Vault Theatre presents Dumbledore Is So Gay

Dumbledore Is So Gay is a witty, poignant and contemporary coming-of-age drama for the naughties. Written by Robert Holtom (The Cluedo Club Killings, The Quest) and directed by Tom Wright (Undetectable, My Dad’s Gap Year).

It ain’t easy being Jack. He hates French, he got sorted into Hufflepuff on the official online quiz and he’s in love with his best friend Ollie. But dodging bullies, keeping secrets and trying to get the man is too much for Jack to take. So he pulls out his trusty Time Turner and does it all over again. Maybe this time he’ll get into Gryffindor.

For those who love fantasy and those who don’t, for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, and for anyone who loves a good laugh and maybe a little cry. Join Jack as he tries to be true to himself in a world so full of prejudice and indifference.

Performances and tickets

  • 25 February – 1 March, daily at 6:15pm-7:15pm
  • 1 March matinee performance from 3pm-4pm
  • Age: 15+
  • £12 for the first two nights (25th and 26th Feb)
  • £13 afterwards, standard price
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Venue accesability

Vault Theatre is fully accessible, including toilets

For disabled parking, visitors are advised to contact boxoffice@vaultfestival.com if there are any arrangements that we can make to their visit as easy as possible. 

About Robert Holtom & Tom Wright

This is Robert and Tom’s first collaboration. Both are passionate about championing LGBTQ+ voices and stories.

Robert’s plays have been performed at the Arcola, The King’s Head, The Bread & Roses, Burton Taylor Studio and The North Wall. He is also a prize-winning short story writer and poet.

Tom’s has directed and written plays that have been performed at Soho Theatre, Underbelly Edinburgh, Park Theatre and The King’s Head. His plays have received Off West End Nominations for Best Performance Piece, Best Female Performance In A Supporting Role, Most Promising New Playwright, Best New Play and Best Director.

Content warning

Contains references to homophobia and suicide with themes of an adult nature.

Disclaimer: WISE16 publish public notices from London Borough of Southwark with the aim to encourage participation. Please visit Southwark Council’s website for further in

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