Chickenshed’s season of theatrical monologues returns for its fourth year. Drawn from a diverse range of people and voices, expect the unexpected as we again present a uniquely varied programme, demonstrating the versatility of this most simple and yet versatile theatrical form.

This year's monologues will be brought to you in two special online shows. You can choose to watch Group A, Group B or both!


Performance Titles & Synopses 

With a total of eight pieces - split into two groups - these brand new monologues are confirmed as follows. Read a short synopsis on each by clicking below.


Group A Performances

Just Imagine by Sara Chernaik
Gin Sisters by Cathy Jansen-Ridings
Neighbourhood Watch by Matthew Patenall & Gill Patenall
The State of the Artist by Sebastian Ross

Group B Performances

The Sleep Stealers by Hannah Smith
Whatever Happened to Abigail Winters? by Sophie White
Come Closer by Rebecca Hardy
Metamorphosis by Lucy Dobson


Ticket Information

All tickets: £5 for each Group (inc. concs)*

Running time: Each group performance is around one hour in length

Ages 15+

* Bookers will receive an email containing a link to each show - the links will be available to watch between 11th and 20th February.


PLUS... Shed Talks: Hear My Thoughts - Making a Monologue

From thought to paper; rehearsal to opening night; join our Artistic Director (Lou Stein), writers and the creative team behind monolog 4 as they discuss the artistic processes and challenges they encountered in crafting their monologues for the stage.

Dates & Times: Tue 16 Feb at 7pm (Group A) | Thur 18 Feb at 7pm (Group B)
Where: This post-show discussion will take place online via Zoom*
Tickets: FREE to all ticket holders - must be pre-booked

* Sign up for a free Zoom account will be necessary – full details will be sent to all bookers