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​​Help to Fund Softsod

If you would like to help fund our productions, you can pledge from as little as £0.01 by simply clicking on the below "donate" button (also at the top of each web page).

By making dramas aimed at raising the profile of #MentalHealthMatters we hope, in some small way, to take the lid off the issues that remain 'unspoken', to stimulate debate, highlight the need to talk and combat oppressive stereotypes.​ We are always seeking additional funding for this important and artistically creative approach, to help us to develop and tour new productions. With your help our current production Mother and Works in Progress (WIP), like the up-coming Adventure Before Dementia, can be successfully brought to the stage. Thank you!

​Softsod Productions supports the White Ribbon movement, campaigning to end male violence against women and CALM, the campaign against living miserably. Find out more here, and here


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​​"All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed" (Sean O'Casey).​​


Written & Directed by David Martin

​Featuring Emma Smart as Molly

​“..gripping ..funny ..dark. Emma Smart is simply marvellous.”
★★★★★ Backstage Bristol

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“..a deeply personal experience that will shock and unsettle ..”
★★★★ StageTalk Magazine

About Us

​​Based in Bristol, Softsod Productions specialises in unique, thought-provoking drama for theatre. We pride ourselves on original scripts and great story-telling, told in intimate settings with emotive production and soundscapes. We want it to be personal and to bring audiences with us as we explore the very core of what it is to be human and our instinct for survival.

We focus on a meaningful plot, creative directing and high quality performances. Check out our productions Fragile Man (2017), UnSpoken (2018), The Ebbing Hour (2019) and now the long-awaited Mother. All have been true to our aims, each with their own special impact, playing so far to packed houses at the Bath Fringe, The Alma Theatre Bristol, The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and at the world renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Outstanding touring theatre company specialising in unique, current, thought-provoking and moving drama for theatre. Original scripts and strong, relevant themes aimed at raising awareness on psychological and social issues, including mental health, emotional conflict, the human condition and our instincts for survival. Delivering creative, insightful storylines, outstanding acting and performance and high quality productions.