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Al Murray is the pub landlord who holds forth on all manner of topics, waxing wide about the state of the world with all the skewed logic of a bar room philosopher. Anyone who has spent even the smallest amount of time in a pub will recognise these immaculate observations of British pub culture.
Comedian, actor and permanent resident on 'QI'.
Following the sellout success of his long-awaited return to stand up, Alan Davies' previews his highly anticipated follow-up show, Little Victories. Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent crime solver Jonathan Creek, Davies virtuosic story-telling and whip-smart funny bones combine to make this a show not to be missed. Age 15+
Star of the smash hit's Jerry Springer the Opera and ENO's On the Town, Alison Jiear has performed in cabaret in New York, London and in her homeland Australia. She's recorded two solo albums entitled Simply and Forgiveness' Embrace.
Laurence Olivier Award nominated vocalist Alison Jiear returns after her sell out performance last year in The Frank and Ella Show to celebrate some of the finest female vocalists of the last century: including Judy Garland, Peggy Lee, Julie London, Doris Day, Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield & Barbra Streisand.
Three years since the report of his disappearance in action, the Kellers are still waiting, hoping against hope for news of their son's return. Three years of waiting, and their younger son struggles to break the news to his mother and father that he is in love with the girl his brother left behind. Three lives are on hold, until they can finally accept that Laurie may never return. Events come to a head one evening, when Annie returns to her home town and forces the Keller family to confront their hidden past, their own culpability and the awful part they may have played in their son's demise. Powerful, passionate and frighteningly relevant, All My Sons, brought Arthur Miller his first major success as a playwright. This moving, tragic drama is a compelling tale of the ideological conflict between father and son, a merciless exposure of wartime profiteering and the American Dream.
Kyle is comfortable with his life as a gay male escort until the day he is hired by a premiership footballer, and finds himself falling in love. But can Kyle maintain a relationship with a closeted footballer in a country where not one pro player is out? Can he go on pretending that the homophobia endemic in the game is nothing to do with him? Does he know what a relationship means, when, for him, sex has only ever been a transaction? Can he ever tell his friends - and his family - the truth? An edgy, moving and subversive one man show laced with sharp humour tackling football's last taboo.
Running time: 60mins. Show warning: Sexually explicit content. Coarse language.
A popular panto long before it got the Disney treatment.
It's time to Get This Party Started as Prince Promising is about to be crowned his country's rightful King - there's only one tiny problem, he needs to find his Beauty. After a Wicked Witch transforms the handsome Prince into a hideous Beast, he needs to Keep On Runnin' until he finds Somebody To Love. Meanwhile Beauty, who is under the thumb of her two sisters down on Dame Bessie's Suffolk farm, is keen to prove You Can't Hurry Love. After saving her father from the clutches of the mysterious creature that lives in the castle, will she ever end up Dancing In The Moonlight?
This musical was a smash Broadway hit in '78. The plot is based on the true story of a Texan TV muckraker named Marvin Zindler, who forces embarrassed politicians to close down the legendary La Grange brothel, in business since the 1800's The brothel, known to all as 'The Chicken Ranch' received its title letting poor farmers pay for their pleasure with poultry instead of cash! Saucy, raunchy and great fun, with take-home showstoppers to heartwrenching tear-jerkers.
With additional support from the National Theatre Studio, BAC, Live at LICA, Nuffield Theatre (Southampton), The Point (Eastleigh). A SPILL Commission, presented in partnership with the New Wolsey Theatre.
Think of the times when you wake up and just for a moment you don't know where you are, or even who you are. Those moments can be terrifying, but they can be thrilling too. It's almost as if you've been given the chance to be someone else for a day, but as you lay in bed your life, your worries, your joys all slowly faded back into view and you've missed your chance. But what if you could really choose? Four young theatre makers have decided that they've got just enough time left to change the course of their lives forever - so they're going to exchange the parts of their personalities they've never much liked for the alternative traits they've always wanted. Four young theatre makers have decided that they've got just enough time left to change the course of their lives forever - so they're going to exchange the parts of their personalities they've never much liked for the alternative traits they've always wanted. So come and see how they're doing, whether they've made it and how long they've got left.
Lorca offers his poetic and disturbing personal vision of Spanish life in the 1930's. In a society where all weddings are blood weddings, this classical tragedy, starkly plotted, offers all the traditional elements of ill fated lovers and family feuds.
