It’s both a lecture and a life-changing series of events, the story of losing your parents while teaching an attentive audience how to cope with and ultimately conquer grief. Mortality management, as Bella Heesom calls it. My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is a gut reaction to the devastating news that she receives time and time again, but also a detached observation that can be rationally analysed and countered with an appropriate action plan. Grief comes along unexpectedly and affects us all differently.
After a sell out show for the second year running at ImproFest London, the actors of The Three Worlds Project will begin their third season of performances at The Pineapple Pub in Kentish Town.
This Is Not Culturally Significant was a highlight of this year’s Vaults Festival. Adam Scott-Rowley delivers an exposing performance that simultaneously shocks and slays his audience. What’s more, he is entirely naked for the whole thing. Now it has quickly transferred for a three-week run to The Bunker and judging by its current reception will only transfer onto bigger and better things in the near future.
140 words per day. That’s it. Short sentences, keep brief. Bernadette (Ivor) and Oliver (Slade) can’t waste anything. Yet… sometimes nothing to say. Others… Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons.
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. That’s Laura Curnick mantra anyway. Stand-up comic, her career is taking off until she melts down on stage, confronted by the fact that she can’t have kids. Caroline Byrne’s Blocked charts Curnick’s journey through three separate stand-up gigs, from mocking mothers, pregnancy and children to lamenting that she can’t experience any of them herself.