Graveyard of the Outcast Dead

Theatre (music, absurdist)

  • theSpace on the Mile - Space 3
  • 17:10
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Reverb Theatre and Not So Nice! and New Celts
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strong language/swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months


An actor-musician piece inspired by Frank Turner’s song and the story of the Winchester Geese / Crossbones Graveyard in Southwark, London. Prepare yourself for a journey between worlds as we experience a Christmas like no other. A merging of medieval, modern, and everything in between. Observe an intimate evening within the graveyard/pub filled with stories, riddles, and live music. The Lover searches for his lost love. The Geese search for a choice. The Tender connects their worlds together. Grab a drink and join us for a "love story" that transcends both life and death.

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  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
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Neil 34 days ago

Loved this show! Well acted. Has an important story to tell, which is also well balanced with humour and has the added bonus of some great live music.

Penny Wilson 36 days ago

FIVE STARS!! Terrific production, loved the costumes especially but great all round. It was sold out and deserved to be. Hope Frank Turner gets a chance to see it one day. The story is based the true story upon which one of his songs is based. Highly highly recommended!

Leeloo Moreau 38 days ago

It's not the first play I see written by Kira and she, the whole cast Reverb and director Matthew did not disappoint. The play has many underlayers and is amazingly thought and performed. You can come and see it a few times and you will always get a different detail from it. Through characters that are all very unique it's a play you can relate to thanks to the touching history of it and stories told in it. Let's not forget about the music that is a full part of this play. The baroque of Graveyard Of The Outcast Dead is one you want to experience.

Colin Kilbride 42 days ago

Having performed many actor musician shows myself, I was thoroughly looking forward to this ensemble piece. It was superb! Full standing ovation, thoroughly deserved for a very talented, engaging cast and their creative team. Shout out to the technical team / venue staff too. A great setting for wonderful, theatrical piece. Get yourself down, you won't be disappointed. Colin

James Mackay 42 days ago

Brilliant show… excellent young actors and superb script and production.. the best fringe show I’ve seen in a long time!

Emily 43 days ago

***** - Highly recommend this show! Brilliant actors and a moving story. One to see at this year's Fringe!

Laura 49 days ago

So impressed by the writing, directing and performances from all involved in this creative and stylised show. So much care went into this show as it perfectly balances the humour, the hope and the heart. 5 stars across the board. Cannot recommend enough!

Sam Robertson 50 days ago

Five stars!!

Steven Robert 50 days ago

5 Stars!!! Highly recommend 'Graveyard of the Outcast Dead'. Not only is the play very well written but also thought-provoking and one-of-a-kind! The cast do a fantastic job in their parts and bringing the story to life.

Phil MacDonald 51 days ago

***** (5 stars) Fantastic show from start to finish! The show has well written dialogue and takes you through a variety of emotions. The performers are multi talented, showcasing their wonderful acting and musical ability throughout. I thoroughly enjoyed Graveyard of the Outcast Dead and cannot recommend this show highly enough.

Amanda Benton 51 days ago

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - A must see! It was so refreshing to see a play in the fringe that had a captivating story, intertwined with true events and had a 5 member cast that were talented musicians and singers as well as fantastic actors.

Totally recommend!

Sean Davis 52 days ago

Graveyard of the Outcast Dead (***)
In Shakespearian times, three dead prostitutes, and a lover tell their tales. Despite the cast speaking loud enough, my poor hearing made it so I missed significant parts of each story. Others said they really enjoyed it.

This is the 31st most enjoyable of the 36 shows I have seen so far at the Fringe this year. I hope to see almost 200. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website:

nancy burns 53 days ago

What a fabulous show, 5 exceptionally talented actors, musicians and singers.

Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here. (5/5 stars) 47 days ago

The whole piece comes together beautifully and stands out as one of the best things I have seen this Fringe.

Read the full review (4/5 stars) 47 days ago

Its heart and its anger mean that it is thoroughly recommended.

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The Smu Reviews (4/5 stars) 50 days ago

Graveyard of the Outcast Dead is a funny, moving and occasionally challenging exploration of life, death, love and loss.

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