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Great Train Robbery
By Scratchworks Theatre 13 Sep 16 Sep

Venue: The Wardrobe Theatre
Performance Time: 20:00
Performance Duration: 1:10
Full Price: £10.00
Concession Price: £10.00
Box Office Phone Number: 0117 902 0344

Scratchworks Theatre return with their raucous take on the heist of the century, featuring physical theatre, live music and clowning

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13th Sep - 16th Sep 8pm | £10

In the early hours of Thursday 8th August 1963, the heist of the century was under way. Whilst the world was tucked up in bed, 15 men put a finger up to the government and stole 2 million British pounds from Her Majesty’s Royal Mail train. Five days later the first clues were found, the gang was busted and the rest is history. But what about the ones that got away…?

Join the four forgotten females as they leave behind their kitchen-sink lives and embark on a madcap adventure of mischief and mayhem. Using a raucous combination of physical theatre, live music and clowning, Scratchworks will unfold the untold tale of the unlikely female four.

“Inventive and intelligent physical theatre… Wondrously enjoyable.”
★★★★ Theatre Bubble

“Just raw talent… a totally captivating show.”
Beaford Arts

“Genuinely funny.”
★★★★ The Peg Review

 

Scratchworks are a physical ensemble of four women who create playful, accessible theatre from scratch. Founded in Exeter in 2013, they share a passion for creating original stories and combine a range of different theatrical styles and disciplines to bring their performances to life. Recipients of the VAULT ‘Festival Spirit award’ 2017 and NSDF award for ‘Best Overall Body of Creative Work’ at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013, their productions have toured across the UK. Members of the company have worked with the likes of Rogue Theatre, The Wardrobe Ensemble, The Jones Collective and Exeter’s award-winning clowning company, Le Navet Bete. Scratchworks’ work is supported by Arts Council England, The Barbican Plymouth and they are Associate Artists of The Bike Shed Theatre and The Exeter Phoenix.

 

Venue:
The Wardrobe Theatre
25 West Street
Bristol
Bs2 0df
South West

Box Office Phone Number: 0117 902 0344
thewardrobetheatre.com/
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