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Rise and Fall of the Northern Star

Written and performed by Stella Grundy & directed by Iain Bloomfield ~ Stella Productions


Sex, drugs and rock & roll - Tracy Star wanted it all! 


Born into the depressing landscape of 1980's Northern Britain, Tracy sought to escape the mediocrity of her life and make something of herself in the burgeoning music scene - with Bowie as her guiding light.


Tracy formed the band Northern Star, who went onto release singles, Now and Then and Heavyweight before breaking free under industry pressure andrecording as a solo artist known simply as, ‘Pop Star’. Tracy Star soon became an indie superstar and then indulgence took it’s toll...


The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star offers a peculiar blend of comedy and tragedy interspersed with an original soundtrack and rhythmic pacey dialogue. The show has received brilliant feedback from audiences and critics, as well as receiving nominations for Manchester Theatre Awards, Best Fringe Production and the Manchester CityLife Awards.

25th of May

Doors 7pm, Show 7:30            

Stanard ticket £10, Concessions £8

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Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company presents:

Nothing Changes follows the lives of a group of painters and decorators trying to survive in “austerity Britain”, especially Ruth, a single mother trying to make a better life for her and her son. This emotional, sometimes humorous play with music explores the disparity in our society.


“A vital piece of theatre that needs to be seen by everyone”

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April 27th and 28th

Doors 7pm, Show 7:30


£10 Standard,

£7 Concession 

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April 26th


New Writing Showcase 2015

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The New Writing Platform is back, with six new Plays by six local new writers, from an open submission contest.  This year's line-up features one student-only slot (won byMy Brother the Clown by Rosie Gailor) and a script to honour Bristol as

European Green Capital

(Fracas by Martine

Shackerely-Bennett). The other winning plays are Privet Flowers by Linda Morse, Lady Killers by Matt Fox, Control by Phil Booth and Let's Go Be Heroes by Ross Willis. An eclectic mix of monologues, dialogue, comedy and drama, come and see local talent at its finest. Directed by local directors and artists Russell Hancock, Bella Fortune, Donell Rijorke and Helena Middleton  and curated once again by local playwright and dramaturg Amy Bethan Evans.

Tickets £6 Full/ £5 Concessions

Doors 7pm

Show 7.30p

May 4th - 6th

Double Bill FINAL 5

Heretical Productions and Bristol PantoSoc.

Tickets £7.50 (£5 Concession)

7.30pm Doors/ 8pm show.

10th/ 11th June.


‘For two nights only, Heretical Productions and Bristol PantoSoc bring you a double bill of sketch comedy, pantomime, and other pie-related humour!


Fresh from the grindstone working on new Edinburgh Fringe material, the Heretical boys bring you a jam-packed evening of chaotic sketch comedy, including all-new sketches as well as some old favourites! Delivered through their inimitable blend of slick physicality, eccentric characters and wicked

humour, A Pie of Dubious Intent gives you a slice of the action for half the price alongside...



Sweeney Todd: The Panto!


After 15 years in exile, famed barber Sweeney Todd returns to London in

search of his wife Lucy. Little does he realise that she has been captured

by the villainous Judge Turpin. Can Sweeney rescue her from his grasp? And

what is the secret behind the curvaceous Mrs Lovett's pie shop? With a razor

sharp wit and apologies to Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: The Panto is a

bloody good time!’

Pride 2015 Script Writers Call Out: 

We love supporting new talent and following the success last year we are again looking for short plays for the Bristol Pride Theatre Night.


This year we will be looking for pieces running at roughly 10mins and are looking for a play to represent the L, the G, the B and the T in LGBT and a 5th script to represent PRIDE.


The chosen scripts will then be cast & directed by the team at The Bierkeller Theatre. Scripts should be sent to


Deadline for submission: May 15th 2015 5pm

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We love local talent and we already have a great selection of local acts performing at Pride both on the day and through the week. We get a lot of emails about performing and we want to be able to showcase as much of the great talent that exists in and around Bristol as we can a long with providing a platform for LGBT singers and songwriters from all over the country.


This year we have teamed up with Songwriting Magazine to introduce a battle of the bands style competition so you can come and audition with us.


There will be two heats with a final and the prize is a slot performing at the Bristol Pride Festival.


Taking Place at the Bierkeller Dates are:



Wed 20 May – Heat

Wed 17 June – Final


To apply go to and fill out an application.

We regret to announce this show has been cancelled