The People Have Spoken, comedy theatre

Announcing a great night of entertainment at Joe

JOE, And Remember We Care and Backwell Festival present
in association with International Performing Rights

The People Have Spoken
a double-bill of nightmarishly funny theatre

Two short pieces that irreverently tackle two hugely divisive recent referendums.

Brexit – The Game Show!
written and performed by Christopher Brand
with Danny Harrison and Jack Tarlton

We have finally thrown off the shackles of Europe. To celebrate this country’s liberation from the tyranny of tariff-free human rights, we invite you to play! Huge prizes to be won! Market access to Bhutan, Paraguay and Micronesia! The right to die at work like an Englishman! Whether you are one or not!

Following its success at Latitude Festival in 2017, the Game Show returns in a brand new show. Come and be the first to play!

“A wonderful oddity.” British Comedy Guide

and

a staged reading of selected scenes from
AGAINST
by Esteve Soler
translated by Hillary Gardner
directed by Jack Tarlton

A gigantic apple appears in a suburban dining room. A woman literally falls apart. A husband and wife are too tied up to welcome their monstrous offspring.

Catalan playwright Esteve Soler’s Indignation Trilogy (Against Progress, Against Love and Against Democracy) has been celebrated around the world for its audacious mix of comedy, horror and satire. With a bizarre totalitarian state constantly creeping in from off-stage the piece felt eerily resonant when the trilogy was completed in 2010. Now, with the suppression and turmoil surrounding the Catalan independence movement coupled with extreme events across the globe, our world seems to have spun even closer to its biting and surreal imaginings. Director Jack Tarlton has remixed the trilogy into a savage grin of theatre, transferring to London directly from Backwell Festival. Come and join the future.

“Powerful work, crazy and political … as entertaining as it is forceful.” Le Figaro

Not to be missed
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