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Infinity Pool and Eurohouse – Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writers and Performers: Bea Roberts (Infinity Pool) Nasi Voustas and Bertrand Lesca (Eurohouse) Reviewer: Kris Hallett A spirit of collaboration is currently occurring in Bristol where two of Bristol Ferments – an incubator for new work supported by Bristol Old Vic – recent success stories are playing at Tobacco Factory Theatres. In an era where a proliferation of hour long ...

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Eurohouse – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: David Doyle Nasi Voutsas is Greek and Bertrand Lesca is French. They both make theatre and they met at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year. They decided to make a show about the European Union and its relationship with Greece. They got together the funding and travelled to Greece for research. What they’ve made as a result is a ...

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Ghost Opera – The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Devised: FellSwoop Theatre Company Director: Bertrand Lesca Reviewer: Chris White FellSwoop’s new production is the intriguing and exhilarating Ghost Opera, directed by Bertrand Lesca and devised by the company. It’s a haunting piece about escapism, entrapment and fantasy which seems to defy genre; distorting and almost breaking from the confines of time, space and character. FellSwoop (who are one of ...

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Ghost Opera – The Lowry, Salford

Original devisers: Jack Morning-Newton and Fiona Mikel Director: Bertrand Lesca Composer: Ben Osborn &Josephine Stephenson Reviewer: Helen Jones Fellswoop Theatre has a core creative team of two performers, a director and a musical director, with the objective of making theatre which is a collaborative ensemble of music and drama. Ghost Opera is their latest developed production. Two strangers meet at ...

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Current Location – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Toshiki Okada Reviewer: David Doyle When the disaster at Fukushima happened, Toshiki Okada wrote a play about the experience and FellSwoop have rendered a version that inhabits one of the vast empty rooms in Summerhall. It’s a play about an impending disaster, or a play about a disaster that’s already happened, or one about a disaster that simply doesn’t ...

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Current Location – Trinity Centre, Bristol

Writer: Toshiki Okada Adaptor: Fellswoop Theatre Director: Bertrand Lesca Reviewer: Claire Hayes You might be offered orange juice and cake on entering the light, bright space of the Trinity Centre, but there’s little of the welcoming church hall feel to Fellswoop Theatre’s adaptation of Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada’s Current Location. Written in the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ...

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Ablutions – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Patrick deWitt Adaptor: Matthew Whittle Director: Bertrand Lesca Reviewer: Laura Maley Patrick DeWitt’s novel Ablutions becomes a stylish and powerful play from Fellswoop Theatre which ends its spring tour in The Lowry’s Studio. For an hour, Salford becomes the grimy Los Angeles underworld in which an unnamed bartender, heartbroken by the world around him, hatches a devious plan of ...

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