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Mr Rook’s Speak Easy Presents…The Kiss of Forgetfulness by Nell Phoenix

Thursday 21st May

Doors at 7pm // Performance from 7:30pm

Stories of love, luck and sharp objects told for adults, with the dark, the murky and the weird left lurking in the heart of the story.

There is a land where the wind has sharp teeth and rough hands, where the oracle is loose-leaf  tea and a kiss plays tricks of mis-remembering.

Now the filthy flood waters are rising, and a young woman braves  the storm to uncover where magic and love are lost in the soot-stained city …

‘the chilli-chocolate of the storytelling world’ Debs Newbold, Globe Teller

‘Nell Phoenix tells with wit, humour and theatrical skill’  Xanthe Gresham

Nell balances beautifully the comedic, the magical, and occasionally the downright rude.” Crick Crack Club


About Nell Phoenix…

Nell works as a full-time storyteller and is a passionate promoter of storytelling as a contemporary performance art. Nell is Artistic Director of StoryNight at Torriano, one of London’s thriving performance storytelling clubs for adults.

She tells stories and leads storytelling workshops in primary and secondary schools, galleries, museums, theatres, festivals, and on a monthly radio show, NTS Live.  She has created stories, and has advised on storylines, for charities and some corporate companies. Recent commissions include 40 Winks, WWF, Arts for Human Rights, Radley Handbags and Selfridges.

In 2013, Nell toured India with the British Council and performed at the Nivesh Storytelling Festival in New Delhi; she also worked for Dream On productions, storytelling in Colombia 2013, and in 2014, Mexico.



ADVANCE: £6/4 (concessions - unwaged, OAP, student)

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ON THE DOOR: £7 / £5


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