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    South Western

    • 17 Jul -
      27 Jul 2018
      17 Jul - 27 Jul 2018

    Award-winning Bristol company The Wardrobe Ensemble (Education,  Education, Education and 1972: The Future of Sex) present an odyssey of revenge from the mean streets of Bristol to the perilous cliffs of Cornwall, via Wookey Hole, the Eden Project and Easton-in-Gordano services.

    Mae is on a mission. With a shotgun in one hand, a packet of pickled onion Monster Munch in the other, and an expired 16-25 railcard in her back pocket, she picks her way through her past in search of answers. En route she meets Anne Gough, a maverick drifter, and together they wend their way through wind and rain to reach the final frontier of the South West: The Wayfarer’s Arms.

    Notorious villains, uneasy alliances, epic showdowns and an epic cinematic score, The Wardrobe Ensemble present the world premiere of this epic tale of blood, guts and cider: a spaghetti western with Cornish pasties.

    Alongside South Western The Wardrobe Ensemble present The Frontier Sessions, a nightly hoedown in the interval, featuring different local musicians including Sam Brookes, Claire Northey, The Bayou Tapestry, Antoine & Owena and Circe’s Diner.

    From the rehearsal room

    Read the blog series accompanying rehearsals for South Western including inspiration for the music in the show from the composer, Tom Crosley-Thorne and an interview with the company about the making of the show.

    DAC_Beachcroft_Secondary Short Logo_CMYK_blue no line is proud to support Tobacco Factory Theatres as it stages its May – Dec 18 season.

    • RUNNING TIMEApprox. 2hrs (inc. interval)
    • TICKETSFrom £12 (limited availability)
    • VENUE

    7.30pm / Matinee Sat 2pm (No show Sun)

    Due to unforeseen circumstances the performance advertised on Thu 26 July at 1pm has been cancelled.

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    • Array

      "A great mix of energy, chaos and passion"

      The Times on Education, Education, Education
    • Array

      "Canny, slick work from a company that knows exactly what it is doing"

      The Guardian on Education, Education, Education
    • Array

      "An echo chamber of creativity... absolutely spot on"

      A Younger Theatre on 1972: The Future of Sex

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