Stock Exchange: A new scratch night at Collective Theatre

19th Jan 2024

Continuing our work at the new venue, Collective Theatre, we are hosting a new writing scratch event on Sunday 4 February. Discover more about the writers involved and where to get your tickets below. 

Stock Exchange: the new scratch night

New writing and shared ideas, Stock Exchange is a scratch night for developing new writing for the stage. A space for artists to experiment and for audiences to discover new shows.

Collective Theatre is North London’s newest space for theatre-makers, bridging the gap between the fringe and the mid-scales stage. Stock Exchange is a space for emerging and established theatre artists to experiment, take risks and develop excellent new theatre.  

Featuring seven pieces by emerging and established writers and theatre-makers, don’t miss your chance to catch a glimpse of the future of theatre.

Sunday 4 February at the Collective Theatre

Book Now: Stock Exchange


Helsinki Syndrome by Catherine O’Shea

Two former bandmates, Lauren and Alex, meet for the first time in twenty years. Their memories don’t match up and they are no longer playing in time.

SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS (The Process) by Clare Stenning

Fuelled by a sequence of uniquely crafted shots, two strangers embark on an unconventional and revealing first date.

Butterfly Lovebite by Huw Smallwood

A young man on parole takes part in the trial scheme to talk to his future self. But would you talk to your former self if it meant you stop existing?

The Unveiling by Robin Du Four

A fine art photographer is visited by his agent after a break-up.

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Operational Security (Opsec) for the Jobbing Actor by Gawa Leung

A Chinese actress stalks another Chinese actress because they are the same casting type.

Unsettled by Georgia Crowther

Hannah works in a call centre where she spends her days attempting to collect unpaid energy bills. One night, while alone in the office, she is tasked with securing a large debt from an inaccessible customer in order to keep her job.

thick_skin by Connor Rowlett & Ben Borthwick

thick_skin is a live and multimedia performance about the inarticulacy of male friendship and the intolerable pressures of living as a performer. This 10-minute excerpt from the piece gets to the heart of the play’s central question: how can two men have so much to say to their audiences, but so little to say to each other?

Sunday 4 February at the Collective Theatre

Book Now: Stock Exchange

A collage of photos from Collective Theatre, with script work, new shows and creative spaces for performers.

Featured photos by Hana Kovacs 

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