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Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £725,315
  • 2013-2014: £741,997
  • 2014-2015: £761,289

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Roll Up! Roll Up! Lionboy Video Blog

Lionboy Tricycle Theatre 17 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015 http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/lionboy/ Charlie Ashanti lives in a future where phones are powered by the sun, cars are banned and companies are more powerful than countries. Charlie is a perfectly normal boy, except for one thing: he can speak to cats. So when his parents are kidnapped, he sets off on a rescue mission – with a little help from a floating circus and its pride of performing lions. Award-winning theatre company Complicite (The Master and Margarita; Shun-kin; A Disappearing Number) fuses storytelling, circus and live percussion in this gripping adventure inspired by Zizou Corder’s bestselling novels. Suitable for everyone aged 8 and up

Lionboy at the Tricycle Theatre

Lionboy 17 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015 Tricycle Theatre http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/lionboy/ Complicite presents a revival of its sell-out production Charlie Ashanti lives in a future where phones are powered by the sun, cars are banned and companies are more powerful than countries. Charlie is a perfectly normal boy, except for one thing: he can speak to cats. So when his parents are kidnapped, he sets off on a rescue mission – with a little help from a floating circus and its pride of performing lions. Award-winning theatre company Complicite (The Master and Margarita; Shun-kin; A Disappearing Number) fuses storytelling, circus and live percussion in this gripping adventure inspired by Zizou Corder’s bestselling novels. Suitable for everyone aged 8 and up Post-show talk Tuesday 23 December: Playwright Marcelo Dos Santos discusses his adaptation of the Lionboy novels. Post-show Q&A: Wednesday 7 January, with the authors Zizou Corder aka Louisa Young and Isabel Adomakoh Young (included in ticket price).

Secret Theatre comes to the Tricycle Theatre

A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts 12 - 31 January 2015 Tricycle Theatre Can you lick your elbow? Can you wrap your legs around your head? Can you walk through walls? A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts puts the audience in charge exploring the mighty failures and great triumphs of human endeavour. Each night the audience helps to choose the protagonist and the rest of the Secret Theatre Company puts them through their paces as they try to achieve the impossible in this endurance test of a performance. Whether it’s wrestling, singing, holding hands in an ice bucket, eating a whole lemon, walking through walls or moving objects with their mind, they must try and triumph against the odds. In 2013 London’s Lyric Hammersmith formed the Secret Theatre Company – a 20-stong ensemble of actors, directors, writers and designers. They have taken London by storm since their first provocative show; courting controversy and sparking debate. Under 26? Join Trike and you can book £10 tickets to A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts AND book a FREE workshop included in your ticket price. All workshops from 5 – 7pm on the following dates: Tuesday 13 Jan: Playwrighting, led by Caroline Bird Monday 19 Jan: Directing, led by Sean Holmes Monday 26 Jan: Directing, workshop leader tbc Post-show Q&A’s with the cast will take place on: Thursday 15, Tuesday 20 & Tuesday 27 Jan

Behind the scenes - A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts

A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts Presented by Secret Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith At the Tricycle Theatre 12 - 31 January 2015 Web link: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-pro... Can you lick your elbow? Can you wrap your legs around your head? Can you walk through walls? A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts puts the audience in charge exploring the mighty failures and great triumphs of human endeavour. Each night the audience helps to choose the protagonist and the rest of the Secret Theatre Company puts them through their paces as they try to achieve the impossible in this endurance test of a performance. Whether it’s wrestling, singing, holding hands in an ice bucket, eating a whole lemon, walking through walls or moving objects with their mind, they must try and triumph against the odds. In 2013 London’s Lyric Hammersmith formed the Secret Theatre Company – a 20-stong ensemble of actors, directors, writers and designers. They have taken London by storm since their first provocative show; courting controversy and sparking debate. Under 26? Join Trike and you can book onto a FREE workshop included in your ticket price.

