Dates and Times
Tue 21 - Sat 25 April 2020 at 9pm (BSL interpreted performance on Thu 23 Apr)
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Presented by Amelia Stubberfield
Bonkers /adjective\ bon·kers \ ˈbäŋ-kərz , ˈbȯŋ-\
Informal: CRAZY, MAD: such as
- Very fond, enthusiastic,
- Very angry, annoyed,
- Sometimes offensive : having or showing severe mental illness
Synonyms include: barmy, bedlam, certifiable, crazy, cuckoo, insane, kooky, loco, loony, mad, nutty, unbalanced, unhinged, wacko.
Bonkers is a show combining big standup-style laughs with a nuanced and honest account of living life “on the edge” and trying not to fall off. Navigating mental health and queer identities, it treads the line between belly-laugh comedy and realism, exploring the power of labels on the human experience and asking the question what is “normal” anyway?
Supported by Arts Council England and Camden People’s Theatre.
Watch the trailer
CONTENT TO CONSIDER
This show contains references to mental health struggles and suicide. Recommended age rating 14+
There are no health warnings for this performance.
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About the artist
Amelia is a theatre-maker, actor, comedian and writer who trained as an actor at RWCMD. Recent projects include Bullish by Milk Presents, Call It A Day by Greg Wohead, Dear Elizabeth at The Gate and R&D of A.I.D.A.N. by Matilda Ibini. They have been listed as “one to watch” by Funny Women and are represented by The Queer House.
Image credit: (c) Rosie Powell
Image description: a person with a multicolored shirt and a microphone on a black background.