Avalanche - online from Bloom Theatre


London theatre news: Tuesday 19 January 2021


Drama - Online

Bloom Theatre's new digital production Avalanche, written by Simon Fraser and Jack Albert Cook, will be available to watch online until 7 February.
Avalanche - Online from Bloom Theatre

Image courtesy Bloom Theatre


Bloom Theatre's new digital production - Avalanche - is currently available for online viewing until 7 February 2021.


Bloom Theatre co-founders, Simon Fraser and Jack Albert Cook, who wrote the play, explain how the project came about ...


"During the first lockdown, we produced a digital series that highlighted some of the best new writing and performers that we could have only imagined being staged in another life.


From that, we wanted to take this time and opportunity to tell a story that felt a lot closer to home.


A project that was something we could develop and nourish further.


Simon had an idea for a new play and after a few months of editing and re-writing as a company, Avalanche began its journey to a fuller, more rounded piece.


We couldn't be prouder of the outcome and cannot wait to share this story with the world.


This is a story that we know people need to be invited to witness.


Coming from such a personal perspective, we hope that by watching Avalanche, audiences can experience, first hand, stories from the weird and wonderful people of the world, that we ultimately want to continue to represent."


Here's the show trailer ..



Avalanche is directed by Alistair Wilkinson, Artists Director of WoLab, whose previous work includes Man-Cub (WoLab/RADA/Etcetera Theatre/King's Head), Housewerk (ArcolaTheatre) and 39 Degrees (VAULTS Festival).


Sonny Poon Tip, who plays 'Alex' in the production, said ...


"Working on Avalanche was a real honour.


To be trusted with such a beautiful and honest script felt very special to me and I'm grateful to Simon, Jack and Alistair for bringing me on board.


I'm really excited for people to see what we created, as a team, and hope that in telling this story we can shed light on an important topic and reach out a hand to anyone who might need it."


Show listing information


Synopsis


Alex has spent his life on the mountain.


Every day spent the same; body conditioning, endurance, lung expansion, balance,slalom ... skiing.


Always trying to cross the next finish line.


He was always in control.


Until he wasn't.


Cast


Sonny Poon Tip

Creatives


Author: Simon Fraser with Jack Albert Cook
Director: Alistair Wilkinson
Production: Bloom Theatre

Venue


Online

Dates


From: Thursday 7 January 2021

Closed: Sunday 7 February 2021

Tickets


Standard: £8 (inc booking fee)


Links


Show website
ActDrop full listing for Avalanche

About London theatre news from ActDrop


We cover all kinds of news stories about theatre in the London area including items about West End, Fringe, Off West End and other venues, as well as new shows coming to the capital, theatre events like scratch nights, theatre festivals and other interesting theatre news that can't be so easily classified!


We'd love to hear from you if you have a news story we can share with theatre-goers.


Just use this form to contact us.


If you are a producer, PR agent or a representative of a theatre company, we have a special page just for you.


And thanks for visiting ActDrop!


Advertisement

Buy tickets for Anything Goes at the Barbican