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27 Oct - 28 Jun 2019

The Day I Fell Into A Book

Welcome to The Institute.   We conduct experiments in to the power of imaginations.   We want to know what happens to your mind when you read.   We want to get inside your heads.  It is all perfectly safe. Trust us.  The Day...
5 Dec - 1 Jun 2019

Barber Shop Chronicles

A Fuel, National Theatre and Leeds Playhouse co-production. Currently touring the US and Canada. UK tour to commence in 2019. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops. Sometimes they have haircuts, sometimes they listen, more often than not...
7 Jan - 16 Feb 2019

The Dark

Presented by Fuel and Ovalhouse Night is not the only darkness. Nick takes a breath as he tries to remember. Written by the award-winning poet Nick Makoha, The Dark tells the vivid and moving story of the migration he made...
24 Jan - 16 Mar 2019

Touching The Void

A Fuel, Bristol Old Vic, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Royal & Derngate and Northampton co-production.  Adapted from the book by Joe Simpson Personal change in its most vivid and catastrophic form. "His eyes had been full of thoughts. Pity. Pity...
8 Apr - 12 Apr 2019

The Kids Are Alright

A day trip to the Natural History Museum turns to tragedy when the death of a daughter leaves one family as hollow as the old bones of the blue whale.  Back at home, her parents attempt to make sense of the...
13 Apr - 17 May 2019

The Half God of Rainfall

Fuel, Kiln Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre present Modupe, cursed with extraordinary beauty, draws the unwanted attention of the Greek and Yoruba gods. Her son Demi, half Nigerian-mortal, half Olympian child, is bestowed with powers; one of them manifests in...