Event

Troupe presents the Dead Moon

30 May 2015 – 31 May 2015

Event times

8pm

Cost of entry

£10 on the door

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-dead-moon-a-new-folk-musical-tickets-16857431030

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London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • 42, 78
  • London Bridge
  • London Bridge

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From the ancient Lincolnshire fen lands comes the giddy scream of the wizened boggles; tearing through the night across the skyline of the capital and, finally, descending upon the ears of a modern audience.

About

Originating from the Ancholme valley in North Lincolnshire, before the carr lands were drained and great swathes of the area were underwater for most of the year. Isolated from the rest of the community and rife with both malaria and opium poppies, these three unique stories are feverish, wild and surreal - presenting the beautiful hallucinations of a community’s collective imagination.

Troupe are a company of storytellers, dedicated to creating distinctive Theatre that ruffles the feathers of dramatic convention. ‘We believe that people have a limitless capacity to delight in imaginative storytelling and we weave our stories from whatever we have to hand’ says artistic director, Andrew Brock‘.

With puppetry, dancing and original live music, this spell-binding folk musical will breathe new life into some little known tales and transport audiences to the long lost landscape of the Lincolnshire carrs.  

Previous acclaim
*****, The Tab, Cambridge – ‘intricately, artistically constructed... a very ingenious piece of theatre... a delight’
*****, Varsity – ‘Imaginatively staged and brilliantly conceived...it artfully married nostalgia and innovation.’ 

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