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A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts Trailer

A Series Of Increasingly Impossible Acts Presented by Secret Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith At the Tricycle Theatre 12 - 31 January 2015 Web link: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/a-series-of-increasingly-impossible-acts/ Can you lick your elbow? Can you wrap your legs around your head? Can you walk through walls? A Series of Increasingly Impossible Acts puts the audience in charge exploring the mighty failures and great triumphs of human endeavour. Each night the audience helps to choose the protagonist and the rest of the Secret Theatre Company puts them through their paces as they try to achieve the impossible in this endurance test of a performance. Whether it’s wrestling, singing, holding hands in an ice bucket, eating a whole lemon, walking through walls or moving objects with their mind, they must try and triumph against the odds. In 2013 London’s Lyric Hammersmith formed the Secret Theatre Company – a 20-stong ensemble of actors, directors, writers and designers. They have taken London by storm since their first provocative show; courting controversy and sparking debate. Under 26? Join Trike and you can book onto a FREE workshop included in your ticket price.

Audience Reactions to The House That Will Not Stand

The House That Will Not Stand by Marcus Gardley Tricycle Theatre | EXTRA WEEK ADDED | 9 Oct – 29 Nov Book Now: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/the-house-that-will-not-stand Hear what audiences think about our UK Premiere of Marcus Gardley's bewitching new play, The House That Will Not Stand. ★★★★ 'Unlike any other play in London’ The Guardian ★★★★ ‘The whole cast dazzles’ Evening Standard ★★★★ ‘ Outstanding’ The Stage EXTRA WEEK ADDED! Now playing at the Tricycle Theatre until Saturday 29 November 2014. Book now: http://bit.ly/1li2hBX

The House That Will Not Stand part 3: What To Expect

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/the-house-that-will-not-stand | 020 7328 1000 THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley 9 Oct – 22 Nov Writer Marcus Gardley hints at what audiences can expect from The House That Will Not Stand, and who should come and see it. Book now: 020 7328 1000 | http://bit.ly/1li2hBX

The House That Will Not Stand part 2: Inspiration

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/the-house-that-will-not-stand | 020 7328 1000 THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley 9 Oct – 22 Nov Writer Marcus Gardley reveals how the women who raised him and the town where he grew up both helped inspire The House That Will Not Stand, his bewitching new play set in 1836 New Orleans. Book now: 020 7328 1000 | http://bit.ly/1li2hBX

The House That Will Not Stand trailer

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/the-house-that-will-not-stand | 020 7328 1000 THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley 9 Oct – 22 Nov “You may be the wealthiest colored woman in New Orleans but you built this house on sand, lies and dead bodies.” The UK Premiere of a bewitching new drama of desire, jealousy, murder and voodoo, set in New Orleans, 1836 by award-winning American playwright Marcus Gardley. Book now: 020 7328 1000 | http://bit.ly/1li2hBX

True West: Audience Reactions

True West by Sam Shepard Tricycle Theatre | 4 Sept - 4 Oct 2014 Book now: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/true-west Hear what the True West audience think of our acclaimed production of Sam Shepard's modern American classic True West. ★★★★ 'Searingly good… a revival which always holds its nerve’ The Guardian ★★★★ ‘Brilliant… An enthralling production of a true classic’ The Daily Telegraph ★★★★ ‘Spectacular’ The Times ★★★★ ‘Excellent… absurdly funny’ Financial Times Playing at the Tricycle Theatre until Saturday 4 October 2014. Book now: http://bit.ly/1hzQkIg

How To Do A Soft Texan Accent

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/true-west | 020 7328 1000 TRUE WEST by Sam Shepard 4 Sept – 4 Oct 2014 at the Tricycle Theatre Alex Ferns (Joyeux Noël) gives us his quick tips on how to do a soft Texan accent, like the one he's cultivated to play Lee in our production of Sam Shepard's seminal 1980 play TRUE WEST. "Austin ‘the achiever’, an earnest screenwriter on the verge of success, is working on a script he has sold to a Hollywood producer while house-sitting for his mother in LA. When his brother Lee ‘the drifter’ and petty thief decides to stop by, he pitches his own idea for a movie and convinces the producer to ditch Austin’s love story for his own trashy Western tale. Now they must work together to secure the deal. But with mistrust and jealousy bubbling under the surface and the heat of a Californian night melting away their inhibitions, their own flaws threaten to get in the way. A modern classic by one of America’s most renowned living playwrights, exposing the cracks in the American Dream." Book now: 020 7328 1000 | http://bit.ly/1hzQkIg