David Ireland's radical new take on Lorca's play re-fuels this classic story with a contemporary twist. Jenny Sealey and David Ireland push this tale of searing lust, love and rebellion to its limits. When young lovers are overrun with passion, infatuation and defiance - the consequences are explosive. All performances are Audio Descriped, British Sign Language interpreted and Captioned.
Brendan Cole adds the international flavour to BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Sassy and sexy, Brendan is a charismatic performer, his choreography has a touch of genius, and his bold exchanges with the Strictly judges makes for great viewing.
Dee, a successful TV writer, arrives at the flat of a man named Stone, having accepted an invitation to discuss a script his 'wife' has written. She is rather surprised when Detective Inspector Hallet, with whom she is having an affair, also arrives, apparently to investigate a matter concerning Stone's 'son' and his involvement with a drugs ring. But where are his wife and son? After many twists and turns, Stone's intentions become clear as he slowly reveals the precise nature of the trio's relationship. It seems that, in their own way, all three are very much concerned with the business of murder, and the play culminates in another perpetration of the crime.
The magical pantomime including Prince Charming, Buttons, the Ugly Sisters and, of course, the Fairy Godmother who turns a pumpkin and mice into a carriage and horses ... but why doesn't the glass slipper disappear at midnight?!
This show is suitable for all ages. However under 14s must be accompanied by a paying adult
A chance for children to explore, discover and play in the sand from the much-loved creators of the enchanting shows Little Hippo and his Magic Pen and The Dream Tree.
Age 2+. Running time: 40mins
Comedy Club 4 Kids is a real live comedy club with professional comedians performing without the swearing or rude bits. A different show every time for children 6 and above.
The enigmatic Coppelia, believed to be the daughter of the reclusive toy-maker Coppelius, sits on her father's balcony, seemingly oblivious to the world around her. Her neighbour, the capricious Swanilda, is angered by Coppelia's aloof attitude, and becomes even more alarmed when her fiance Franz begins to take more than a passing interest in the girl. When she breaks into Coppelius's house to confront her rival, she soon realises that Coppelia is not quite what she seems.
Salem, Massachusetts 1692. When the stories of three local girls are taken as gospel, a small village populated by Puritans and petty local rivalries, is thrown into panic by talk of witchcraft. The community begins to purge itself, and as accusations fly suspicion alone is accepted as evidence. Written during the vigorous and unscrupulous investigations of Senator J R McCarthy in 1950's America. The Crucible is a timeless portrayal of communal hysteria and the evil of mindless persecution.
Biff is no ordinary dog. If you throw him a stick, he'll look at you like you're crazy. Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. Biff doesn't think he's a dog, Biff thinks he's a ballerina, which is all very well... But dogs don't do ballet - do they? Based on the book by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie and featuring original, hand-crafted puppets, this hilarious story tells the tale of a small dog with a big dream.
Suitable for ages 2-6. Running time: 45mins
It's 1963, and the world is changing. Bobby and Laura's hit single Dreamboats and Petticoats has not taken off. Norman and Sue have settled down to non-marital bliss - and a baby! But Ray and Donna seem blissfully happy... The advent of the Beatles and the Merseyside sound is inspirational. But will it inspire Bobby and Laura to have one more shot at stardom - Norman to "get off the drains" and find that singing voice he has longed for, and Ray to realise his ambition and manage a really top pop act!? All will be revealed in a follow up with the same wit, charm, and great songs as Dreamboats and Petticoats.
Based on the author's real-life experience of war torn Italy in 1918, A Farewell to Arms follows the story of Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver in the Italian army and his relationship with British nurse Catherine Barkley. In the turmoil of the closing months of The Great War Frederic and Catherine discover the redemptive power of love and experience the loss of innocence as they cement their relationship in a time of devastating conflict.
Acclaimed theatre makers imitating the dog bring their unique theatrical vision to Ernest Hemingway's seminal First World War novel A Farewell to Arms. In a year that marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, this production seizes the opportunity to tell one of the great love stories of the twentieth century. A premiere of the first UK adaptation, the production fuses video projection, beautiful stage design and original music to create an extraordinary version of Hemingway's powerful meditation on love and the brutality of modern warfare. Suitable for age 14+
The fabulous, if short lived, TV series on stage.
