Sun 14 May | 7.00pm | Tickets £10 (£9) | Foyle Studio | Ages 14+
Death. Bit grim, isn’t it? Morbid, macabre and even unmentionable - but does it have to be that way?
Drawn together by their shared fear of death, ‘thanatophobes’ Lucy Nicholls and Antonia Beck invite you to embark on a journey of discovery, contemplation and courage. Take some time out to celebrate your own mortality, laugh, cry, stick two fingers up at the grim reaper, and discover why talking about death is incredibly life affirming.
Should death be the ‘final taboo’? After all everybody does it. Perhaps it’s time we brought death out of the shadows and into the (spot)light. So, let’s start by discussing the d-word…
Winner of the Artist Development Prize, Shoot Festival, Coventry 2017
"A very well-crafted combination of humour and emotion" - Audience Member
Created and performed by Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls
Directed by Bernadette Russell
Producer - Sarah-Jane Watkinson
Visuals - Liam d'Authreau
Photography - Graeme Braidwood
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England and by The Sir Barry Jackson Trust.
With further support from mac Birmingham, A Natural Undertaking, BrumYODO and Fair Oaks Day Hospice.
Part of 'A Matter of Life and Death' Festival presented by BrumYODO. Further details to be announced soon.