Tag Archives: Site Specific Theatre

Platform 4 - Memory Points

Platform 4: Memory Point(s)

October 13th, 2015 by

Six audience members – no more, no less – are led through a side entrance of the Queen Elizabeth Hall: a Jenga tower of concrete blocks piled between the Southbank and Waterloo Bridge. We are informed that our tour of the building will be the last to see the Purcell Room as we know it, […]

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Raucous - The Stick House

Raucous: The Stick House

October 1st, 2015 by

Knowing Bristol and its various performance spaces well, I felt excited by the prospect of visiting this hitherto unused, mysterious place – The Lo-Co Klub – underneath the Victorian passenger sheds of Temple Meads Station. As audience members we were initiated into what felt like a dark process: given Germanic names written on a piece […]

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Geraldine Pilgrim - Well - Photo by Sheila Burnett

Geraldine Pilgrim: Well

September 10th, 2015 by

Well is a major commission by Creative Barking and Dagenham, the local Creative People and Places cultural regeneration project initiated and supported by the Arts Council, alongside the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, SOG and the Broadway Theatre Barking.  It builds upon Artistic Director Geraldine Pilgrim’s reputation for transforming buildings, established through the site responsive work she […]

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Dudendance - Borderlands - Photo by Jan Holm

Dudendance: Borderlands

August 27th, 2015 by

The Scottish Borders somehow make it very easy to forget the turmoil and violence of its past. The countryside is lush, the hills softly roll between the market  towns, and little old ladies in twinsets and pearls can still find soup and pudding lunches, and teashops that ‘do a good scone.’ Ruins are lovingly tended […]

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Still House - Of Riders and Running Horses

Still House: Of Riders and Running Horses

June 5th, 2015 by

On the top floor of a city centre car park the world premiere of Still House’s Of Riders and Running Horses took flight in sun, wind, and rain. My experience of this new dance event began with excitedly queuing on the pavement outside the NCP car park holding on to the fact that something going […]

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