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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2019 - Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea by Unholy Mess (UK)
Synopsis

“And then the fisherman says-… and then the fish… the fi-“

A woman stands at a microphone. She can’t remember the punchline.

Fusing poetry and song, award-winning UK theatre company Unholy Mess presents a funny, strange and poignant play about growing up and the legacy of abuse.

Performance poet Jemima Foxtrot takes you on a powerful journey exploring memory, childhood and what happens when we can’t quite get to the punchline.

Start Sales Date

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17 Oct 2018, 5pm

Language

English

Duration

Approximately 60 minutes

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Rating / Age Limit

  • Advisory 16 (Some Mature Content and Coarse Language)
  • No admission for infant in arms and child aged below 13 years old 
  • Patron 13 years old and above must purchase ticket for admission

 
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  • No photography, video recording and audio recording is allowed for this event.

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Unholy Mess

Unholy Mess is an award-winning London-based theatre company touring internationally. They create bold new work to tell important stories of human experience that are overlooked or under-represented. Their solo poetry plays, written by Jemima Foxtrot and directed by Lucy Allan, draw on personal experience to explore the joy and anguish of the most complicated aspects of life, always seeking to explore the boundaries of storytelling.

Writer & Performer – Jemima Foxtrot

Jemima Foxtrot is a writer and performer who blends powerful, sonic-heavy words with snippets of song in her distinctive voice. She performs extensively nationally and internationally including at the Barbican Main Hall, Glastonbury Festival, Latitude Festival, Galle Literary Festival & STANZA Poetry Festival. All Damn Day, Jemima’s first collection of poetry, is published by Burning Eye Books.

Jemima has written commissions for the BBC, Channel 4 and Tate Britain.

Writer & Director – Lucy Allan
 
Lucy Allan is the co-artistic director of Unholy Mess. She is studying for an MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck University. Directing credits include: Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea [Omnibus Theatre, Hackney Showroom, Underbelly, international tour], Melody by Lucy Allan and Jemima Foxtrot [Omnibus, Barbican Art Gallery, Edinburgh Fringe, national tour], Unsung by Ayndrilla Singharay [The Rosemary Branch, Wilton’s Music Hall], Rootbound and Rigor Mortis by Fiona Doyle [The Miniaturists at The Arcola], and Endgame by Samuel Beckett [Joshua Brooks].
 
"The brilliant Foxtrot is the one to watch"
- The Observer
 
"Jemima Foxtrot is extraordinary" 
- Xan Ashbury, Seesaw Magazine
 
"Like a sucker-punch… Drowning in another's words has never felt so good."
- Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Out in Perth
 
"Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea is a voyage for the senses and expertly evokes picture postcards of familiarity-alert to the joy of fish and chips but with a salty sting in the air."
- Sally Jack, Sabotage Reviews
 
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Tue, 22 - Wed, 23 Jan 2019

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Standard: S$27 (Free Seating)