Close Strangers Festival

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Psychosis – Close Strangers Festival

This is a swirling mix of very dark poetry and even darker humour presented with a powerful Brechtian soundtrack. The performance is non-linear but surprisingly easy to follow (not least for me because quite a ...
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Restaurant Ukraine – Close Strangers Festival

Restaurant Ukraine is a deliberately disjointed affair. Made up of two performers mixing spoken word, dance, rap and political commentary it is more hit than miss, though it does feel occasionally scattergun in...
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Red Wedding – Close Strangers Festival

Red Wedding is an interactive piece with an interesting cultural past and much to recommend it. It explores through the enactment of a secular wedding ceremony (of the kind thrown and then abandoned in the earl...
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Modern Slavery – Close Strangers Festival

Modern Slavery is not really a play in the traditional sense. It is a collaborative piece in which each of the cast has researched different aspects of modern slavery in and around Poland (with a particular foc...