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Cosmic Trigger archiveConceived backstage during Ken Campbell's legendary Liverpool production of Illuminatus, Ken's daughter Daisy Campbell, and a team of dedicated Discordians re-invoke those mythic performances, this time based on Robert Anton Wilson's Cosmic Trigger; which recounts a period of Bob's life when he journeyed through "Chapel Perilous" befriending the likes of Timothy Leary, Alan Watts and William Burroughs. This epic-scale production uses music, projections, and a voice-over by Alan Moore to evoke the real?-life hallucinogenic trip through conspiracy, paranoia and enlightenment that transformed Bob from a simple Playboy editor into the influential counter-cultural figure he is today.


Author: Daisy Eris Campbell

Archive listings for Cosmic Trigger

Work type: Play.


Producer Love & Will Productions. Producer The Cockpit. Director Daisy Eris Campbell. Design Amoeba (Animation/Viral Videos). Lighting Chris Lince. Other John Horabin (animation). Sound Robert Burnham. Design Myra Stuart. Performer Oliver Senton (Robert Anton Wilson/Joseph Malik/Barney Muldoon). Performer Kate Alderton (Arlen Wilson/Miss Portinari). Performer Josh Darcy (Ken Campbell/Gary Kirstein). Performer Jethro Skinner (Timothy Leary/Hagbard Celine/Neil Cunningham/Alan Watts). Performer Tom Baker (Robert Shea/Aleister Crowley/Saul Goodman). Performer Lee Ravitz (Kerry Thornley/George Dorn/Simon Moon). Performer Leigh Kelly (Graham Wilson/Goat Man/Greg Hill/Slim Brooks). Performer Carrie Marx (Karuna Wilson/Jano Watts/Prunella Gee/Mavis). Performer Alan Moore (FUCKUP/Satan/Narration of Ishtar). Performer Claudia Boulton (The Goddess Eris/Jacques Vallee/Pederastia). Performer Dixie McDevitt (Luna Wilson).
4 May 17 to 27 May 17Cockpit Theatre, Inner London :: V182
listing details L233010646


Adapted by Daisy Eris Campbell. Director Daisy Eris Campbell.
26 Nov 14 to 29 Nov 14Lost Theatre, Outer London :: V211
listing details L1826328933
21 Nov 14 to 22 Nov 14General, Liverpool :: V1184
listing details L357175585

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