This year sees the biggest ever VAULT Festival, and with over 300 shows to choose from the possibilities are endless. We’ve picked five productions worth seeing in week 6.
Following a highly successful run at VAULT Festival last year, where it was awarded ‘Show of the Week’, Out of Spite Theatre in association with Eastlake Productions present the critically acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe and London transfer sell-out, This Is Not Culturally Significant. Two charity performances only.
Making a Murderer meets Rosemary’s Baby… New true crime thriller! Father of Lies tells the chilling true story behind a mysterious, unsolved murder in West Germany, 1973. It is a horror show about belief, grief, ghosts and betrayal.
Nest, by award-winning Australian playwright Katy Warner, was shortlisted from 1,600 plays during the prestigious Theatre503 playwriting award 2016 and also for Live Theatre’s Live Lab Bursary 2017. Small Truth Theatre are proud to present the world premiere of this striking new play as part of VAULT Festival 2018.
Sue and Carol are lifeguards. Their routine is simple and their dreams seems equally so as they spend their days keeping the morning swimmers, the lone dog walkers, the evening strollers, and the day trippers safe. Day after day they sit, they wait, and they watch the world go by. But when your job is to watch, when do you actually get to live?
Set in 2015 in a basement in Northern Iraq, and described as ‘bold and thought-provoking’ by Mark Lawson in the Guardian, Bismillah! uses humour and compassion to approach an incredibly vital discussion around the experiences of disenfranchised young people in modern Britain.
VAULT Festival Tickets can be purchased here.