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This Is How We Die

Closed 2 Nov 2019

Ovalhouse

A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling. Tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence. From the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey comes a spiralling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose.
This Is How We Die

Image credit: Julian Martínez Milla

Show details

Synopsis


A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling.


Tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence.


From the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey comes a spiralling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose.


With echoes of Lenny Bruce, William Burroughs, beat poetry and B-movies, This Is How We Die is a prime slice of surrealist trash, an Americana death trip and a dizzying exorcism for a world convinced it is dying ...


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: 16+


Winner of the Arches Brick Award 2014.


Winner of an Off West End Theatre Award 2015.


Shortlisted for Total Theatre Award 2014.


Shortlisted for Stückemarkt, Berliner Festspiele 2016.


Originally commissioned by Ovalhouse, and made with support from Arts Council England, the Basement, Cambridge Junction and Norwich Arts.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
52-54 Kennington
Oval
London SE11 5SW

Box office tel: 020 7582 7680

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 29 October 2019

Closes:Saturday 2 November 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Running time: 1 hr 00 mins

Tickets


Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£10

Cast


Christopher Brett Bailey


Musicians:

George Percy

Alicia Jane Turner

Christopher Brett Bailey

Apollo


Creatives


Author: Christopher Brett Bailey
Lighting: Sherry Coenen
Sound: George Percy and Christopher Brett Bailey
Dramaturg: Anne Rieger
Production: Ovalhouse and Christopher Brett Bailey; Beckie Darlington

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