Whoop 'n' Wail Represents...

Gender-equal new writing nights where all plays pass the Bechdel Test

Laura Garnier & Anna Brooks-Beckman in Resting
Radhika Aggarwal & Ariane Barnes in The Hidden Room
Chinwe A Nwokolo. Photo credit George Riddell_edited
Lizzie Bourne & Dani Moseley in Nice Jumper
Madjesty 14
Jonathan Akingba & Caroline Loncq in Heart's Desire
The Clearing (22)
Colleen Daley, Miranda Dawe, Ian Curran & Rachal Olivant in Grit


"an intriguing night of theatre that showcased some great acting and writing talent"


on Whoop 'n' Wail Represents...The Launch


"A celebration of feminist theatre that explodes any notions that it’s predictable or restrictive.

Whoop ‘n’ Wail continue to challenge and delight."


on Whoop 'n' Wail Represents...Desire

My Bloody Laundrette

Three famous faces walk into a laundrette...

Winner of the Cambridge University Press "Channel The Bard" Competition

Heart's Desire

When best friends enter a gameshow, how far they are willing to go to win their "Heart's Desire"?

"In addition to passing the test,

all of the shorts have been

chosen for one reason -

they're damn good plays.”


on Whoop 'n' Wail Represents...Mayday


When three women compete for release from prison, who should have the final say - the courts, the press, or the public? Two will stay, one will go - who will get your vote?


Times are changing for the residents of The Institution. When it closes, how will Liz and those she cares for survive in an unforgiving world?
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Associate Performers Scheme

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Colleen Daley, Miranda Dawe, Ian Curran & Rachal Olivant in Grit