THE SHORTEST NIGHTS: DARK & TWISTED
Adult comedies and thrillers with a hearty twist of the dark side.
Prices: £5 earlybird (pre-programme release), £6 standard, £8 door (+ yplan booking fees)
Aprox. Runtime: 70min
Date: June 19
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick
Alan (Johnny Vegas) searches for answers in all the wrong places and this time he thinks he’s found them…on the internet in the form of a highly trained deadly assassin. But he’s about to learn the true price of entering the ‘dark_net’.
There’s a mosquito that takes more than just your blood.
Embark on a hilarious journey of a drunk trying to break into his own house. A slapstick comedy written by and starring Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Seann Walsh and directed by Gabriel Foster Prior.
Kissy Lips Man
A young man is followed home from the laundrette by an older man who makes kissing faces at him.
Glen is barely a man. In a desperate attempt to tap into his masculinity he attends a primal scream therapy session, surrounded by wailing men he cannot even make a sound. When another member of the class pushes Glen too far he finally lets something out- a miniature version of himself which does whatever it wants, regardless of the consequences.
After an argument with her boyfriend whilst driving back from a party, Mel ends up alone in the wrong side of town on a dark Halloween night. An urban horror with added bite!
Marvin Maskelyn is a washed up TV hypnotist whose fame and fortune has run out. After losing his, he acquires a genie lamp with a chequered past and some LSD blotters within. With nothing left to lose, he takes one. Maskelyn’s visions of success are haunted by a malevolent presence. A wry, dark fantasy on the price of fame.
UNDER THE BED
An unsettling twist on the story of the monster under the bed.