Performance

VenueThe Bike Shed Theatre
TownExeter
CountyDevon
From29th September 2014
To29th September 2014
When19:30
PricesFrom £12.00. To £12.00.
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The Shipwrecked House

The Shipwrecked HouseT379517138
Outside, a storm is raging. Inside, a darkened room preserves the fragments of a past underneath dust sheets. Sea-shells, voices, yellowing postcards: the flotsam and jetsam of a childhood spent beach-combing on the coast of Brittany. Stories emerge: of treasure found in tidal ponds, and women metamorphosing into serpents. But beneath the floorboards, the creaking groans of whales warn of unsettled futures. In a sparkling one-woman performance that blends poetry with theatre, Anglo-Breton poet Claire Tr?vien navigates a shifting maritime landscape. Memory and myth from the Celtic fringe are transformed by her surreal, playful poetry - critically acclaimed, and longlisted for the 2013 Guardian First Book Award. In her stage debut, Trevien evokes the sounds, sights and rich scents of the sea. But beneath the surface, a violent undercurrent stirs. What will she discover in the sodden debris? Will the storm break in?
Author Claire Trevien


Archive :: production:T379517138, one person show:S148178869, venue:V1892701352

Production details

Co-commissioned by Penned in the Margins and Ledbury Poetry Festival Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

Company

Producer Tom Trevien
Director Russell Bender
Music Oliver Barrett
Sound Oliver Barrett
Design Gary Campbell
Lighting Claire Childs
Performer Claire Trevien

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