The Bike Shed Theatre

A play concerning a farmer’s radical attempt to restore his land to its supposed former glory, and the differing reactions of his children: Or Bunnies (for short) (2nd-19th November)

The Bike Shed Theatre Company

Game by Robin Doyle - Mid Devon Design

A new play by Kieran Lynn. Growing frustrated at the destruction of his rural idyll, a farmer picks up a pamphlet that encourages him on a path towards the removal of every non-indigenous species on his land. A dark comedy pondering the effects of extremism.

A short version of this play was presented as part of the Bike Shed Theatre's New Blood Festival in June.

  • Kieran Lynn trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and has worked as an actor, director and playwright since his graduation. Kieran’s writing credits include: The Recurring Rise and Fall (Hampstead Theatre) An Advert for the Army (Oran Mor, Glasgow) and A Volunteer from the Audience (Liverpool Everyman Theatre) His play An Incident at the Border has recently been commissioned by BBC Radio 4 and will be recorded and broadcast this winter. He has completed the Royal Court Young Writers programme, the Playwrights Studio Scotland mentoring programme, the BBC Sparks Residential Course, the Old Vic 24hr Plays event and has recently completed a year long attachment at the Hampstead Theatre. His most recent credits include – The Bicycle Thieves, a new play based on the Italian film of the same name, which was commissioned and produced by Pip Productions, this summer at Londons Create Festival, in Londons Olympic Park. Pushing Up Poppies, which ran for one month at the Hill Street Theatre, during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, produced by Stephen McGill and Poppy Productions. His play An Incident at the Border, which was produced at The Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, Alaska.
  • Fin Irwin is the co-director of The Bike Shed Theatre. His recent directing credits include Waiting For Lefty, The Little Prince and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also directed the short plays England Street and LBW as part of June's New Blood Festival.
Michael Woodman(Max) and Stuart Lyddon (Stamper)
Photograph by Robert Darch