Tag Archives: London International Mime Festival

LIMF 2023: As One Door Closes…

January 28th, 2023 by

We’re entering the final week of the last ever London International Mime Festival, which is bowing out with a bang. Dorothy Max Prior reflects on work seen to-date January in London: cold, damp, miserable – same as it ever was. But January 2023 is extra miserable because added to the predictably dismal weather and usual […]

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The Word Made Flesh: LIMF 2023

January 5th, 2023 by

‘Death is always present – it reminds us that we are alive.’ This is the mantra of Belgian theatre company Still Life, who present their Avignon Festival hit show Flesh at the London International Mime Festival 2023 Blackout. Ambient electronic music plays. As the lights slowly go up on the stage, we see what might […]

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Vision On – LIMF 2022 Round-Up

February 23rd, 2022 by

 A clown locked down in a beautiful Mexican house, Pinocchio swallowed by a whale, battling Action Man dolls, and a live magic lantern show about space and time… Dorothy Max Prior encounters a visual feast at LIMF 2022  The London International Mime Festival, which runs annually through January into early February, is a highlight of […]

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Almost There

January 18th, 2021 by

Celebrating the launch of his newly commissioned short film for London International Mime Festival 2021, Dorothy Max Prior meets performer, choreographer and theatre director Andrew Dawson, an artist whose eclectic career has taken him across the world – and even to the moon and back ‘Our human essence lies not in arrival but in being […]

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Long Live LIMF!

January 14th, 2021 by

It’s January, and we know what that means – the London International Mime Festival is back with another wonderful array of ‘image-rich performance for an adventurous and curious audience’. Dorothy Max Prior reflects on the 2021 programme London International Mime Festival is the longest established international theatre festival in the country. Founder and co-director Joseph […]

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