Letters to Windsor House

Letters pic for Loose ends_ Image credit CLAIRE NOLAN (1)

Dates and Times

Fri 14 - Mon 17 Oct at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£12 / 10 (conc)

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Part of our Autumn 2016 season and of our ‘Whose London Is It Anyway? strand of work.

Catch Letters to Windsor House in a double bill with Show Me The Money on Fri 14 and Sat 15 Oct – two shows for £16.

Presented by Sh!t Theatre

Produced by Show And Tell

Sh!t Theatre are Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit. They have lived together for five-and-a-half years now. From their kitchen in Windsor House they’ve been watching a London and a friendship that’s changing. This housing crisis gets personal.

Starting with letters they found in the flat they moved in to, this yet again potentially illegal show by Sh!t Theatre takes advantage of a loophole in the Postal Services Act that says you can open other people’s mail under certain circumstances. This is that certain circumstance….

Stories, song, dodgy landlords, detective work and moving on: The Singing Detectives for Generation Rent.

Commissioned by the Harlow Playhouse and supported by the Arts Council for England. Sh!t Theatre are Associate Artists of Camden People’s Theatre.

Image credit – Claire Nolan.

Reviews

“Pertinent social theatre” ★ ★ ★ ★ The Guardian

“A funny, angry, absurdist way is find the romance in being young and skint and reckless in our clusterfuck of a capital” ★ ★ ★ ★ TimeOut

“Brave, bruising and deeply personal view on the housing crisis” ★ ★ ★ ★ The Stage

“A lightly ramshackle, very funny piece of documentary theatre, performed with winning, brimming energy…their aesthetic has considerable scrappy charms – but there’s also a righteous, pulsating anger at the housing crisis at its heart”  ★ ★ ★ ★ What’s On Stage

“A performance of utter joy” ★ ★ ★ ★ Fest Mag

Previous reviews for Sh!t Theatre’s work

“A young company who are really finding their own distinctive voice” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

“The rising stars of performance art” The Daily Telegraph

“Bloody marvelous” The Independent

“Lesbians” Mumble Theatre

Winners, Total Theatre Award 2013 ‘Best Emerging Company’

Winners, Arches Brick Award 2013

Shortlisted, Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award 2014

Winner, Three Weeks Editors Choice Award 2015.

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