About the Show/Event
Information for Outlier at Bristol Old Vic, Bristol (Performance). "The sky was painfully big, but our worlds were small, our lives little. So when we found each other in the muddle of it all, that feeling of belonging was addictive." Mal, Ama, Lewis and Oskar have grown up together; hedonistically charging through life in rural Devon. Living from party to party, they're railing against the stories that have been written for them as they stand at the precipice of adulthood. But all the space can be suffocating, and it's tough sometimes - feeling so low in a place so beautiful. The powerful poetics of Malaika Kegode and soaring music of Bristol band Jakabol combine in this autobiographical gig-theatre show directed by Jenny Davies. Genre-defying and emotional, Outlier explores the impact of isolation, addiction and friendship on young people in the often-forgotten places.
Performers Malaika Kegode, Emmy Broughton (Jakobol), Joe Williams (Jakobol), Marietta Kirkbride (Jakobol), Owen Gatley (Jakobol).
Author Malaika Kegode. Director Jenny Davies. Music Jakobol. Producer Liz Counsell. Design Rebecca Wood. Lighting Joe Price. Producer Sophie Power (assistant). Other Lou Platt (Artist Wellbeing). Other Tom Newell (Projection Consultant). Other Paul Blakemore (Photography). Other Jemma Edwards (Bristol Old Vic Production Manager). Design Christopher Harrisson (Animation and Projection). Design Alana Ashley (Associate Designer). Dramaturg Marietta Kirkbride (Dramaturgy Support). Stage Manager Cassie Harrison. Other Dom Coyote (Vocal Coach). Producer Ben Atterbury (Bristol Old Vic Ferment Producer).