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Crying Out Loud: Company Non Nova: L'Apres-Midi D'un Foehn - Version 1
Prepare to be enchanted by a company of prima ballerinas made entirely from a handful of plastic bags.
Oct 23, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, Oct 25, 12noon & 2.30pm
L'Apres-Midi D'un Foehn
Ordinary plastic bags are brought to life by currents of air and dance to the music of Debussy in a performance presented by Company Non Nova.
Oct 23, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, Oct 25, 12noon & 2.30pm
Fiverfest: Heat 1
An opportunity to vote for your favourite band featuring Flux 32, The Abstracts, Forever After, Fenrir, Lost Lungs and Ambury Night.
James Acaster: Recognise
Stories, anecdotes and audience interaction from the Off The Kerb's Laughing Boy New Act Of The Year 2010, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2012 and Kettering-born stand-up.
Stephen K Amos: Welcome To My World
Feelgood humour, observations and stories from the stand-up, actor and three-time Chortle Award nominee.
Wilkinson, Toyboy and Robin & Etherwood spin drum'n'bass.
Women of Cambridge
Cabaret presented by talented local women with something to say. The production features spoken word, comedy, dance, burlesque and more.
Debates, workshops and talks.
Oct 26, 10.30am-8.30pm
prices vary, adv booking essential
A unique theatrical experience by Glen Neath and David Rosenberg using binaural sound and absolute darkness.
Oct 28 & 28, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Glen Neath & David Rosenberg: Fiction
An anxious journey through the sprawling architecture of our dreams and an exercise in empathy using binaural sound and absolute darkness.
Experimental dance and hip hop by the London-based two-piece.
The singer-songwriter performs.
Oct 30, 8pm, doors 7pm
Alternative rock and post-Britpop from the band featuring ex members of the Beautiful South known for the hits Song For Whoever, Perfect Ten, Rotterdam and Don't Marry Her.
Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone
Surreal and energetic humour from the inventive Canadian stand-up and 2012 Chortle Best Breakthrough Act award-winner.
Amy Sharrocks: Museum Of Water
A collection of publicly donated water and accompanying stories.
Bridget Christie: A Bic For Her
Passionate deconstruction of everyday sexism from the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner.
Alternative pop from the New York-based band fronted by singer-songwriter, Michael Grubbs.
MusicLab: Presented with Cambridge Music Festival
Record yourself in a mini studio, remix orchestral sounds or compose your own music, try out new instruments or watch behind-the scenes footage of life as a professional musician.
The Tuareg band from Mali plays world music with Western influences.
The Boomtown Rats
The veteran band now re-formed with most of the original members and fronted again by Bob Geldorf, plays its hits.
Sonic Pi: Live & Coding: Workshop
Discover how a Raspberry Pi computer can be transformed into a fully customisable musical instrument.
Jasmin Vardimon Company: Park
Park is an urban oasis, a place of refuge from ordinary life where eight characters play, fight, fall in love and learn to survive. In this playground of relationships, young lovers wrestle in a historic fountain, a graffiti artist sprays his story, a busker finds his only appreciative audience in a bag lady, and a flag-waving bully rants worn out political beliefs.
The Glasgow-based four-piece band plays its self-penned and hard-edged alternative rock.
Hip hop from the New York-based DJ, with guest MCs.
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Dark observations, cutting one-liners and sharp-edged stand-up from the inaugural winner of the Scottish Comedian of the Year Award Mark Nelson. Plus Kate Lucas, Mark Palmer and MC Jeremy O'Donnell.
Nov 7, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Games And Performance Masterclass With Blast Theory
Masterclass in using interactive media and the city as a playful space.
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Musical comedy from the deadpan American stand-up and special guest musicians.
The Brighton-based pairing of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher performs its take on garage-rock and blues.
phone for availability
Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)
While playing dress-up that leads to a mountain top rescue, an older brother loses his special hat and so begins an adventure to find it.
Nov 9, 11.30am & 2.30pm
£10, child £6, family £27
Caroline Horton presents a black comedy inviting audiences into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out.
O'Hooley And Tidow
Alternative folk with classical influences by the Huddersfield-based duo.
Jason Byrne: You Name The Show
Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leader board on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.
Mod revival pop-rock from the veteran outfit. With support from The Lambrettas.
Fiverfest: Heat 2
An opportunity to vote for your favourite band featuring Motor Tapes, Twisted Piglet, Surf, Mortal Tides, Grape Marmalade and Stormdreamer.
Paul Foot: Hovercraft Symphony In Gammon Sharp Major
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
Hansel And Gretel (Over 3s)
Follow two brave and resourceful children as they take the path deep into the woods. Red Earth's retelling of one of the most popular and powerful of all fairy tales. Text by Wendy Rouse, directed by Amanda Wilde and design by Dorrie Scott.
