Join Radio 4 writer John Osborne for a special evening of stories, written and performed for Radio 4. Here he presents three funny and heart warming tales, which also promise to be a positive masterclass in how to keep an audience captivated.Find out more »
Monkey Toast: The Improvised Chat Show is back, with Matthew Crosby from the award winning sketch group, Pappy’s!
Matthew will be interviewing our special guests, from the Allusionist podcast and Answer Me This!, Helen Zaltzman, plus the start of SuperBob, comedian Brett Goldstein!Find out more »
Step onto the comedy ghost-train this Halloween and take a ride in the unknown. A voice is calling from beyond the grave! Who is it? We don’t know. What does it want? We don’t know.
Like Derek Acorah or Psychic Sally, we’re making it up as we go along in… Séance Fiction.
Starring Suki Webster, Michael Orton-Toliver, David Reed, Alison Thea-Skot and Phil Whelans.Find out more »
Inspired by the traditional roots of Eastern European music, Baltika is a London based group exploring Balkan, Gypsy, Klezmer and Baltic musical traditions. Trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, accordion, guitar, double bass and percussion all take to the Omnibus stage for an eclectic evening of raucous energy.Find out more »
Omnibus is celebrating Halloween in style by giving away bags full of treats, plus games for the whole family!Find out more »
Are you working on a play or looking for inspiration with the next one? The Omnibus Writers’ Group has been devised to support writers of any level of experience focus, get their ideas on paper and work towards a complete play. Ten weekly sessions are led by literary manager, Saffron Myers supported by writers Scott Wilson and Mike Carter. Sessions take place on Monday evenings at the Omnibus October to December.Find out more »
A tale of greed, adventure and ruin inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s classic mercenary yarn.
This is the story of Peachy Carnehan and Daniel Dravot; soldiers-for-hire amid the shifting borders of the Middle East. Tired of the mercenary life, Peachy and Daniel have come up with a plan; head to Northern Afghanistan, enslave the natives, and install themselves as kings.Find out more »
The Trials of Galileo focuses on the events surrounding Galileo’s heresy trial in 1633. In this reprimand by Pope Urban is Galileo’s tragedy, a mistaken belief that if he supplied the church with proof, he would enlighten the world while escaping persecution. He understood the science better than any man alive, but never grasped the politics. Until it was too late.Find out more »
Hailing from the Royal Opera House and comprising four singers and a pianist, The Garden Consort presents a scintillating selection of vocal gems from across the musical spectrum. From Grand Opera to the West End and Broadway, including Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Strauss, Hammerstein, Sullivan and Romberg.Find out more »
This is the second of our multi-faceted events showcasing artistic responses to the work of Edward Lear.Find out more »
How does the seemingly innocent adventure of a summer spent in the party capital of the world spiral out of control and end locked up in a notoriously hard core South American prison?
Inspired by the real events of the Peru Two, Mule explores the murky, hedonistic world of drug smuggling and its apparent female-isation.
Written & directed by award-winning Omnibus Associate Kat Woods.Find out more »
An interactive tale of love, adventure and a sound-hoover called Mustard!Find out more »
Bahla creates a vivid picture of the past, present and future of Jewish identity, channelled through the rich traditions of jazz. Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and English guitarist Tal Janes join forces with Greg Gottlieb and Ben Brown to form the band, drawing on classical Hebraic approaches and jazz interpretation.Find out more »
What happens when you put together two Kenny Wheeler Prize winners and one of Europe’s best touring drummers? New jazz heights in the shape of Rob Luft, Misha Mullov-Abbado and Marc Michel. Join Luftabbamic for an evening of jazz standards alongside original arrangements and compositions.Find out more »
Our regular evening when ordinary people tell their extraordinary stories.Find out more »
If you like your comedy unpredictable, you’ll love this regular night of mayhem and fun. And you never know who might turn up as a special guest.Find out more »
Permission Improbable is Improbable’s ongoing project to support the growth of an improvisation culture created by women. Some of the women you’ll see this evening have been improvising for years, some only a few months.Find out more »
The pleasure of finding things out: an evening of science & music. TV science presenter Dallas Campbell (City in the Sky, Supersized Earth), teams up with the Rautio Piano Trio in a special programme, re-enacting famous scenes from historic TV documentaries such as The Ascent of Man (Bronowski) alongside the music of Shostakovich, Bernstein, Philip Glass and Michael Nyman, as performed by the Trio.Find out more »
You are invited to the Piddle under Puddle annual Christmas party! Everyone will be there. Well nearly everyone… Otto would like to go, but he’s just too shy. Then one day a robin flies in through Otto’s window and changes his life forever.Find out more »
Omnibus is thrilled to welcome the world-class British soprano Raphaela Papadakis for an exclusive recital. Raphaela is establishing herself as one of the brightest operatic talents of her generation. Her professional debut at Garsington Opera in 2014 was singled out by the Financial Times as the “most attractive solo performance” of the show.Find out more »