2017

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Festival Launch Night

Join us for an evening of new short performances in development from Gloucestershire artists and a traditional Strike A Light feast. 29 March 7:30pm

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REASSEMBLED, SLIGHTLY ASKEW by Shannon Yee (Sickels)

An autobiographical, audio-based artwork about Shannon’s experience of falling critically ill with a rare brain infection and her journey of rehabilitation with an acquired brain injury. 30 March - 1 April: 12pm, 6:30pm, 9pm

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NEVERLAND by Tom Penn

Inspired by J.M. Barrie’s Neverland in Peter Pan, this immersive new show for children aged 1-3 uses beautiful 360 video projections, original music and performance to tell the story of a child’s imagination. 30 March - 1 April: 10am, 11:15am, 12:45pm

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BUCKET LIST by Theatre Ad Infinitum

Bucket List is the powerful story of one Mexican woman’s fight for justice. 31 March (post-show discussion) & 1 April (BSL Interpreted performance) 7:30pm

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GLORIATOR BY SPITZ & CO.

A hilarious show revealing just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their own version of Hollywood blockbuster Gladiator. Sat 1 April 7:30pm

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TEN by ACE dance and music

Full of both intense physical power and very human fragility, TEN explores the concepts of moving away, looking at how and why people choose unimagined destinies over the lives they’d always thought they’d live. 3 - 4 April 7:30pm

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Work in Progress

A collection of work in progress performances from Gloucestershire and the South West

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An Elephant in the Garden By Michael Morpurgo

Lizzie, her mother - and an elephant from the zoo, flee the Dresden fire-bombing in the Second World War. From the creators of the 5 star hit Private Peaceful. Wed 5 April 1:30pm & 7pm

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My Country; a work in progress

A work in progress, in the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy. In the days after the EU referendum, the National Theatre began a nationwide listening project... 8 & 9 May