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Letters from another Island

By Almost Human

Barnstaple Fringe
St. Anne’s Arts Centre

Friday June 21st at 16:15
Saturday June 22nd at 19:20
Sunday June 23rd at 14:05

Fledgling theatre company Almost Human presents Letters from another Island: A performance of live filmmaking that follows the thoughts, prayers and confessions from six 20-somethings; musing on their own first world problems and some problems that are very much of another world. Insightful and uncanny; Letters from another Island is a refreshing take on theatre and film.

Letters from another Island works as an installation that is simultaneously a film set, sound recording studio, cinema and performance space. By using one green screen, six miniature sets, six performers and a lot of Foley art; this dynamic production becomes a colourful choreography of performance and technology. With miniature sets, model railways, cardboard cut-outs and old toys the piece creates a modest celebration of the lo-fi, analogue and hand-made.

The narrative follows the thoughts of first Erica and Herman, one who wants a cause or path and the other who has one but it’s based on paranoid fantasies. Next come Julian and Yvonne; one who wants perfect love of a woman but knows it doesn’t exist and the other who had perfect love but lost it because her purrfect love, a cat called Lawrence, was killed in a tragic accident. Lastly, Gabriel and Justine, one who wants to be thought about constantly and the other plagued by a god who will not leave him alone.

Tickets:
Full price, £5, Concessions, £3 (16 or under, students, over 60, unemployed, disabled)
Available in advance from the Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple and the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe (see map below).
Please note that it is not possible to book Fringe TheatreFest tickets online – so please phone (01271 32 42 42) or go in person to either of the box offices. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of performance, at the appropriate venue, one hour before the performance starts.

Contact:
Roos Bekkenkamp
Roos@almost-human.org
Tel. (UK): +44 7 5654 77166
Tel. (NL): +31 6 1076 9513

For more information, please see:
www.almost-human.org
http://www.theatrefest.co.uk/13/companies/AH.htm

For performance space, ticket locations and train station directions please see:

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