This event takes place at Kesgrave Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Ipswich, IP5 1JF
You're asking me to waste my time making sure some newspaper isn't going to be mean? Michael is moving into Number 10 Downing Street and there will be no charm offensives with this Prime Minister, not with a country to run. There's no time for lunches with the press while there are children living in poverty. And there's certainly no time to comment on a minister's illicit affair while the country needs more nurses. But when his family's private life looks set to be the next big story, Michael seeks help from a press secretary who advises, "Feed the beast before it turns on you." Can Michael keep politics centre stage or will he become the big story himself? Feed The Beast is a fiercely funny look at the rocky relations between our press and politicians in a world of spin-doctors and Leveson Inquiries.
An intriguing multi-sensory tale which immerses audiences in a world full of new sights, sounds, smells and sensations; The Forest is the unmissable new production from Frozen Light. The Forest is an adventure for teenagers and adults with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) and their companions. Trapped in lives filled with daydreams and loneliness, Thea and Robin both crave an escape from their everyday routines. One day they are drawn into the dark and mysterious forest and find themselves on an unexpected journey of self-discovery filled with surprising encounters and experiences that change their lives forever.
This event takes place at HEG High Street Exhibition Gallery, High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH
Four men lay their client's arch enemy to waste. Their client is abroad, the nation is convulsed with outrage and all they can do is wait for the situation to calm. Knaresborough and the world will never be the same again. Four Nights in Knaresborough wrenches the lid off history with an explosive version of what happened after Beckett's murder in Canterbury Cathedral. Contains strong language and themes of an adult nature.
Strong language and graphic content make this play suitable for ages 14 and over.
A brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner
A 10 step guide to adult life: by teenagers We want to start with a bit of a warning, a disclaimer - this isn't a play, its ten plays. Ten short plays that set out to tackle some of the greatest questions about life, plus you've got the chance to win a pack of Union J stickers, a Zac Efron Key ring, sweatbands and much more. Don't miss your chance to find out what loves got to do with it, why the fluff in your belly button always blue, and War - what is it good for?
In 1997, a British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers who had nothing to lose, took the world by storm. And now they're back, live on stage, only this time, for them, it really has to be...THE FULL MONTY. Rediscover the six men, their wives and their children and what they had to do to keep it all together.
Have you reached that certain age? Are you more likely to shake your rolling pin than your booty? Is there stuff you'd like to get off your saggy old chest? Then join us for a live grump fest. Jenny Eclair, self appointed form captain of grumpy old women hosts an orgy of middle aged mayhem, 90 minutes of theatrical HRT with not a thong in sight. Inspired by the ratings bursting BBC 2 series and best selling Grumpy Old Women handbook, the show is a celebration of the pre, peri and post menopausal female condition. Don't forget your bifocals. No heckling, but 'tutting' allowed. Be home in time for Desperate Housewives and to put a wash on. Marvellous.
Irreverent and funny, this brand new romp from writer Ben Langley will take you on an hilarious adventure through the heroic and daring world of Sherwood Forest led by the world's favourite outlaw Robin Hood and his merry men (in tights!). Original, clever and laugh out loud funny, Ha Ha Hood! is not to be missed.
"Whoever heard of a cake changing the world?" When local bakery Renee's is bought out by Starbucks, six teenagers are forced to prepare for life beyond the walls of their beloved workplace. Iced buns, Eccles cakes and ham sandwiches are replaced by university applications, rejection letters and train tickets to London. Half-Baked is a funny, moving, and bittersweet new play about unemployment, uncertain futures, and unreliable ovens.
Grimm's fairytale. The classic story of two children sent into the woods. Unable to find their way home, they find a cottage made of cake and candy. Here lives a wicked witch who locks Hansel in a cage and tries to fatten him up ready for her to eat.
This is the delicious scary story of a tango dancing witch and her irresistible recipe for an edible house. Red Earth's retelling of one of the most popular and powerful of all fairytales is funny, atmospheric and free-spirited. Come and taste the shivery delight of a classic tale well told. This show has special appeal for deaf, disabled and learning disabled audiences. It's also great for children whose first language is not English.
A comic drama about adolescent schoolboys. A group of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the young and shrewd supply teacher. A headmaster obsessed with results, and a history teacher who thinks he's a fool.
