Tuesday, 13 February 2018

See 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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Monday, 6 February 2017

Superb Start to the Year and Boost for Save the Children

What a superb start to the year we’ve had at Hoipolloi. We received confirmation from Save the Children that the 2016 tour of The Duke raised a phenomenal £31,025.19 for the Save the Children UK Child Refugee Crisis Appeal. A massive heartfelt thank you to all our audiences, nearly 5,000 of you that joined us at: Edinburgh’s Pleasance Theatre, Everyman Theatre, Theatre […]

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Me and Robin Hood in Cambridge

I’m excited to announce that you can book tickets for my newest show, Me and Robin Hood via our website here. We all have one life that is real, but we also all have more than one life which is fantasy. As the gap between the rich and the poor widens surely it’s time for Robin Hood […]

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016

THE DUKE gets ready for Edinburgh

The countdown to Edinburgh begins. We open THE DUKE on August 3rd at Pleasance Upstairs. We’re delighted to announce that Oberon Books are publishing the script and so of the show will be available to purchase as a text. All royalties to go to Save The Children’s Child Refugee Crisis Appeal.

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Friday, 29 April 2016

Delighted to be working with Save The Children

We are aiming to present 50 free performances of THE DUKE over the 4 month period between August and November this year, asking audiences to donate to Save The Children’s Child Refugee Crisis Appeal rather than buying a ticket.

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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.

THE DUKE

343Head DukeOur generous audiences have raised £46,249 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.