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  • Share your story with us in May as part of Wilder Stories…

    Wilder Stories: Rhapsodies in Colour We’re looking for people to read their stories, poems, monologues, transcripts, and narrative songs at each of our Wilder Stories nights, each themed around a colour: Blue (Sun 7 May), Red (Sun 21 May) or Green (Sun 28 May). For each of these specially curated live-lounge podcasts, we’re inviting storytellers: musicians, […]
  • Staff highlights from 2016 & picks for 2017

    2016 is nearly over, and although we've lost national treasures and witnessed countless political U-turns, it hasn't been all bad - at TOM we found bliss in the performing arts. So, for all you list-lovers out there, here's a round up of highlights from the year that saw TOM host over 160 events and go [...]
  • NEW SEASON NOW ON SALE: Winter 2016-17

    Bowie, Beardyman and Bedouin tents. Our Winter season is now on sale, and we can’t wait… Browse the full programme From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads (8 – 11 Jan) “Berry’s play is that rarest of things: A Fringe play which exceeds all expectations” Time Out Magazine: Critic’s Choice This season, we’re marking what would […]
  • NEW SEASON: Autumn 2016

    This Autumn, as well as our usual menu of theatre, comedy, music and special events, we’ve created a brand new programme called #TOMtech, where we ask theatre makers and tech experts what entertainment looks like right at the edge of new technology.
  • SEASON: Summer 2016 at The Old Market

    Summer is here! We’ve got lots to look forward to including two exclusive south-cost dates from Wild Beasts, theatre from George Dillon in Stunning The Punters and the Poets VS MCs: Youth Team will be battling with words at BOAT (Brighton Open Air Theatre). Poets vs MCs: Youth Team at BOAT (Brighton Open Air Theatre) Fri 8 July, 7pm (doors 6:30pm) […]
  • INTERVIEW: Playwright Henry Naylor (lead writer of Spitting Image) on Echoes

    Echoes tells the stories of two women, born 175 years apart. A student jihadi from London – the other a Victorian member of the Fishing Fleet (women who travelled to India to be brides men who were setting up the Empire). Henry Naylor tells us how his ideas for two different plays became one, the importance of […]
  • INTERVIEW: Life’s Short – Be Silly! Le Navet Bete on Dick Tracy

    It’s been nearly four years since Le Navete Bete last took Brighton by storm, with Napoleon: A Defence.  Now they return with the slick, fast-paced but seriously silly comedy show Dick Tracy. What can audiences expect from Dick Tracy? Audiences can expect a show which may be the silliest, most ridiculous and wildest thing we’ve ever made, […]
  • SEASON: May Festivals 2016

    Our programmer has been working her socks off to bring you an amazing May here at TOM, and we think you’ll agree that this one’s going to be a real humdinger. Bromance Thu 12 – Wed 18 May One of the UK’s hottest new circus ensembles has been wowing audiences of all ages the world […]
  • SEASON: Spring 2016 at The Old Market

    Welcome to SPRING 2016 at TOM, a season designed to get you back on your feet following the excesses of the holiday season.
  • BLOG: Golems galore

    Golems Galore
    Steve McNicholas is not only a director of STOMP and The Old Market… he’s a bit of a film buff too. Here’s his introduction to the history of the myth that forms the basis of our upcoming show GOLEM, and how the golem myth still makes itself felt to this day. Take it away, Steve…     […]

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