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EARLY IDEAS (UK/Greece, 90min)

Sat 8 | 12pm | The Door
£5 | 90 min

After the success and positive feedback from last year’s debut lunchtime scratch session, we present three different ‘works in progress’ plus the winners of last year’s session. At the end, we invite audience members to leave feedback for the artists to help with the shows future development.

Taking place at midday on Saturday in The Door at The REP. Arrive early and grab yourself some coffee and a cake.

All the Voices
Tante&Tante
(UK/Greece, 30 min)

Back by popular demand as winners of last year’s Early Ideas competition, this eccentric sister-duo will be showcasing the toil of their awarded residency that began a week in advance of this year’s festival. The 15 minute run out last year was laugh-out-loud funny but what lies ahead is anyone’s guess.
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UK Artist Development Programme, supported by

Phrases
Lewys Holt
(
UK, 15 min)

Phrases is an exploration of common sense, catchphrases and confusion alongside semi-improvised dance, both of which are interrogating fragmentation and structure. Lewys’s practice focuses on dance, but spans comedy, visual arts and devised theatre.

We’ve Got Each Other
Paul O’Donnell
(
UK, 15 min)

We’ve Got Each Other is a full scale Bon Jovi musical which is entirely imagined by the audience and explores the pomp and circumstance of the modern juke-box musical. Paul O’Donnell is a solo theatre maker who aims to expose the ‘ordinary’ in a ‘spectacular’ fashion.

Guest Company in association with Teatro Libero Festival
(
Italy, 15 min)

BE FESTIVAL and Sicilian based Teatro Libero Festival have begun a new collaboration and to celebrate, a panel at the Italian festival will award a winning company from their 2017 edition, the opportunity to perform on the BE scratch programme. At the time of going to press, the company was not confirmed.

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