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Memoria – Tmesis Theatre at Albert Walker Hall at the Linacre Methodist Mission
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Memoria – Tmesis Theatre at Albert Walker Hall at the Linacre Methodist Mission

Memoria, created by Tmesis Theatre and directed by Elinor Randle, takes us on a journey of memory and nostalgia in this immersive, physical piece set in the Albert Walker Hall at the Linacre Methodist Mission, much influenced by the many real stories of people whose lives were spent in this very building and whose accompanying voices and imagery are further represented through the physical medium of cast and ensemble, and the addition of text from David Whyte’s Consolations. These experiences are further explored by the notion that perhaps all epochs live and breath in parallel, that spaces and minds can hold imprints of all that has gone before, influencing the future. Equally, where we don’t remember, we always have our imagination, and this is where the piece spectacularly unfolds a...
Lone Women – Tmesis Theatre
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Lone Women – Tmesis Theatre

Lockdown has produced some inventive gems from resourceful artists, often operating in physical isolation and on a shoestring, & these five short films by women based in the North from Tmesis & First Take are treasured fragments, quietly & poetically reminding us of our fragility and humanity in the face of individual, personal struggles and uncertainty. All the pieces are performed as physical theatre pieces with character voice-over monologues and delicately composed scores by Meike Holzmann. Award winning scriptwriter Lizzie Nunnery’s film, It Hurts, deals with the plight of the parent in lockdown, trying to soften the crisis & protect her child from her own needs, frustrations and psychological suffering; a simple mishap, however, brings everything into focus. Po...