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Immersive theater - Big Teeth

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Caravansérail

5 Cheshire Street

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Red Hood Productions presents BIG TEETH, an immersive bedtime story with a bite

Two people, perhaps complete strangers, go to bed together. But what happens next?

Gripped by the Great Freeze of 1947, with wolf-whistling spivs and other predatory characters skulking round every corner, London could be a dangerous place for an unwary girl. In this immersive audio show, step back in time into the life of young waitress Ruby Hunter and listen to an apparently familiar tale unfold. But there is always more than one side to every story. What really happened? How well do we ever know the people we get into bed with?

This February, get tucked up in Caravansérail for an uneasily intimate evening of bedtime stories and crackling conversation. Come on your own or with a friend, and tune in to innovative audio show BIG TEETH (accessed via headphones), which combines elements of Red Riding Hood and 1940s radio drama. We'll be following the show with conversations between Big Teeth writer Elizabeth Dearnley, poet and actor Eleanor Rushton (23 February), and playwright Sarah Sigal (24 February), where there will be a chance to discuss the show and talk with the artists about folklore, feminism, and the stories we tell ourselves.

You will need to bring a smartphone and headphones. Instructions for how to access the audio will be emailed to you shortly before the show.

Friday 23 February: Elizabeth Dearnley and Eleanor Rushton
Saturday 24 February: Elizabeth Dearnley and Sarah Sigal

Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7.30pm
£12 (a glass of wine will be offered at the end of the evening)

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Elizabeth Dearnley:
Red Hood Productions founder Elizabeth Dearnley is an artist, folklorist and maker whose work centres around fairy tales, interactive storytelling, and engagement with public spaces. Her current show, BIG TEETH, is currently touring; she is also developing new immersive show SELKIE for 2018. Other work includes collaborative storytelling projects BIRD BOX STORIES (E17 Art Trail) and THE SECRET DIARY OF BLOOMSBURY (Bloomsbury Festival), and as producer of TALKING STATUES she has brought sculptures to life around the world. Elizabeth also teaches the history of fairy tales at University College London, and is writing a book about forests.

Red Hood Productions makes eerie immersive stories, fairy tales to disconcert and dazzle, and narrative-based installations with a fantastical, feminist slant. Working with festivals and unusual venues to create site-specific shows, we engage people with the stories which surround them and encourage them to tell their own.

Twitter/Instagram: @redhoodstories
www.redhoodproductions.co.uk

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Eleanor Rushton:
Eleanor Rushton is a poet, dramatist and actor, working extensively in radio and theatre. As a writer, she is interested in the layers of narrative that shelter and surround us. Her work with her own theatre company, ONEOHONE, has been focused on retellings of old stories through song, verse and audience immersion. Through her audio production company, AudioScribble, Eleanor has also been able to explore the potential of radio to present and amplify unheard perspectives, and its flagship podcast, Story Etc, explores how we make and share stories.

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Sarah Sigal:
Originally from Chicago, Sarah Sigal is a playwright, dramaturg, director and researcher working in physical theatre, devised work, site-specific performance, interactive theatre and new writing. She has an MA and a PhD from Goldsmiths College, and is a visiting lecturer at a number of British universities. Her book Writing in Collaborative Theatre-Making was published in 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan. Sarah is the Live Performance Programmer at JW3, programming theatre, comedy and dance. She co-founded and looks after programming and submissions for the Change of Art Festival.

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