Led by Artistic Directors Chris Mayo and Holly Mallett and ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ELEANOR KING, Cuckoo Bang are committed to producing innovative & provocative theatre. We are a collective of actors, writers, musicians and practitioners working together to create bold, dynamic work with the best emerging AND ESTABLISHED talent BOTH in the UK AND INTERNATIONALLY.
With our ethos of exploration, limitless creativity and a firm dedication to new writing, Cuckoo Bang present NEW WRITING that packs a punch.
Our debut production BETWEEN TEN AND SIX opened in November 2012 and went on to play at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden, the Leicester Square Theatre and the 2013 Brighton Fringe. Our second production IN MY HEAD a new mental health play by Chris Mayo debuted at The Proud Archivist in Hackney on the 9th November 2015 and then transferred to the Brockley Jack in May 2016 receiving a number of 4* reviews.
Our MOST RECENT production CHOOSERSa new play about homelessness by Holly Mallett debuted at The Etcetera Theatre in Camden on the 17th October 2016.
Aside from productions, CUCKOO BANG run NEW WRITING NIGHT 'BITS' which plays to sell out audiences at THE WHITE BEAR THEATRE in KENNINGTON, workshops, networking events, corporate events, schools & higher education performances, rehearsed readings and much more. IN 2019 CUCKOO BANG OPENED 'CUCKOO BANG STUDIO' at THE BISCUIT FACTORY IN BERMONDSEY, LONDON. an AFFORDABLE REHEARSAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, FILMING & CASTING STUDIO. FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK SPACE HERE
CUCKOO BANG also run the Facebook group 'The Emerging Artists Guide UK' created as a hub of information for actors and theatre-makers to find useful opportunities within the industry. Join for free here .