CARDBOARD VILLAGE

Is it still home if everything has changed?

 

Amid a dwindling sense of community and a demolition order on their block of flats, local activist Jacqui rallies residents for a final hoorah as a local pariah makes a charged return.

 

Join us for Lightbox’s latest show which showcases emerging Bristol talent..

 

DATE: Sat 9th July 2022

VENUE: The Station, Silver Street, Bristol BS1 2AG

TIME: 3pm & 7.30pm

TICKETS: avail at Eventbrite

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CREATIVE TEAM

ACTING COMPANY:

Imoleayo Ogunade (Jacqui)

Marcus Hadley (Brendan)

Dannie Dart (Rosa)

Archie Beaumont-Denning (Sam)

Director: Emma Faulkner

Script: Lau Batty and Marcus Hadley

Design: James Henderson

Costume: Elizabeth Cooke

 

With thanks to Bristol City Council's Originators Fund and Art Council England

AUDIENCE FEEDBACK

So much characterisation and development and revelations in just 40 mins – incredible! 

 Well done, it was a very moving topic. Keep up the good work. You did it brilliantly. I hope we’ll see more of you in the future!

 Well done all. Great engaging performances and stage presence. Very relatable dialogue. 10/10!

 Super important topic, the dialogues felt so real! Brilliant performances, I can’t wait to see what’s next!

Brilliant – explores serious topics and themes while maintaining funny and realistic dialogue. You can feel every character is rooted in real experience.

I loved how beautifully and sensitively Brendan's transition was addressed. Well done for community-based action and love – it was soul destroying to see gentrification encapsulated but so moving and I loved the victorious end!

Fantastic and essential script delivered beautifully inside a really effective minimal and utilitarian set. 5/5!

 I loved the stories weaving together and the relationships being played out – very relatable and so many poignant touches of community, identity, family. 

It was very convincing. Each character was so well performed. An interesting and sadly realistic story.

Really nice performances, staging and script. Light touch on difficult issues. Nice witty script 

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