This Is Private Property

Dates and Times

Wed 13 - Sat 16 Jan, Wed 20 - Fri 22 Jan, Wed 27 - Sat 30 Jan at 7.15pm (70mins)

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Ticket information

£12 / 10 (Wed 13 Jan: £8)

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Part of Whose London Is It Anyway?, a festival of theatre, performance and discussion exploring the changing face of our capital city.

Presented by Camden People’s Theatre

Beds in sheds. ‘Poor doors’. Revenge evictions.
Soaring prices and social cleansing. Non-doms, mega-mansions – and benefit caps.
London 2016. Why oh why / Would you wanna be anywhere else?

TIPP portraitCPT invites bidders to a first viewing of This Is Private Property. Newly on the market, this absurdist panorama of London’s housing crisis occupies a sought-after spot in the Whose London Is It Anyway? festival. This highly desirable show combines drama finished to a high standard, generous documentary and stunning verbatim testimony with exposed brickwork. Open-plan comedy, within easy walking distance of tragedy. Off-street parking included. Superb transport links. No social housing.

Directed by CPT’s Artistic Director Brian Logan and created with a company including Joe Boylan (Barrel Organ), Racheal Ofori (Portrait), Tope Mikun (Licensed to Ill) and Gemma Rowan (Mingbeast), This is Private Property combines absurdism and documentary, verbatim text and live music, splicing one woman’s journey through the depths of London’s housing crisis with the true(ish) story of the artists’ quest to interview the developer of London’s newest, biggest residential home.

“This is a remarkable show that will not only make its audience laugh with its versatile inventiveness but will in very quick measure explain the housing crisis and suggest ways we can end it…Very impressive” British Theatre Guide
“Caustic criticism skilfully disguised under a veil of light entertainment… Fresh, spontaneous, enlightening” ✮✮✮✮ Everything Theatre
“Its low budget look and rough around the edges styling disguises the very careful thinking behind the show… Fast-paced, funny and informative” Londonist

Musical direction by Daniel Marcus Clarke.
Designed by Emma Bailey.
Lighting designed by Alex Fernandes.
Production Managed by Malachy Orozco.

“Please don’t make me sound like a prat for not knowing how many houses I’ve got” – David Cameron, 2009

Catch This Is Private Property in a double bill with another show on the same evening throughout the whole festival. Two tickets for just £16!

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