What’s New | 28 October – 3 November

Our weekly round up of what’s going on in the world of new writing.

Billy the Girl by Katie Hims | Soho Theatre | 29 Oct – 24 Nov
In this sweet, stark family elegy, love never dies but sometimes, like Billy, it has to sleep in the caravan with Frank’s ashes and a bear costume. More info

Unscorched by Luke Owens | Finborough Theatre | 29 Oct – 23 Nov
Tom spends all his days surfing the net… Because Tom works in child protection. The 2013 Papatango award winner tackles this important and taboo subject with sensitivity, humour and courage. More info

Nut by Debbie Tucker Green | NT Shed | 30 Oct – 5 Dec
Elayne doesn’t want company but company won’t leave her alone. Everyone’s got an opinion but no-one’s listening and things are starting to slip. More info

ONE NIGHT ONLY: BAREtruth: Theatre Uncut | Pleasance | 3 Nov
Playwrights from a selection of countries are asked to write brand new short plays in response to their current political situation. The question this time ‘Do we all get more right wing in times of austerity?’ More info

Think we’ve missed anything? Want your show to be included in a future What’s New? Email us


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