Rook Lane Blog
Posted on July 29, 2016
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Posted on April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016
Why does a whale climb a mountain? Why does a statue speak? As our climate changes so do our landscapes amidst the rising waters. Journey to a place where sea is land and earth is water, travel the shores where stories are born.
Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona are a well known and loved storytelling and music partnership – together they are ‘Stranger than Fiction’. Their unique blend of traditional tales and music creates crafted shows where mystery and danger meet.
Posted on April 11, 2016
Posted on March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016
Let’s shine a spotlight on Him Downstairs in a show shaped by razor wit, diabolical horror and absurd confessions. Tim Ralphs re-imagines traditional tales in a collection spanning supermarket stalls, urban sprawls, mad drunken preachers and widow’s sons. Darkly humorous with disturbing turns and a distinct whiff of sulphur. **** Fringe Guru.
Posted on March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016
Set in a tiny, remote village in the Argentinean mountains, the film gets its narrative from the growing friendship between a shepherd boy and a teacher from the city.
March 22, 2016
This talented group of performers from South Wales take a script-in-hand journey through the controversial life of Dylan Thomas. Romantic, Bohemian, even surreal at times, his poems, short stories, letters and broadcasts provoke both laughter and tears whilst the rhythms and images of ‘Under Milk Wood’ cast a magical spell.
March 22, 2016
“This driven musical collective lead by the visionary DeCicco brothers just can’t stop the potency of their music and the uncanny enchantment it spreads amongst all of us who have been fortunate enough to hear the music and follow their journey”. Max Reinhardt BBC 3 presenter on Late Junction.
Posted on March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016
This Tehran-based road movie features a journey, but the route is somewhat circular and unfulfilled and the end unconventional. “A beautiful and emotionally complex meditation on life and death”,