golf course war machine

written by CHRIS HARRIS / performed by MELANIE STEVENS
18 & 19 Jun
7.45pm
£15/£12
Sun & Mon only.

“I’ve been a revolutionary most of my life…Wales have always had the spirit of revolution in their blood…”

NATO Summit, 2014, Newport, Wales: Pippa is dazed, hungover and staging her own personal protest on the Coldra roundabout. This is her opportunity to trample down the fence, as she fights to put Wales on the centre of the global map, proving that even the smallest of voices can be heard amongst the political noise.

Golf Course War Machine poses the question of political identity in turbulent times, and asks what it means to be able to punch your fist high in the air, and fight for what you believe in.

Prior to a run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, South Wales based No Boundaries Theatre/Theatr Dim Ffiniau make their London debut at The Hope Theatre, with this equal parts visceral, witty and moving one-woman play, performed by Melanie Stevens and written by Chris Harris, the recipient of Sherman Theatre’s Richard Carne Award for Writing.

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts approximately 1 hour without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.

LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.

Refunds are not available. In extreme circumstances tickets purchased may be exchanged for another performance if adequate written notice is provided.

 

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skin tight

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workshop: creating character through physicality

18 Oct, 1, 4, 8, 11 & 18 Nov

A 3 hour workshop led by Matthew Parker, award winning Artistic Director of The Hope Theatre

Matthew will work with attendees on fun, innovative and effective ways of building a character’s physicality and how to unlock your character’s inner rhythm.

booking:
telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)