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Salt (Mayfest) – Arnolfini, Bristol

Selina Thompson

Creator: Selina Thompson Directing Support: Dawn Walton Reviewer: Chris Oldham   In February 2016, Selina Thompson decided to trace one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle, beginning with a three-week crossing of the Atlantic ocean on a cargo ship. The result of this journey is Salt, Thompson’s one-woman show playing over four nights at the Arnolfini as part ...

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Grounded – Arnolfini, Bristol

Writer: George Brant Director: Christopher Haydon Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Stranded inside a Perspex-like box, Lucy Ellinson’s pilot is trapped physically in the same way that she feels trapped by the duelling conflicts of family life and drone warfare. Grounded from flying war jets in the desert after falling pregnant, this fighter pilot soon finds herself stationed in Vegas, flying ...

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Pete (the Temp) Verses Climate Change – Arnolfini, Bristol

Writer: Pete Bearder Producer: Renaissance One Reviewer: Madelaine Bowman Written and performed by spoken word artist and climate change activist, Pete Bearder, this witty and theatrical poetry performance brings into focus the issue of climate change – the biggest known threat to the longevity of our planet and to the future of those who live upon it. The show is ...

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