The Hogwallops are a family who constantly bicker, scheme and play practical jokes! They live in a chaotic crazy home that is more like an adventure playground where the ordinary always becomes extraordinary. Every day activities are extreme, with simple tasks such as bedtime and teeth brushing needing a bungee and high level jet-spray. Dressing is a game of flying aerial wardrobe antics, and meal times are a nerve-wracking display of juggling food and crockery. With lots of laughs and acrobatic stunts that will leave the whole family entertained. For all the family!
Running time: 55mins
TV/Stage comedian - strictly for adults only.
Perrier nominee 2002.
Jimmy's been described as 'the hardest working man in comedy'. Which, let's face facts, is not that impressive. It's like being the 'Tallest Dwarf' or the 'Healthiest Glaswegian'. Really not that big a deal. Funny Business is Jimmy's brand new stand up show. Come for the witty and incisive musings on the human condition; stay for the dirty jokes. Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes (including 1 interval)
Famed for his role in Dr Who and Torchwood John Barrowman is a skilled actor, singer and all round entertainer. Having starred in several TV programmes, on the stage in West End Musicals, released a number of hugely successful albums and written a book John Barrowman has grown a huge fan base throughout the UK.
The world's first ever comedy blues band, Jonny & the Baptists make their Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut with an hour of surreal, satirical and occasionally sexy songs, including online hits: Do it in the Library and Upper Middle Class Gangster Children.
They went all over the country pissing off UKIP. This is what they learned... A fire-raising rock'n'roll comedy epic by the stars of Radio 4's The Now Show and Infinite Monkey Cage and Amused Moose Edinburgh Award, Musical Comedy Award and Leicester Comedy Festival Award nominees.
A fast moving celebration of the triumph of young love over the misguided plotting of others. The predicament of the innocent lovers Lise and Colas, the comic antics of Alain and the hilarious meddling of Widow Simone create some of the most memorable and technically challenging set pieces in the classica repertoire.
Amongst the most popular of Verdi's operas, La traviata is the work of a master of the musical drama. Its perfumed arias and soaring choruses vividly depict the ravishingly decadent but glamorous world of Parisian high society as the background to a heart rending story of romantic happiness destroyed. Original book called La Dame aux Camelias.
One August, Alan discovers a mysterious young woman lying amongst the seals and their lives become irreversibly entwined. But who is Lorraine? Where does she come from? And why does she take so long in the bath? Lorraine & Alan is a re-telling of the selkie myth. It's a show about codependency and how those we love shape who we are. It's about moving out of your parents' house and the sleepiness of little England. It's about female identity and delicious salty peanuts. Lorraine & Alan is performed by two actors and two musicians with live sound design, song and several hundred plastic bottles.
Duration: 1hr. Suitability: PG
An American naval officer (Pinkerton) 'acquires' a 15 year old Geisha wife during a stay in Japan - but has no intention of staying with her. After a while he returns to the USA and marries his fiancee. Meanwhile, Butterfly waits for him for three years, cut off from her family, religion and culture by being an American wife. And she is now a mother. When he finally returns she is overjoyed, but he brings with him his new wife. Story originally published in a magazine.
Bruce's company of ten exceptional dancers bring Bram Stoker's haunting, erotic tale to life in a heart wrenching and magical dance theatre production. With an eclectic mix of music from Bach and Mozart to Ligetti and Fred Frith, Bruce explores choreographic styles ranging from the subtlety of classical etiquette to visceral contemporary dance. Running time: 1hr 50mins (inc. interval). Age guidance: 14+
Following his award winning shows Bravo Figaro! and Extreme Ramblings, Mark Thomas returns with his true story of how Britain biggest arms manufacturer came to spy on a comedian. Ten years ago an activist and close friend of Mark's was exposed as a spy for BAE Systems infiltrating the movement. Now Mark wants to find him and has some questions to ask. In this personal tale of hubris, planes, demos and undercover deceit, the award-winning performer tries to unearth what it means to be spied upon by a corporation under the sanction of the state. As usual expect plenty of laughs, some weird characters, probably a tear or two and the vague possibility that Mark might get beaten up as he tries to find out if he wants revenge or can forgive a friend.