The House That Will Not Stand part 1: Introduction

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/the-house-that-will-not-stand/ | 020 7328 1000 THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND by Marcus Gardley 9 Oct – 22 Nov Writer Marcus Gardley and director Indhu Rubasingham discuss The House That Will Not Stand – a bewitching new drama of desire, jealousy, murder and voodoo. New Orleans, 1836. Following an era of French colonial rule and relative racial acceptance, Louisiana’s ‘free people of color’ are prospering. Beartrice has become one of the city’s wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man. However, when her partner mysteriously dies, the foundations of freedom she has built for herself and their three unwed daughters begins to crumble. Society is changing, racial divides are growing, and as the household turn on each other in their fight for survival, it could cost them everything. Book now: 020 7328 1000 | http://bit.ly/1li2hBX

The Kilburn Passion Opening Night Video

Fabulous video from backstage after the opening night of The Kilburn Passion, Tue 4 August 2014. Interested in joining Tricycle Young Company? Check out the Tricycle website for more information. http://www.tricycle.co.uk/young-people/young-company-ensemble/

What's Your Passion? #KilburnPassion - Itai

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

What's Your Passion? #KilburnPassion - Angie

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

What's your passion? #KilburnPassion - Bolaji

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

What's your passion? #KilburnPassion - Alex

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

What's your Passion? #KilburnPassion - Rob

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

What's your Passion? #KilburnPassion - Jack

The Kilburn Passion | 5 - 9 August 2014 | Tricycle Theatre We asked Tricycle Young Company to tell us what they were passionate about in the run up to their summer production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhayla El-Bushra. More info and to book tickets here: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

Support the Tricycle Theatre

http://www.tricycle.co.uk/support-us A look behind the scenes at the work of the Tricycle Theatre. Find out more, and find out how you can support us, by visiting our website, or contacting the Development Department: 020 7625 0132 development@tricycle.co.uk

The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In a world of champagne and canapés, the five Colby sisters are the glamorous faces of New York high society. With wealth, style and desirable husbands, they appear to have it all. But privately, the sisters' squabbles distort the picture of this perfect family. Image is everything, and struggling to maintain it could have life-changing consequences. A new black comedy by OBIE award-winning Canadian playwright Adam Bock.

What's your Passion 1? #KilburnPassion

We asked members of the Tricycle Young Company what they were passionate about in the run up to our production, The Kilburn Passion by Suhalya El-Bushra. The Kilburn Passion is bursting onto the Tricycle stage from 5 - 9 Aug 2014. For more information and to book, please visit the Tricycle website: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-kilburn-passion/

True West Tricycle Theatre

True West by Sam Shepard Tricycle Theatre | 4 Sept - 4 Oct 2014 Austin 'the achiever', an earnest screenwriter on the verge of success, is working on a script he has sold to a Hollywood producer while house-sitting for his mother in LA. When his brother Lee 'the drifter' and petty thief decides to stop by, he pitches his own idea for a movie and convinces the producer to ditch Austin's love story for his own trashy Western tale. Now they must work together to secure the deal. But with mistrust and jealousy bubbling under the surface and the heat of a Californian night melting away their inhibitions, their own flaws threaten to get in the way. A modern classic by one of America's most renowned living playwrights, exposing the cracks in the American Dream. Join in the conversation on social media with #TrueWest. Book online: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/true-west/ Box Office: 020 7328 1000

The Colby Sisters video blog - brotherly love!

Actress Ronke Adekoluejo, who plays Heather in The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, tells us a story of brotherly love from her own childhood. The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a new world premiere playing at the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn from 19 June - 26 July 2014. In a world of champagne and canapés, the five Colby sisters are the glamorous faces of New York high society. With wealth, style and desirable husbands, they appear to have it all. But privately, the sisters' squabbles distort the picture of this perfect family. Image is everything, and struggling to maintain it could have life-changing consequences. A new black comedy by OBIE award-winning Canadian playwright Adam Bock. Join in the conversation on social media with #ColbySisters http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/theatre/theatre-programme-main/the-colby-sisters-of-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/

Handbagged: Becoming Q

HANDBAGGED by Moira Buffini Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH http://handbaggedtheplay.com/ | 0844 412 4663 The making of a monarch! Watch Marion Bailey transform into Her Majesty before your very eyes! HANDBAGGED is the Tricycle Theatre's Olivier Award-winning production of Moira Buffini's 'wickedly funny' (Evening Standard) play that opens the clasp on the relationship between two giants of the 20th Century, the Queen and Margaret Thatcher. The production transferred from the Tricycle Theatre to the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End in April 2014. To book tickets to to: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/handbagged

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