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NEWS: Countdown to fifth Vault Festival underway

By GLEN PEARCE Organisers are busy preparing for London's fifth VAULT Festival, which opens in just over two week's time. For 2017 the festival welcomes over 200 new shows across theatre, comedy, music, dance and film, and, for the first time, events take place not only in the original location under Waterloo Station but at satellite venues Network Theatre and Morley ...

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Eggs – VAULT Festival, London

Florence Keith-Roach and Amarni Zardoe

Writer: Florence Keith-Roach Director: Lucy Wray Reviewer: James Bartholomeusz Every so often, you come across a piece of art that seems so uncannily prescient that it could have been plucked out of your own life. If you have graduated and moved to London in your 20s, Florence Keith-Roach'sEggs will do exactly this - and you it will make you cringe. ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: Michael Ross – Protect and Survive

Protect And Survive at Vault Festival

  How would you describe your show in one sentence? Three young people in 1980s England break into a secret government bunker but it's their own buried secrets and repressed desires which come to the surface with explosive results. Is this your first visit to the VAULT Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: The PlayGround Collective

All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever

  How would you describe your show (All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever) in one sentence? I would probably mention that it is about a pop culture junky called Simon Simon whose father has recently died, and he’s drifting through life, until he receives a mysterious box that promises to change his life forever – but what I would ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: Ruaraidh Murray on Boxman

  How would you describe your show in one sentence? Boxman is the acclaimed comedy about a reclusive, OCD-oddball who lives in a cardboard box in his flat who falls for Mandy the check-out girl from his local supermarket. Is this your first visit to the VAULT Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to ...

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INTERVIEW: Toby Peach

Toby Peach in The Eulogy of Toby Peach

One in two of us will experience cancer first-hand and, for Toby Peach, being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 19 and again at 21 forced him to confront his own mortality. In a brave move, Peach decided to create a solo theatre piece not only to look back on his disease but celebrate life, The Eulogy of ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: After the Heat, We Battle for the Heart

Tallulah Brown (writer) and Carla Kingham (director) take the VAULT VIGNETTE challenge forAfter the Heat, We Battle for the Heart. How would you describe your show in one sentence? TB: Inspired by a true story that is visceral, wild and has gone unknown for too long. CK: An inspiring story of passion, courage and DUENDE! Is this your first visit ...

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VAULT VIGNETTE: Amy Fleming on One Under

How would you describe your show in one sentence? A heart-warming, bonkers plunge into the mind of a daughter dealing with life, the legacy of her father's suicide and the power of talking. Is this your first visit to the VAULT Festival, if so what interesting tales have you been told about what to expect? It’s my first time as ...

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