The Unravelling Fantasia of Miss H is a fusion of theatre, opera and in the stage performance, dance, telling the story of music mistress Mary, incarcerated in an asylum for 41 years. Samplers stitched by Mary, on display in the Wakefield Mental Health Museum, inspired writer and composer Red Gray to tell her powerful and tragic tale.
A boy with an incurable illness longs to experience peace and solitude on a final adventure. His wish is granted by an online Genie who arranges his dream trip to a place no-one has ever been to before. Yet as Aldo wanders the deserted wetlands of Lithuania, he finds he is not alone after all.
The London Shadow Show. London, 1888, somewhere south of the River Thames. Welcome to the urine smell of shadows. A sketch-based comedy series set within a Victorian penny gaff, in which three peculiar actors perform London-based sketches related to various themes of “freakishness” in nineteenth century society.
Revolution, Murder and Traffic wardens Part 2. In part two, Mike knows the life of a revolutionary is complicated, and often involves going “off grid,” but this doesn’t usually involve enrolling in Traffic School or chatting your teacher up. Now the bodies are piling up and a mystery caller has begun leaving messages, but are they friend or foe? And can the gang cut it as they become what they once hated?
Revolution is in the air and Mike is at the helm to overthrow the mighty traffic wardens. With a (slightly reluctant) team behind him, how can Mike lose? But someone else seems to have the traffic wardens in their sights and murder in mind. Can Mike, Alex, Rupert and Mr Halliday the local butcher find out who’s trying to sabotage their revolution/campaign? And what’s this Warden Welfare support group that keeps popping up everywhere?
Based on interviews with gay Iraqi refugees, ‘Elegy’ is a moving and impassioned cri de coeur exposing the horrific realities of post-liberation Iraq and the UK asylum process. A young man pieces together a personal story; his is a flight from tragedy through a no-man’s land of empty train stations, border crossings and bomb-blasted towns.