Listed by: Bristol Old Vic
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Directed by  Tom Brennan

An ëpic tale of violence, greed and chëap søfas.       

10 February 2005, Tottenham. At the stroke of midnight the British public punch, kick, strangle and eventually stab their way to £45 sofas and £35 bed frames at the opening of their favourite Swedish furniture store.

RIOT is a true story set in a lamp-lit flat-pack universe bursting with violence, chaos and more characters than you can throw a meatball at. Hammered together with physical theatre and music, The Wardrobe Ensemble tear up the instructions and disregard the diagrams to construct a comedic tragedy of a thoroughly modern kind.

Marking the 10th Anniversary of Bristol Old Vic’s Made in Bristol programme – on which The Wardrobe Ensemble were formed – this celebratory re-staging is presented exactly as the company made it in 2011.

Presented by The Wardrobe Ensemble

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