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What We Are About

11:87 Theatre Co


We are dedicated to putting on works that reflect the experience of men. It might mean the main character is female (as in our first show) or the writer or director is female. As long as the work reflects similar issues and experiences for men 11:87 is up for it. 


Our debut musical THE WAY IT IS at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 was a heart-breaking tale of a young mother who falls victim to the Family Courts and has her little girl taken off her through the alienating activities of her partner. Any loving parent who loses their child in this diabolical way is one too many. It is happening to lots more men than women. 

The show was to flag up Parental Alienation.


11:87 calls out the 15 year ratio of parental custody awards by gender in the UK and campaigns for equal funding with women's theatre companies.

Current Production

Current Productions

by John Casey
Edinburgh Fringe 2019
Venue 32  Bar Bados Complex
3 Aug to 24 Aug inclusive.
PBH Free Fringe   
7+ Stages and 2 bars (Cowshed Bar & Bar-Bados) under one roof. PBH FREE FRINGE shows and music EVERYDAY (Comedy, Spoken Word, Theatre, Cabaret, Live Music). During the month of August this venue transforms into a Free Fringe multi-stage complex with an unrivaled choice of FREE comedy shows and live music.
Brighton Fringe Premier      Heimatmann ran to over 60
                                                  performances  2018/19
Edinburgh Fringe
August 2018
North Tour 2018/19
Stronsay                     Oct 20 
North Ronaldsay      Oct 27
(Due to plane cancellation
 being rescheduled)
Papa Westray            Nov 24      
Heimantmann Edinburgh flyer front sq num
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