Nov 16, 11.30am-12.30pm
The veteran band from Cleveland, Ohio led by David Thomas, performs its experimental and leftfield rock.
Indie rock band from Manchester.
Katie Armiger & Holly May
Four performers dressed as superheros present a comic-book adventure choreographed by Joseph Mercier.
Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester.
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester. With support from The Ben Poole Band.
Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions
Offbeat storytelling from the Canadian stand-up and co-writer of Frankie Boyle's controversial Channel 4 show Tramadol Nights.
This Last Tempest
Uninvited Guests and Fuel present a sequel to The Tempest that begins where Shakespeare left off. Caliban and Ariel are left alone on the enchanted island, watching Prospero's ship sail over the horizon and out of view.
The English outfit play their unique mix of acid house, alt blues and electro-country.
Pascuala Ilabaca And Fauna
The singer-songwriter from Chile and her accompanying musicians performs world music.
Lee Scratch Perry
The eccentric Jamaican record producer with the long career, performs his reggae originals.
Pete Firman: Trickster
Anarchic magical comedy and sleight of hand from the stand-up, author and regular contributor to BBC1's Don't Miss A Trick.
Frisky and Mannish: Just Too Much
Frisky and Mannish are back with a brand new hour, packed tighter than Robin Thicke's crotchal region. Now all grown up (just like Miley and Bieber) their barely-conscious recoupling marks the beginning of a new pop-comedy-mashup-infotainment era. They've been everywhere, from the Edinburgh Fringe to the West End, from BBC Radio 1 to E4, and from Shepherd's Bush Empire to the Sydney Opera House.
Average White Band
The veteran six-piece band who originated from Dundee perform their soul, funk and R&B originals, including their famous hit Pick Up The Pieces.
Heavy rock with progressive elements by the long-established band from Birmingham, formed originally by guitarist Tony Clarkin and singer Bob Catley.
Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution
Chaotic stand-up from the writer and comedian based around the development of the human race.
Echo And The Bunnymen
The indie band from Liverpool plays new material, as well as a selection of former hits.
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember
Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent, the diminutive Ken Worthington.
Dec 3, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Beans On Toast
Contemporary folk by the Essex-born singer-songwriter and one-man band.
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Laddish gags and alternative wit from veteran stand-up and entertainer Bob Mills. With Matt Rees, Richard Todd and MC Ed Gamble.
Dec 5, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Around The World In 80 Days: School Performance
Join Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passpartout in their audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
Dec 8-11, 15-18, 10.30am, mats Dec 10, 16 & 17, 5pm
Around The World In 80 Days
New International Encounter (NIE) adapts Jules Verne's novel using clowning, live music, storytelling and performance to follow Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passpartout as they attempt to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
Dec 11, 7pm, Dec 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 24, 29, Jan 2-4, 11am & 3pm, Dec 22 & 23, 30, 3pm & 7pm, Dec 27 & 28, Jan 1, 3pm (BSL interpreted perf Dec 21, 11am, relaxed perf Dec 28, 11am), ends Jan 4
From The Jam
Classic Jam songs performed by original bassist Bruce Foxton, plus Russell Hastings.
Lonely The Brave
The Cambridge-based five-piece plays contemporary rock originals.
The originators of the rhythm'n'blues pub-rock sound perform With Support From Nine Below Zero
The contemporary acoustic singer-songwriter plays folk-flavoured songs with guitarist Mark Fowell.
The American singer and guitarist, best known as a founder of Dinosaur Jr, performs alternative rock and hardcore punk to support the album Tied To A Star.
The band who come from Tennessee performs its novel mixture of bluegrass and heavy rock, with both original material and covers of well-known rock songs.
Sara Pascoe Vs History
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.
Irish folk pop duo Alfie and Harry Hudson-Taylor, who formed in 2011 and supported Jake Bugg on tour.
Trio Da Kali
The Mali-based outfit performs its world music originals.
Simon Amstell: To Be Free
Following sold out residencies in New York and London, Simon Amstell peddles angst-ridden musings on the vagaries of modern life, embracing themes of freedom, joy, love, death, adventure, art, peace, sex, regret, success, eating, suffering, dreaming, healing and forgiving.
Tiff Stevenson: Optimist
On cloud nine one minute and battling your inner critic the next? In 2012 Tiff was awarded Stutter's Spirit of the Fringe. In 2013 she had an operation on her tongue, drank Everyday Vodka and spent too much time arguing on forums. In her new show Tiffany explores the possibility of optimism in a world full of Kardashians and guns. As seen on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Next Week's News, 7 Day Saturday and Only Joking.
Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee
The veteran stand-up comic covers weighty issues like death, love, religion and spam javelins.
The former Bible songsmith plays folk-pop.
The singer from Ukraine performs folk music from her native land.
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