It's the end of the world as we know it!
Wednesday 7 March 2018
Points of view - Seasons
CentrE17 has teamed up with some of the most exciting theatre and arts companies around to bring you an array of theatre, comedy and film in a politically charged season throughout March and April.
With Brexit, Trump as President, Boris as Foreign Secretary and a Saturday night without Bruce Forsyth ... it may seem like 'the world will never be the same again'.
Well, it certainly seems that way to the folks at CentrE17 who feel that "the global political and social landscape has become almost unrecognisable in the last year".
So, to commiserate (or celebrate!) this, CentrE17 has teamed up with some of the most exciting theatre and arts companies around to bring you an array of theatre, comedy and film from 15 March to 27 April.
'It's the end of the world as we know it!' is a politically charged season exploring some of the big issues of our time.
Highlights of the season include:
- THE FEMS: an explosion of vicious and hilarious sketch comedy and songs musing on the masc vs. fem culture;
- F**K18: a bareback bacchanalian beasting of a performance;
- A night of 'hys-queeria' cabaret and comedy from GUFFAW GALORE;
- a new play HOW TO BE A LONDONER from comedian Steve Hilli all about the weird and wonderful traits of being a Londoner;
- FOODBANK: verbatim theatre piece charting the devastating reality of UK's Foodbanks
- the launch of LAST FRAME FILM CLUB, who will be hosting a regular night at CentrE17, showcasing incredible feature and short films shining a light on social issues, underrepresented communities, starting with a screening of Oscar nominated documentary 5 BROKEN CAMERAS - a deeply personal and powerful first-hand account of a small West Bank village of Bil'in and the local's struggle to prevent the building of an Israeli security fence.
For full details of all the events in the season and to book tickets, check the full listing details here.
About the venue
CentrE17 was opened last July in Waltham Forest, which has just been named London's first borough of Culture for 2019.
The venue is Walthamstow's first designated performance space.
It's a multi-purpose venue (120 seats with flexible capacity) located only a 5 minute walk from the tube station, and is run and managed by the team behind the Walthamstow Community Production.
CentrE17 have an ongoing programme of theatre, dance, film and performances, as well as wellbeing classes and workshops.
As a Community Interest Company (CIC), any profit goes back into the company to further support the community, whether through the Time Bank scheme (that allows acts, artists and companies the opportunity to give back while performing at the venue) or through the Pay It Forward programme (that gives time in the venue for free to community projects).
CentrE17 provide accessible performance for all, including affordable ticket pricing and community participation projects.
Show line-up for the season:
THE FEMS, Thurs 15th March, 7.30pm
GAFFAW GALORE, Thurs 22nd March, 7.30pm
NOT ANOTHER SCANDAL, Fri 23rd March, 7.30pm
INTERCHANGEABLE BODIES, Thurs 29th March, 7.30pm
F**K 18, Thurs 6th April & Fri 17th April, 7.30pm
HOW TO BE A LONDONER, Thurs 12th April and Sun 15th April, 7.30pm NATIONALISM, Thurs 19th April, 7.30pm
SHORTS NIGHT, Fri 20th April, 7.30pm
FOODBANK, Thurs 26th April, 7pm
Last Frame Film Club presents 5 BROKEN CAMERAS, Fri 27th April, 7pm
1 Church Hill
London E17 3AB
Season: 15 March to 27 April 2018
From £6 - depending on show - click button below to check prices and book