Theatre

Enjoy theatre at home and support The Dukes, theatre-makers and artists in the process.

Beyond These Walls Poster

Northern Broadsides Presents: Beyond These Walls

Four shorts by Tennessee Williams  

These four poetic shorts by Tennessee Williams explore the walls that separate us and how we imagine worlds beyond them, produced for the first time in the Northern voice. 

 

The Lady of Larkspur Lotion 

Mrs. Hardwick-Moore is a long-standing tenant in a cockroach-infested hostel. The landlady is demanding her missed rent payments when they are interrupted by The Writer, clutching a bottle of whisky and ready to set the world to rights.   

Talk to Me Like The Rain and Let Me Listen... 

A young couple piece are trapped in a crumbling relationship their city centre bedsit. As the rain batters the window, he tries to piece together his lost hours as she dreams of dissolving into a new life by the coast...  

Every Twenty Minutes 

A well-to-do couple drink hi-balls in their city centre pent-house, trapped in an endless cycle of bitter banter. Maybe this time things have gone too far.   

The Case of the Crushed Petunias 

Miss Dorothy Simple, owner of Simple Notions, an up-cycling store in Primanproper, has barricaded her shop (and heart) behind a double row of petunias. A young man arrives from out of town to suggest an escape route...  

Directed by Laurie Sansom and Ricardo Vilela


 Available 29th October - 14th November 2021

Dracula On Demand

Dracula On Demand

An imitating the dog & Sodium Films production

The brand new ★★★★★ wild gothic thrill ride” (The Guardian) is now available to watch at home.

Stage show Dracula: The Untold Story is a bold and startling new take on the classic gothic tale. Dracula on Demand now offers audiences another opportunity to experience the latest boundary-pushing creation from “multimedia daredevils” (The Times) imitating the dog.

Book your ticket for the best seat in the house..


 Available 1st November - 31st January 2022

Nowhere Inn (15)

Starring real-life friends Annie Clark (Grammy-winning artist St Vincent) and Carrie Brownstein, this is a mischievous, metafictional and frequently laugh-out-loud funny account.

The pair band together to make a documentary about St Vincent’s music, touring life and on-stage persona. But they quickly discover unpredictable forces lurking within the subject and the filmmaker that threatens to derail the friendship, the project, and the duo’s creative lives... 

Watch Nowhere Inn at The Dukes on 16 & 17 November or click here to watch at home.

Nowhere inn