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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Events: Moonfleet on Tour

Formed in 2001 by graduates of the prestigious Ecole Lecoq, Angel Exit Theatre is a shifting ensemble of performers with a shared passion for new dynamic physical theatre, under the artistic direction of Tamsin Fessey and Lynne Forbes.

To date Angel Exit have devised, produced and performed four original pieces of theatre, all critically acclaimed. They have very different stories, but what the shows have in common is a strong emphasis on storytelling through physical ensemble theatre, using the European traditions of clown, chorus, melodrama and buffoonery.

Come and see this re-telling of John Meade Falkner's classic 'Moonfleet' smuggling novel, conjured by a group of buffoons washed up onto the wild shores of Chesil beach. With live and recorded music, puppets and striking physicality, come and see why the critics are saying:

"One of the most remarkable performances of the year came to Dorchester...The Corn Exchange was packed with the attention of more than 200 spellbound adults and children totally immersed in this outstanding production" - Anita Harries, A View from Dorchester

Four of our performances have sold out already so make sure you get your tickets soon. Please stop and say hello if you make it, we'd love to see you! We're in Croydon, St Albans, Portsmouth, Bath and Poole to name a few.

Tour Dates:

Thurs 29 Oct, Byre Theatre, St Andrews, 7.30pm
01334 475000 / www.byretheatre.com

Fri 30 & Sat 31 Oct, Byre@ Anstruther Town Hall, Fife 7.30pm
01334 475000 / www.byretheatre.com

Tues 3 Nov, Cygnet New Theatre, Exeter, 7.30pm
01392 277189 / www.cygnetnewtheatre.com

Weds 4 Nov, The Little Theatre, Torquay, 7.30pm
01803 299330 / www.toadstheatre.co.uk

Fri 6 Nov, The Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans, 8pm
01727 844222 / www.myspace.com/maltings

Sat 7 Nov, The Rose Theatre, Ormskirk, 3pm
01695 584480 / www.edgehill.ac.uk/rosetheatre/

Weds 11 – Sat 14 Nov, Lighthouse Poole, 7pm & 2pm Sat
0844 406 8666 / www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Weds 18 Nov, Third Floor Arts Centre, Central Library, Portsmouth, 3pm & 7.30pm
Reservations 07979 751 576 / lynne@angelexit.co.uk

Thurs 19 Nov, SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle, 7.30pm
01588 630321 /www.artsalive.co.uk

Fri 20 Nov, Wem Town Hall, Shropshire 7.30pm
01939 237075 / www.artsalive.co.uk

Sat 21 Nov, Market Theatre, Ledbury, 8pm
01531 636147 / www.themarkettheatre.com

Tues 24 Nov, Regal Theatre, Minehead, 7.30pm
01643 706430 / www.regaltheatre.co.uk

Thurs 26 Nov, Croydon Clocktower, 7.30pm
020 8253 1030 / www.croydonclocktower.org.uk

Fri 27 Nov, Appledore Baptist Church, Devon, 7pm
07900 212 747 / www.beaford-arts.org.uk

Sat 28 Nov, Woolacombe Village Hall, Devon, 7.30pm
01271 870 510 / www.beaford-arts.org.uk

Thurs 3 & Fri 4 Dec, Rondo Theatre, Bath, 8pm & 1.30pm Fri
01225 463362 / www.rondotheatre.co.uk

Sat 5 Dec, Thorncombe Village Hall, Dorset, 7.30pm
01460 30247 / www.artsreach.co.uk

Fri 11 Dec, Brinkworth Village Hall, Wiltshire, 6.30pm
01666 510 545 / www.ruralartswiltshire.org.uk

Sat 12 Dec, Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset, 7.30pm
01308 424 204 / www.bridport-arts.com

For more information about the production visit www.angelexit.co.uk

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