News from Vauxhall
Coming soon! Bird Mouth Collective is gearing up to present sneak previews from News from Vauxhall, a devised theatre piece based on and with writing by Alan Alphie Pritchard.
Past Events :Bird Mouth Collective presented a double bill at the 2022 Camden Fringe!
The Apartments by Verity Rowsell & At Least I Can Dance by Michelle Hanks debuted in a double bill at the 2022 Camden Fringe at Etcetera Theatre as well as at Babel Arts Cafe in Stoke Newington.
Bird Mouth Collective mixed a surreal, satirical , funny, emotional and poignant punch with their two short plays involving relationships, gender inequality, mental health, grief, heartbreak and capitalism within the benefit system.
Bird Mouth Collective
Bird Mouth Collective was established in September 2021 by Michelle Hanks, with a vision to bring together writers, performers, theatre makers and creatives to devise, workshop develop, and explore new writing and ideas for performance.
Past events 2022 Camden Fringe
Bird Mouth Collective presented two Short Plays at The 2022 Camden Fringe: The Apartments by Verity Rowsell, and At Least I Can Dance by Michelle Hanks, and pre-show/interval poems by Andrew Neil Carpenter.
The Apartments: by Verity Rowsell & At Least I Can Dance: Michelle Hanks
The plays mix a surreal, satirical, funny, emotional and poignant punch about relationships,gender inequality, mental health, grief, heartbreak and capitalism within the benefit system. There were prolific performances from Buddleia Maslen, Alain English, Avi Mendelson, Sharon Trotter, Brandon Kai Thorne, Laura Lamas, Sasha Bond and Andrew Neil Carpenter.
The double bill was directed by: Michelle Hanks
with lighting design and operated by Kimber Wright.
Bird Mouth Collective, rehearsals for News from Vauxhall!
...A writer looks through their window in Vauxhall, while composing stories, searching for answers from "a past which is never dead", searching the flow of the River Thames, "to guess the moods of war." Confronting memory, loss, mysterious shadows, a smoky underground club where,"London feels nostalgic in the dark, and the myths still embrace enchantment..."