This feel good family illusion show never fails to stun and amaze audiences around the world. Members of the audience will experience the magic first hand, both on and off stage, transforming them into stars of the show. From large visual illusions and thrilling escapology to mind reading and psychic predictions, expect the evening to be full of magic and comedy that will leave you on the edge of your seats!
Age Restrictions: 7+ But under 14s must be accompanied by a paying adult
Adapted from the novel by Susan Hill author of The Woman in Black, this tense and atmospheric new production is an otherworldly mystery that leaves a terrifying eeriness suspended in the air. A ghostly chill falls over the New Wolsey this autumn with a traveller's strange tale of threats from beyond the grave. The Mist in the Mirror is a gothic fireside story which the audience is invited to eavesdrop on. Visual theatre innovators imitating the dog will once again be on hand to create an unnerving ethereal atmosphere before the show even begins and an unsettling feeling that might just follow you home at the end of the night too...
Opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London on 25 November 1952. The World's Longest Running Play! A group of people gathered together in a remote part of the countryside discover there is a murderer in their midst. The question is which one of them is the guilty party.
Audiences can expect An Evening With Noel Fielding to contain a magical mix of Noel's unique brand of stand-up comedy, live animation and music, as well as some of his best-known TV characters, such as The Moon and Fantasy Man.
With a career in comedy spanning three decades, Omid Djalili's legendary performances on stage and screen have won him fans and plaudits the world over. Renowned for his razor sharp wit, boundless energy and expertly crafted cultural observations, Omid's original material continues to explore the diversity of modern Britain and he remains one of the most exciting entertainers on the circuit.
Few comings-out attract millions of YouTube views like Tom Daley's did. But for whoever's saying 'I'm gay', it's a life-changing moment. This premiere explores true-life stories with a rotating cast of star actors and comedians.
Plus a daily guest star.
We are delighted to welcome back LipService following their hugely successful productions Inspector Norse, Move Over Moriarty, Withering Looks and Desperate to be Doris. Doreen Gray has it all, a drive time radio show, a high ratings lifestyle programme, Up Sticks and Away on Even More 4, her famously youthful looks - she ranks up there in the national treasure list alongside Cliff and Lulu. But how does Doreen stay so incredibly young? When Doreen is invited to a school reunion, the headmistress dusts off Doreen's portrait to reveal a dark and dreadful secret.
Featuring community actors as Doreen's school mates and some random fairies.
Ross has a reputation for outstanding improvisation ability.
Rated as one of the world's top mediums, Sally's reputation has been built from her close relationship with many high-profile celebrities. Since becoming a professional medium, Sally has gone on to read for a whole host of celebrities from film stars to radio presenters, musicians to soap actors. These have included George Michael, Koo Stark, Uma Thurman, Mel B and perhaps most notably, the late Pricess Diana whom Sally read for over a period of several years.
A Tommy and Tuppence Thriller. Agatha Christie's gripping thriller follows the daring and dizzying adventures of Tommy & Tuppence through 1920s London. Home from the War, flat-broke and unemployed, our twenty-something heroes embark on a daring business scheme: 'The Young Adventurers Limited'... willing to go anywhere, willing to do anything. But their first assignment plunges them into more danger than they ever imagined and they quickly find themselves sucked into a perilous world of political intrigue, criminal conspiracy, murder and mayhem.
Launching as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the author's birth, The Secret Adversary takes to the stage for the very first time in this inventive new adaptation shot through with fast-paced action, comedy, live music and a dash of romance.
A writer has just one hour to create a hit show to impress his producer. Stuck for ideas, he takes audience suggestions for a title, storylines and musical styles that they'd like to see in the show. The Showstoppers then create a musical from scratch based around that structure. Utterly unpredictable, frequently side-splittingly funny, packed with drama and featuring dazzling dance routines and catchy melodies, Showstopper! leaves delighted audiences singing all the way home.
From forty-foot yellow IKEAs to five-foot red COMETs, Frank Tollit has put up giant letters on the sides of huge buildings for over twenty-five years. It's his talent, but not his ambition: that involves letters of a very different sort - literary ones. But lack of success is driving him to the edge. Not even in one of his wildest plots could Frank have dreamed that salvation would turn up in the shape of a clumsy teenager on work experience. This master simply isn't prepared for what his apprentice is about to teach him, six feet up on a ledge above Yorkshire. And neither one is prepared for the surprises in store at their next high-level meeting...
