JUNE Listings 2016

NATASHA LANGRIDGE: IN MEMORY OF LEAVES
Where: Various locations (see below)
When: Saturday 18 June - Exhibition will remain in situ until 21 August | 7pm | 40-minute performance
Tickets: All performances free | no booking required EXCEPT at Sutton Dwellings, tickets by ballot, email tickets@intransitfestival.co.uk

Following on from Memoirs of a Tree, performed at last year’s InTRANSIT Festival, Langridge returns with another immersive monologue inspired by life and death found in local nature. She highlights the need for urban green space and paints an intimate picture of local life.

Natasha writes: “Beneath a cherry tree, at the farthest end of Portobello, inside the old Althone Gardens snatches of lives are lived while the birds sing on. City lovers steal a kiss under the branches, Moroccan elders meet their sons for lunch, a granny hands out the best supermarket deals of the day. Until Wednesday at half past three. When the diggers thunder in. A crane moves stealthily towards the cherry tree. A black bird sings wildly."

Natasha Langridge’s poetic monologue takes us on an intimate journey of love among the bulldozers, regeneration, lost voices and a passionate encounter with the campaigning group Occupy Democracy.

Location information
Saturday 18 June 7pm, Dovehouse Green SW3
Sunday 19 June 7pm, Sutton Dwellings SW3
Monday 20 June 6pm, Kensington Town Hall Square W8
Wednesday 22 to Sunday 26 June 7pm, Athlone Gardens, (the corner of Portobello and Telford Roads) W10

Author and Performance: Natasha Langridge | Movement by Jayne McVeigh | Dramaturgy Lisa Goldman

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LAST ORDERS
Written and Directed by Lucy Laing
Produced by Albert-Productions
Lion ad Unicorn Theatre, London.

Tuesday 28th June – Sunday 3rd July : 8pm
Saturday 2nd July: 4pm
Sunday 3rd July: 4pm

In 1986 three teenagers unexpectedly faced the trauma of losing one of their closest friends. Now, on the 10th anniversary of his death, Dan, Sally and David return to the pub they grew up in to commemorate the life of the one they lost.

Trying to overcome the distance that life has put between them they attempt to bridge the relationships each thought they’d left behind, only to discover that their memories are just one version of the truth.

Last Orders is a post coming of age tale, exploring the loyalty of childhood friendships and how one of life’s greatest challenges is choosing between who you are and who you wanted to be.

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HURRICANE KATE
Leicester Square Theatre (6 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BX)
Sunday 5th June at 7pm
50 mins
£6 (Booking fees apply)

Katie Pritchard specialises in all things comedy carnage. Star (*in this
instance, please take ‘star’ to mean ‘sole performer’) of comedy sketch
podcast – “Literally Comedy” – Pritchard brings this whirlwind show to
Leicester Square Theatre for ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!l!

Come along and enjoy some sublime craziness, all in the name of fun.
Performing in her unique Alternative Musical Stand-Up style expect
Characters, shiny costumes, sweets, parodies and original songs on her
Ukulele called George. She is also very proficient at impersonations of
inanimate objects, and is a professional Kazoo player. It’s going to be
one big magical mystery tour around the inner workings of her brain. Who
knows what could happen?

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WINTER OF OUR DISCOTHEQUE
RADA Club Theatre, 16 Chenies Street, London. WC1E 7EX.
9-14 th June, 2016. Doors at 7pm for 7.30pm start.

RADA Studios present Winter of Our Discotheque, an ultra-black five star comedy from award-winning writer Tess Humphrey and director Andy Bewley.

Expelled from Eton for arson and criminal damage, Laurie Waugh arrives at The Hastings – the only public school that would take an ex-young offender. Dripping with debauchery, The Hastings makes the Bullingdon Club look like the Boy Scouts. Thank God Head Girl Mama and Head Stoner Alex are there to initiate Laurie into the bear-baitings, human-baitings and drug currency that form the customs of his new school.

An absurdist exploration of adolescent mental illness meets shocking slap-in- the-face black comedy — but when the kids move into the territory of suicide, self-harm and drug addiction, when will you stop laughing?”

Winter of Our Discotheque was written by a survivor of the neglectful education system and child mental health services that lead her to attempt suicide at the age of 13. Two years later, now declared too mentally unwell for school, Tess Humphrey began to write this “remarkable, mind-boggling play” (Broadway Baby) which has at its heart a raw portrait of a child suffering the after-effects of that most morbid of modern obsessions, paedophilia.

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