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Theatre

How Bright She Must Have Been

Presented by DCO12 Theatre

Date
Friday 5 July
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£10.00
£7.50 (concessions)
£7.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Charlotte and Tom are two siblings struggling to cope with the death of their mother. Their Father, Harry is also battling with alcoholism as he tries to pick up the pieces of his fragmented family. Their lives become distorted as they exist in alternate realities, trying to escape the way they are feeling, which leads them further and further down a path to destruction. They are aided by the people they meet on the way who are all battling with secrets of their own.

This coming of age tale is a contemporary take on a greek tragedy and battles the themes of love, loss, sex, grief, friendship and what it takes to be a teenager in the modern day.

DCO12 believe in creating epic theatre that breaks the boundaries between reality and illusion to provide audiences with something to truly think about. If theatre cannot help bring change to the world and truly effect the people it reaches, then there is no point in creating it at all. DCO12 want to be a part of something that is much larger and try to tackle some of the hardest hitting themes and issues within society.


Dance

YAATRA

Presented by Jaivant Patel Dance

Date
Tuesday 16 July
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£12.00
£10.00 (concessions)
£7.50 (southwark residents)
££10.00 (Early Bird Discount (Avail until 22nd June))
Online booking

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


YAATRA

British Indian artist, Jaivant Patel presents a captivating evening of solo Kathak and Contemporary dance.

Rooted in his own experience of being a homosexual man of different cultural heritages, Jaivant offers a fresh perspective on South Asian LGBTQ+ narratives, faith and spirituality. The evening celebrates two cultures and the intersectionality of living in one, while paying tribute to traditions, heritage and often untold stories of another.

There will be Q&A at the end of the performance.

YAATRA is supported by Arts Council England with seed commissions from MAC Birmingham, Arena Theatre, Dance4, Gem Arts, Creative Black Country, Black Country Touring & SHOUT Festival.

Jaivant Patel is an award-winning independent dance artist, cultural producer and choreographer based in Wolverhampton. He is artistic director of Jaivant Patel Dance.
Jaivant Patel Dance makes work that ‘challenges the complexities of inherited notions, perceptions and stereotypes surrounding British-Asian identity.’
South Asian dance forms, aesthetics and principles inform and influence the creation of contemporary work targeted at diverse audiences.


Reviews

‘Sexuality and spirituality fused in hypnotic movement in Jaivant Patel’s solo show’

Metro

Choreographer and Performer
Jaivant Patel
Choreographic Collaborator
Nahid Siddiqui
Composer
Hassan Mohyeddin
Poetry/Spoken Word Artist
Ali Harwood

Supported by

  • YAATRA is supported by Arts Council England with seed commissions from MAC Birmingham, Arena Theatre, Dance4, Gem Arts, Creative Black Country, Black Country Touring & SHOUT Festival
Comedy

Miller & Salmon: Genesis

 

Date
Friday 19 July
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£6.00
£5.00 (concessions)
£5.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking

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The Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene of sketch comedy will soon arrive on the moors of ye olde Edinburgh. Hold tight as you go on the bumpiest, most dazzling experience of your life with this iconic, potty-mouthed pair. Fresh out of Soho Theatre's Young Company and Sketch Off! semi-finals, expect big fat massive laughs, synchronised swimming, Russian meat vendors, Dirty Diana Spencer, the late great Marilyn Monroe, A LOT of lip-syncing, choreography and sexy Bette Midler. Don't miss out on what will surely be the birth of two outstanding, beautiful, sexually available comedy legends / big fat huns. Following London previews, “Miller & Salmon: Genesis” will play Just the Tonic at the Charteris Centre August 1st - 25th (not 3rd or 12th), 4.40pm, as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Since training at National Youth Theatre and Soho Theatre’s Young Company, Lucy Miller and Benjamin Salmon have been writing and performing together, on the quest to become the comedy equivalent of the Spice Girls. They have performed at venues including Soho Theatre, Rosemary Branch Theatre, Hackney Showroom, and were semi-finalists of this year’s Leicester Square Theatre’s Sketch Off Competition. Prepare to be amazed.


Written and performed by
Lucy Miller & Benjamin Salmon
Directed by
Phao Wheatley
Comedy

Trans*Atlantic

Presented by Dian Cathal

Date
Friday 26 July
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£10.00
£8.00 (concessions)
£7.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking

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Join Dian Cathal, an immigrant of country and gender, in an attempt to prove their hypothesis: that Trans jokes can be funny. If you laugh, it’s comedy. If they cry, it’s theatre. It may sound binary but heck, it’s always good to know where you stand, right? Trans*Atlantic is a humorous exploration into life beyond the binary. Hailed as Nanette 2.0, the show is Dian Cathal’s first solo performance. You’ll laugh, laugh some more and adjust your perspective.

‘ It's rare that a stand up show makes us laugh, cry, and question our ideas of gender but Trans-Atlantic did that and so much more. It's been a month and I still cant stop thinking about it. Shout out to Dian for raising the bar.’ Spoiler Magazine UK


Movement direction
Christina Gulick