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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Exciting Edinburgh & Royal Court Announcement for ME & ROBIN HOOD

Following the success of last year’s Fringe First award winning The Duke, we’re delighted to announce that Shôn will be returning to Edinburgh with the second in a series of solo shows as he celebrates the 20th anniversary of his Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut. ME & ROBIN HOOD examines the inequality that exists in society through Shôn’s […]

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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THE DUKE – latest news

THE DUKE has now been performed almost 60 times since August 2016, to over 5,500 people, raising almost £37,000 for Save The Children’s Child Refugee Crisis Appeal. A massive thank you to the generous audiences that have seen the show. We are pleased to tell you, following the huge success of the show – receiving […]

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ME & ROBIN HOOD

Our phenomenal ME & ROBIN HOOD audiences have raised over £20,000 for Street Child United this year! A massive thank you, to you all! And the good news is, we're back this spring, hoping to raise more money towards the 2018 Street Child United World Cup.

Click on the link below for a full list of:

2018 Tour Dates 

THE DUKE

343Head DukeOur generous audiences have raised £47,500 towards Save the Children's Child Refugee Appeals since The Duke premiered in 2016. We're so grateful to you all and hope to continue to increase this phenomenal amount throughout 2018.

For a list of where to see The Duke in 2018, click here.