Thick & Tight10 - 12 Jan
ROMANCING THE APOCALYPSE
Told by an Idiot10 - 12 Jan
THE STRANGE TALE OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN AND STAN LAUREL
Fri 10 - Sun 12 Jan
Fri & Sat 7.30pm,
Sat 3pm, Sun 12 noon
through Jacksons Lane >
Runs: 45 mins
/ no interval
Age Guidance: 7+
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Tel: 020 8341 4421
Sat 11 Jan
after 3pm show
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You’ll be at the heart of the action right from the start in this nail-biting spectacle from acrobat/wire-walker Jonathan Guichard.
With a specially created new piece of circus equipment, the 3D, he brings thrills up-close as you have never before experienced. Constructed like a giant archer's longbow, the curved wooden board and metallic ’string’ rocks, rolls and pivots in three dimensions at the will of its daring rider, producing an ever-changing musical soundscape that creates tension, awe and astonishment.
Inspired by innovative compatriots and contemporaries like Aurélien Bory, Mathurin Bolze and Yoann Bourgeois in whose groundbreaking shows he has appeared at the Barbican and Southbank Centre for LIMF, Jonathan Guichard has produced a thrilling piece of visual theatre which plays with space and form, physical virtuosity and sound. For this show, Jonathan has also worked with Etienne Manceau, whose extraordinary Vu was a hit at Shoreditch Town Hall as part of LIMF’18.
Original and exhilarating, a treat for all ages.
"We loved this absolutely original show"
"In 3 dimensions and in 3 directions, 3D is in itself a mini stage exploring a playful relationship to matter, space, sound and each other"
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Presented in association with Jacksons Lane
Conceived, performed and musical composition by Jonathan Guichard
Performer/sound design: Mikaël Le Guillou
Technical management: Sebastien Dehaye
Outside eye: Etienne Manceau
Stage design: Jonathan Guichard, Cyril Malivert, Etienne Manceau
Construction: Jonathan Guichard, Cyril Malivert, Etienne Manceau, Jean-Victor Bethmont, Franck Breuil
Production photography: Mathieu Bleton, João Paulo Santos, David Konecny-Festival-Cirkopolis
This visit to London is supported by Institut français
Executive production: CIRCa, Pôle National Cirque, Auch Gers Occitanie.
Co-producers with residency: Bleu Pluriel, centre culturel de Trégueux; CIRCa, Pôle National Cirque, Auch Gers Occitanie; Pôle Regional des Arts du Cirque des Pays de la Loire (Cité du Cirque Marcel Manceau et festival Le Mans fait son Cirque); Le carré magique, pôle national cirque en Bretagne; Théâtre de l’Agora, Scène nationale d’Evra et de l'Essone