Pull the Trigger

Dates and Times

Sat 18 March at 9pm

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Ticket information

£12 / 10 (conc)

Book Tickets

Part of Sprint 2017, running from Tue 7 – Sun 26 March. Why not take advantage of our double bill ticket offer – two shows on the same night for just £16. Simply add the shows into your basket, and we’ll do the rest! Browse our full Sprint programme here.

Presented by Vijay Patel


Pull The Trigger is a live art/cabaret display of Indian corner shop culture and servitude; following immigration and refuge. Mundane actions of stocktaking are fused with uncomfortable, repetitive cabaret numbers. An autobiographical solo performance unearthing frustrating structures of work life within the anarchy of capitalism. This is a show which deconstructs the aesthetics of our ‘British’ corner shops which keeps the rawness of building a new life. What do we want/have to do for work?

Pull The Trigger has been developed and showcased at Artsadmin, Battersea Arts Centre, Duckie, and the University of Chichester.

Image credit – Vijay Patel, Pull the Trigger, SPILL Festival of Performance 2016, produced by Pacitti Company. Photo by Guido Mencari


“Vijay Patel is a dynamic young artist exploring the contemporary condition with humour, pathos and heart. Mark him as one to watch” Simon Casson, Duckie

“Completely appropriate to have Pete Burns tribute as part of @SPILL_Festival included in excellent @vpateltheatre ‘Pull the Trigger'” – Hedley Swain, Area Director South East for Arts Council England

About the artist

Vijay Patel is a live/performance artist who crosses forms into cabaret and installations. His work has dealt with the complexities of being of mixed Indian/British heritage and what that means within the contemporary condition. Past shows include The Weighting Game and All the things we cannot say…

www.vijaypateltheatre.co.uk | @vpateltheatre | #Sprint17

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