Convicts and Lunatics is an amusing and thought provoking double bill featuring Red Ladder Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed one-woman musical drama, followed by feminist comedy dance at its best, by up and coming Gracefool Collective.
Wrong ‘Un, A Suffragette’s Story by Boff Whalley is set in February 1918 where Parliament is poised to grant what the suffragettes have been fighting for – votes for all women. After years of direct action, imprisonment and force-feeding, it seems their time has come. This is the story of a Lancashire mill-girl on her journey from schoolroom to prison cell and beyond.
This really is too much: Outlandish and highly entertaining, this piece of dance theatre by Gracefool Collective delves into a world of farcical stereotypes and preposterous power struggles. Watch four characters bend over backwards in an attempt to be 3-dimensional, high definition, water-drinking, salad-eating, moisturizing WO-men in modern society.
- When Siri suddenly pipes up with "I'm not sure what you said there" when nobody said owt. Disconcerting, 1 hour ago
- @YetAnotherJon yep. We knew all along that capitalism would eat itself. Ugly innit?, 12 hours ago
- @YetAnotherJon Meh! My bad!, 12 hours ago
- @YetAnotherJon dunno about that. Love does not have to be weak - wrath maybe is necessary to go with opposition of hatred...., 12 hours ago
- "Love is wise, hatred is foolish" Bertrand Russell's moral advice to the future (1959) So relevant to 2017., 12 hours ago
- RT @BarnsleyCivic: @RedLadderTheatr and @gracefoolC are bringing their double bill Convicts & Lunatics to us Friday 11 February:… https://t.co/fSb1dDja7t, 23 hours ago