Projects

Low Life

image: Blind Summit

“Stories brought to quite stunning animated life by the gorgeous puppets of Blind Summit theatre *****” Time Out Critics Choice

A man dances a love duet with a beer glass, a diva drinks to forget, Bud the plumber drowns behind the bar and Jack Belane, tiny private detective, totally screws up a case.

Taking the short stories and poems of Charles Bukowski as inspiration, they create an alcohol-soaked world of deadbeats and losers.

Fuel produced Low Life at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2007, a subsequent UK tour and a British Council supported tour of China.

Developed at BAC and The Junction, Cambridge as part of Escalator. Funded by Arts Council England.

Creative Team

Directors: Nick Barnes and Mark Down
Performers: Curtis Jordan, Mhairi Steenbock and Ben Thompson, Giulia Innocenti, Finn Caldwell
Lighting Design: Fi Simpson

Reviews

"Mad, bad and beautiful in equal measure" The Guardian ****

"Stories... brought to quite stunning animated life by the gorgeous puppets of Blind Summit theatre" Time Out *****

Shortlisted for a Total Theatre Award

 

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