The Alpha Podcast

Theatre (satire, verbatim)

  • theSpace @ Surgeons Hall - Theatre 3
  • 20:15
  • Aug 26
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Future Ghost Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
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It’s a woke, woke world – political correctness has gone mad! If only a group of strong, forthright, red-blooded males in tight t-shirts would break free from the oppressive anti-masculine narratives of today... Well, just tune into The Alpha Podcast, the podcast that turns boys into men. Based on the controversial shenanigans of Andrew Tate, this satirical, verbatim piece of theatre explores contemporary anti-feminist discourse, covering topics from incel culture to male feminists, and everything in between. The show follows the recording of a "meninist" podcast, but what happens when chaos ensues live on air?

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Max 27 days ago

A well crafted, hilarious satire that uses a semi-verbatim script to poke fun at the awfulness of Andrew Tate and others like him. I was laughing throughout and found the play even more disturbing knowing that many quotes from the play are things Andrew Tate has said throughout his online presence. The play is a great blend of comedy and serious themes and leaves you thinking deeply about how bad toxic masculinity can get.

Jekarnovich Tsaltine 27 days ago

It's meant to be satire, however this production maps poorly onto reality. The "Andrew Tate" character didn't remind me of Tate at all and the other characters weren't very good either. The "Incel" loser also had tourrete syndrome - which is a bit ableist?

At the end, the entire thing decomposed into shouting. The only time I laughed was when they played Andrew Tates theme song and the end. It's a shame because it was a good idea that was just poorly executed.

Isabel Azar 29 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed it — it was expertly written, excellently acted, and wonderfully thought-provoking. Well done all!!

Sam Loft 29 days ago

A dark but comical reflection the world of so-callsd alpha males with plenty to laughs!

Kai 29 days ago

Dark, disturbing and hilarious, The Alpha Podcast isn’t one to miss. The run of sell out shows are testament to how well crafted the performance is! Well done! :D

Heebs 30 days ago

A must-see for dark/thought provoking comedy fans. Incredibly well-written and witty with great casting. Beautifully produced. Deserves its sell-out run. Good job, Future Ghost! Can't wait to see what's next for you.

john gradwell 31 days ago

Thought provoking, slick and funny in equal measures - don’t miss it

Felicity Gradwell 31 days ago

Went to see this amazing show last night. Confronting some deeply disturbing issues, this play exposes them masterfully.

Chagey J 33 days ago

Disturbing and hilarious in equal measure. Terrific energy, great writing, a really exciting and well crafted show. Looked like it was pretty well sold out…and on the first night too. Well done Guys, erm sorry I mean well done Folks. Fudge balls - hahahaha…

Berry 33 days ago

Long queues to see this punchy production - not for the faint hearted. Irony, clever scripting and great acting tonight. Ended perfectly and the audience clearly enjoyed the energy and humour. If you want to see a group having the best time, in tune with each other and displaying their craft to a high standard - go and see this.

Anne 33 days ago

I'd heard of Andrew Tate before but never listened to him. After this shocking and disturbing play, I'm pretty sure I never will. I hope the room is full every night - everyone should watch this! Fantastic acting, it had us gripped with a splash of humour too!

William 33 days ago

Disturbingly good. The characters are convincingly dislike-able, who took the audience on a roller coaster ride of challenging PC ‘norm’ and twist and turn of emotional outpouring. Highly recommended.

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