Calm Down Dear: Kill the Princess

Dates and Times

Tue 11 June 2019 at 9pm

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Ticket information

£12/10 (conc.)

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Part of Calm Down Dear, a three-week festival of innovative feminist performance. The festival runs from Tuesday 28 May – Sunday 16 June.

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Presented by Bait Theatre

A tumble of blonde hair in twists of glistening guts.

A billowing, foul-mouthed ball gown.

A late night rave in the belly of a wolf.

A bullet.

A noose.

A pair of blood-stained pyjamas.

In this playground of up-ended fantasies in which we are all complicit, a pair of idiots try to make sense of their stories. As identities blur and narratives collapse, there’s only one choice left: do we kill the princess or let her live?

Kill the Princess is a savagely playful subversion of beliefs and expectations, which peels off centuries of civilising layers to reveal the wild tales that make us.

Bait use clown, spoken word and live art to create a genre-defying work which teases and provokes.

Supported by Arts Council England, Cambridge Junction and Pathway Theatre Network.

This production contains strong language and partial nudity. 16+


“Ludicrously enjoyable, with brilliant pace and timing” – ★★★★ Broadway Baby

“Bait are one to watch” – Brighton and Hove News

About the company

Hilarious and seriously challenging’ Bait are Lecoq and LISPA trained clowns, poets and storytellers, Lizzy Shakespeare and Michelle Madsen. Bait make experimental theatre, asking what it means to be alive here and now. We tear apart and reimagine stories to grapple with how they shape our lives. | Twitter: @baittheatre | Instagram: bait theatre

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