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    • 29 Jun
      29 Jun - 29 Jun 2019


    Electrolyte is a multi award-winning piece of gig theatre that powerfully explores mental health for a contemporary audience.

    We are a blip. A speck of dust.
    To be wiped off the face of time
    like you might a bike chain’s rust.
    But to each of us,
    we are everything.

    Written in spoken word poetry and underscored by original music ranging from “blasts of sound to lyrical sweetness”, this “unstoppable” production is performed by six multi-instrumentalists who seamlessly integrate live music with expert storytelling.

    Electrolyte is the winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award, The Stepladder Award, The LET Award, The Voice Mag Pick of The Fringe Award and the Pleasance Best Newcomer Award 2018.

    Wildcard is an Associate Company of The Watermill Theatre and was created in the summer of 2015 with a dual purpose: to revitalise theatre and become a home for emerging artists. This is the backbone of the company’s approach to programming.

    A Younger Theatre, New Diorama Theatre, HOME Manchester and Tobacco Factory Theatres join forces for the first time to bring you INCOMING Festival 2019. One week, three cities, 15 different shows. A showcase of the very best emerging theatre companies from across the country. An unmissable festival for audiences and aspiring theatre makers alike, with tickets just £5. Alongside the curated festival of inspiring performances, there is a programme of workshops and events from leading industry figures and all affordable or free.

    is proud to support Tobacco Factory Theatres as it stages its May – Dec 19 season

    • AGE RECOMMENDATION12+ (contains mature themes)
    • TICKETS£5
    • VENUE


    Stay with us for the complete double bill of shows each night during Incoming Festival and take advantage of food and drinks offers from the Tobacco Factory Cafe Bar and our own Theatre Bar.

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      "This is what it must have felt like when audiences first watched Shakespeare"

      Broadway Baby
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      "An immediate standing ovation"

      The Scotsman
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      "Crackling with irrepressible energy, sound and movement, Electrolyte is a brilliant production and exploration of mental health, grief and friendship"

      Ed Fest Mag

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