Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Last chance to see us in 2019…

In 2005, our friend Hugh Hughes, the award-winning emerging Welsh artist from Wales, first told the little-known story of the Isle of Anglesey floating away from the British mainland – an event which happened in April 1982 while the UK went to war over The Falkland Islands. This December as the UK re-negotiates its relationship […]

Read more

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Hugh Hughes is back in 2019!

Read more

Monday, 9 July 2018

Festival Season Frenzy for THE DUKE

It’s hot, hot, hot ☀️☀️☀️ and Festival season is officially here. And on that note we’re delighted to confirm that Shôn will be performing THE DUKE at not one, but two Fringe Festivals this summer. First it’s a trip up north to the place where it all began with THE DUKE returning to this year’s […]

Read more

Monday, 21 May 2018

The Duke Popping Up in Blackheath

You’ve heard of ‘Pop-Up Shops’ – well, we’re offering ‘Pop-Up Theatre Shows’ with another appearance of The Duke popping up in Blackheath at Save the Children’s Mary’s Living and Giving Shop. For one night only, on Wednesday 30 May you can catch Shôn performing The Duke in the unique and cosy store, established by Mary Portas […]

Read more

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Duke to Entertain Audiences in Mary Portas’ Save the Children Shop, Kew

We’re delighted to confirm that Shôn will be performing a FREE performance of The Duke at Save the Children’s Mary’s Living and Giving Kew Shop. This tremendous boutique shop was set up by retail expert Mary Portas and now’s your opportunity to pick up something else vital and unique from the South West London shop… the chance […]

Read more

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

News of New Tour of Not One, but Two Shows…

Those of you who’d signed up to see Shôn trial our new show, Ostrich will know that we’ve all been hit with the lurgy at Hoipolloi HQ over the last few weeks. You’ll be glad to know we’re all fighting fit now, but we want to apologise profusely for letting down those of you who […]

Read more

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

OSTRICH in Cambridge

Over the last 2 years more than 500 audience members have supported the development of our last two new shows – The Duke and ME & ROBIN HOOD. The shows have gone on to tour nationally and internationally – playing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe & throughout London, including performances at the Barbican Centre, Soho […]

Read more

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

STOP PRESS -The Duke on BBC Radio 4

What a way to start the year! Our one-man show, The Duke, by Artistic Director Shôn is being broadcast on BBC Radio 4′s Drama slot on Wednesday 24 January 2018 from 2.15pm. Catch the broadcast of our Award Winning show via this link. And don’t worry if you miss it, you’ll be able to listen […]

Read more

Monday, 20 November 2017

Please Give to Hoipolloi for The Big Give

Please Give to Hoipolloi for The Big Give 2017 has been another phenomenal year for us at Hoipolloi. The Duke and ME & ROBIN HOOD had successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured extensively throughout the county, which saw our fundraising total for Save the Children and Street Child United rise to over £66,000. […]

Read more

Thursday, 13 July 2017

THE WORLD IS FULL OF STORIES…

The world is full of stories. Stories everywhere, all around us, all the time. And I’m about to tell you mine. I’m really looking forward to sharing this new show, ME & ROBIN HOOD with you. Since I watched the BBC six part TV mini-series, The Legend Of Robin Hood, back in autumn 1975, my relationship […]

Read more

ME & ROBIN HOOD

Our phenomenal ME & ROBIN HOOD audiences have raised over £24,300 to date for Street Child United!

A massive, massive thank you, to you all! 

THE DUKE

343Head DukeOur generous audiences have raised over £51,600 to support child refugees through Save the Children's since The Duke premiered. We're so grateful to you all!

On top of that audiences of THE LADDER, which begun touring this autumn, have also raised over £550 for World Wildlife Fund's Amazon Emergency.

Thank you, thank you, thank you, you are all awesome!