fringe dates - 24-27 June
Barnstaple's Fringe Theatre Festival

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  Self-Portrait
Ana Mendes
 
 
Over the years I collected my personal records and wondered what role our heritage plays in our life. drama
14+
40 mins

  How to Climb Mount Everest
Autojeu Theatre
 
 
1 mountain, 1 man, 1 outcome? Mixing puppetry, music and physical theatre, Autojeu take you to the top of Mount Everest! drama
12+
55 mins

  The End of the World is Nigh
Bob Harding-Jones
 
 
Is Man fast-tracking to Armageddon? This show traces his progress to date in music, poetry and prose – with no recycled rubbish. words and music
14+
60 mins

  Street Child
Cotton Grass Theatre
 
 
Jim Jarvis, alone in London, survives many dangers before a life-changing meeting with Dr Barnado. Magical theatre for the family. drama
8+
70 mins

  Stories for the Family
Raventales
 
 
Stories for the family to share from master-storyteller, Michael Dacre. storytelling
8+
30 mins

  Bed & Breakfast
Hot Ice Theatre
 
 
Welcome to Hive Corner, the finest (and only) B&B in Upper Crevice. Tea, biscuits and a darkly comic story of village life. drama
14+
50 mins

  Loose Tongues
Inkling Productions
 
 
‘Did you hear? No? Let me tell you…’ a tale of spin, lying and misinformation that has grave consequences. drama
14+
50 mins

  A Corner of the Ocean
Jammy Voo
 
 
Physical theatre, puppetry and live music unravel the mystery of a diver’s disappearance that ripples through the lives of four women… drama
14+
70 mins

  The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs
Jenny Wren Productions
 
 
A strange life, and mysterious, because when he died, we learnt that Albert was a woman. 1860s Dublin - a tragic secret… drama
14+
70 mins

  For Jimmy
Lucy Lucy
 
 
Jimmy Mubenga died on a plane on 12th October 2010 whilst being deported. This play is for him. drama
16+
7 mins

  Richard
Makoto Inoue Ind
 
 
Neo-Japanesque Mime Art - a new approach to Shakespeare’s "Richard the Third". Award winner at Prague Fringe Festival. dance-drama
14+
45 mins

  Spectacular Vernacular... in 3D!
Mish Mash Productions
 
 
“Funny, sensuous , exciting and new… even if poetry isn’t your ‘thing’ you could well be converted.” The Fringe Secrets 2010 performance poetry
12+
60 mins

  A Wish Under Pressure
Out There Theatre
 
 
We all have our own stories, secrets, hopes and desires. Trespass into ours! Vibrant storytelling and physical theatre! physical theatre
14+
30 mins

  Psychic or Trick of the Mind
Paul Stockman
 
 
Paul claims no special powers - which makes his performance even more intriguing. “If you like Derren Brown you will love this guy” The Times mind illusion
10+
60 mins

  The Songster's Tale
Pickpocket Productions
 
 
A journey through song and music accompanied by original animations and video. music and images
14+
45 mins

  This Way Up
Pidge Productions
 
 
Meeting with a friend she thought she had lost, a young woman tries to leave childhood behind. A light-hearted look at growing up. drama
14+
45 mins

  The Storytellorist of the Surreal!
Raventales
 
 
Tales of Old Barnstaple. Oppression of the Poor. Corruption in High Places. Incitement to Revolution! Guerilla Storytelling hits the streets of Barnstaple! story-telling
10+
 

  Songs of Tom, Dick and Harry
Reg Meuross
 
 
Extraordinary tales from ‘one of Britain’s finest singer songwriters.’ TIME OUT 'A poet, a word-smith and a fine storyteller.’ MAVERICK MAGAZINE songs and stories
14+
60 mins

  Baghead
Seize the Moment
 
 
In a fairy-tale land of adventure and magic a brave warrior Princess has to fight for her survival.. drama
14+
45 mins

  Hometowns
SourDough Theatre
 
 
Each company member has called at least two towns home. Memory, fact and imagination blend into something both personal and universal. drama
14+
45 mins

  Mad Jack and the Severn Bore
Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company
 
 
“Mad Jack” Churchill - commando, concentration camp escapee, and the first man to surf the Severn Bore. drama
12+
60 mins

  Through the Eyes of a Journalist
What? Theatre Company
 
 
What would it be like to exist in a world where a show of emotion could lead to your demise? drama
14+
45 mins

  The Brown Parachute
White Hippos Productions
 
 
On the eve of Northern Rock’s collapse, two bankers discuss the future, and how to profit from it. drama
14+
45 mins

  Cut
Yo Yo
 
 
You can clutch the past so tightly that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. dance
14+
30 mins