explores mental health for a contemporary audience. Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Sleepless Theatre Company presents

Nine Foot Nine

What would happen if self-identifying women across the world grew to be 9ft tall? Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Collide Theatre Company presents


Kafka’s classic becomes a dance-theatre piece about being made to feel alien by the people closest to you. Part of Incoming Festival 2019

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Sounds Like Chaos presents


Is technology shaping us or are we shaping it? Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Chalk Line Theatre presents


An award-winning play exploring suicide, loss and guilt. Part of Incoming Festival 2019.

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Incoming Workshop: Introduction to Theatre Producing

Join Jake Orr, producer at Theatre503 and co-director of Incoming Festival to discuss and demystify what and who a producer is for theatre companies.

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Incoming Workshop: Fundraising Masterclass

This workshop will cover completing applications to Arts Council England. During the session, you'll look through successful apps, have a chance to ask questions and…

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Incoming Workshop: Dramaturgy and Theatre Making

Over the course of this two-hour workshop you will learn and hear about how a dramaturg can be a crucial creative team member and outside…

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Incoming Workshop: Making Your Work More Accessible

This session is a workshop about the exciting possibilities of making your work more accessible and how that needn’t be a worry or a hurdle…

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