There's an absolute host of talent, new-writing and otherwise, at the Vaults this year; we thought we'd share our tips with you.
We've seen this in preview and it's absolutely stunning. Chris and Tim explain and explore their open marriage in beautiful, tender detail. Go.
WildCard are one of our favourite companies, and they've got a cracking cast for 17, which explores being a teenager in 2019.
We saw and loved this in 2016; a stunning immersive show putting you in the heart of the 2014 Kiev Uprising. Well worth throwing yourself in.
This cabaret musical about depression, from Olivier-winner Jon Brittain and Frisky & Mannish's Matthew Floyd Jones is meant to be just great.
Matt Parvin's a Pint-Sized alum, and this Famous Five pastiche looks as inventive and precise as the everything he does.
Knockout drag kings Pecs with their latest - go for it.
MANCOIN: 06-10 Feb
We're big fans of Felix Legge's work, and this expose of white male wokeness feels like it could be just the right kind of uncomfortable.
KINGS OF IDLE LAND: 06-10 Feb
We longlisted an extract from Conor Hunt's play this year, and we can't wait to see the whole thing.
Sh!t Theatre are some of the best theatre-makers in the country. Go go go.
COLLAPSIBLE: 13-17 Feb
Margaret Perry's one of our favourite writers, and Collapsible explores heartbreak and identity in a world that doesn't have time for you to fall apart.
We've heard wonderful things about The Pappyshow's two shows exploring the male and female experiences. Well worth a look.
If the preview we saw last year was anything to go by, this piece about the Kray twins and the way we mythologise them is going to be a stunner.
Jessica Sian's brilliant - Klippies and Kiki's Delivery Service have both stayed with us years after we saw them. This new play about pulling pints, refilling coffee cups and sweeping floors is for generation side-hustle, and we can't wait.
We really like Nathan Lucky Wood and Emily Collins - they're launching Alcatraz into the world in February and it'll be well worth a look.
This dark comedy by Fringe First winner Emily Jenkins looks at heartache and friendship in the midst of the Mad Cow Disease outbreak of the 90s.
Jade Anouka's a stunning performer, and her work-in-progress piece about being 'the other' looks like it could be the start of something special.
Sarah Milton and her writing have a really special place in our heart; Lucy Light is tender, beautiful and bloody lovely.
We've all heard brilliant things from this by the writer of last year's Brilliant Jerks - what does it take to become somebody from nobody?
Lydia Larson and Blythe Stewart last worked together on Isley Lynn's Skin A Cat, one of our very favourite shows. They're back together for this one-woman hit from this year's Fringe - we'll see you there.