Hannah's father died of cancer when she was seventeen and in the seven years since, she hasn't talked about it much. Here she opens up, in a new show about memory, absence... and how hard it is to talk about death.
"Two years ago, I found a videotape in my loft. On it: one and a half films, one quiz show and two sitcoms. Somehow it became the story of my life." Ross Sutherland attempts a daring experiment in synchronicity. Using nothing but found-footage from one of his granddad's old videotapes, Ross attempts to draw out his entire life story.
One of ballet's most famous works with some of its best known music. It is Siegfried's birthday and his mother gives him a crossbow and an ultimatum to get married! After the party and finding himself alone he goes hunting. The evil magician Rothbart (half man half bird) keeps beautiful women as swans on the lake - but by night they resume human form. Siegfried is bewitched by Odette, a Princess and one of the Swans. She explains their plight to Siegfried and says the spell can only be broken by someone who'll love her truly for ever. He swears to do so but Odette returns to being a swan as Rothbart's powers are so strong. Siegfried returns to the palace and his mother presents him with a string of women from whom to chose his bride - Rothbart arrives with his daughter Odile disguised as Odette and Siegfried agrees to marry her - only then realising his mistake as Odile reviles him for breaking his vow to Odette. Siegfried returns to the lake and begs Odette to forgive him - then fights Rothbart whom he kills - and the swans are released from the spell.
Close relatives. Dream holiday. Total nightmare. Imagine you entered a magazine competition to describe your family. Imagine you came first and won a dream holiday for the lot of you, anywhere in the world. Then imagine you're thirteen and what you'd written was a load of lies ?cause actually you feel your family is on the verge of splitting up. Where is the one place on earth you could take them that might make a difference?
A Footballer, a Prince and a Prime Minister walk into a hotel room... When David Beckham, Prince William and David Cameron arrive in Zurich the night before England's 2018 World Cup bid they believe they can woo FIFA and bring the beautiful game home. William Gaminara's hilarious new comedy offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of diplomacy in action - and reveals the true story behind our World Cup bid.
"Let's go up the River." Thus saying Jay, George and Harris (to say nothing of the Dog) as the trio set sail up the River Thames and into an hilarious comedy classic of quintessentially English charm.
Originally intended as a guide to boating on the Thames, Jerome's ripping yarn of youthful friendship, mischief and folly celebrates the very essence of Britishness inspiring many of our comic legends from Morecambe and Wise to Monty Python. Original Theatre Company take this classic tale of British misadventure and folly by the scruff of the neck. Equipped with a working pub, live piano accompaniment, some ale, music hall singing, a dog and a feast of physical comedy, settle yourself in for a night out to remember.
The adventures of a common soldier who wins the hands of the beautiful princess with the help of his magic tinderbox and a trio of unusual hounds with extraordinary eyes. This glorious fairytale brimming with enchantment, humour and music is a splendid treat to delight the whole family.
"No one knows why that fat bird in year 8 killed herself, but she got everyone a day off school! So they're having a party for her? - it's gonna be epic!" For best friends Jade and Paris, the lead up to the big night where everyone is logging in, updating and messaging, brings discoveries that casual viral actions have serious real-life consequences.
The best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best... Suitable for ages 12+ No adults allowed
Charlie (who's a boy) feels like he has to make choices all the time, what to watch, what to wear, when to get up, what does he want to eat... and he hates it. Charlie would really rather let his Mum or Dad make all his decisions for him. Charlie (who's a girl) who loves making decisions, so much so that she really likes making them for everyone around her. So when they're both asked at school to think about what job's they might like to do in the future Charlie (who's a boy) goes into a flat spin, and Charlie (who's a girl) knows exactly what to do! Or does she?
This original production is based on the experience of children at Key Stage 2 from across the region, devised from workshops held in schools, interviews with pupils and staff, and with advice from Suffolk County Council's Partnership Advisory service.
What do we really know about the world behind the labels on our clothes? METIS have set out to investigate the UK-China background to contemporary clothing manufacture, talking to everyone from clothing makers and menders in Ipswich to factory workers in Shanghai. World Factory is a live multimedia show that shares the stories discovered along the way - and promises to make you want to talk about them too! Find our research here: www.world-factory.co.uk
New Wolsey Theatre Stage