Jemima Foxtrot loops lines of verse, sounds and noises around and around, until they build up to an indistinguishable din. It’s the clamour in our subconscious mind, the multiple threads of stories that never get the chance to finish before new ideas, thoughts or streams of narrative invade and take over. Jokes are never finished; childhood memories are overwritten and even recognisable snippets of pop culture are left on cliff-hangers. Jemima Foxtrot’s spoken work poetry keeps us Above The Mealy-Mouthed Sea, but doesn’t often coalesce into anything more than atmospheric white noise.
Tag: Above The Mealy-Mouthed Sea
To find out more about Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and the spotlights, please see the introductory article.
Next up in our Spotlight feature is Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writers Jemima Foxtrot and Lucy Allan: