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Pops

14 - 15 Sep
by Charlotte Josephine
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Jake Orr Productions, HighTide and Live Theatre present Pops by Charlotte Josephine.

“And my body aches. And I’ve broken everything and I can’t stop and it’s stopping me doing anything else and I desperately want to but I…”

They’re trying. Despite everything. They’re really trying. They almost work together, beautifully, and the almost is intoxicating. Award-winning writer Charlotte Josephine’s new play Pops follows a father and daughter caught in a vicious cycle of addiction.  

 Directed by Barrel Organ’s Ali Pidsley and movement by Jennifer Jackson. Pops is visceral theatre unpicking how what’s not said affects the body. 

Details: Sat 14 September, 7pm & Sun 15 September, 2.30pm at Jubilee Hall

Age recommendation: 12+

Running time: 1 hr

Pops is part of Disruption season at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019.

Dates & Locations

HighTide Festival 14 - 15 September Visit site

Cast & Creatives

  • Nigel Barrett Father

    Theatre credits include:
    The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens (Unicorn Theatre), Mysteries (Royal Exchange), 100: Unearthed (Wildworks), Party Skills for the End of the World (Manchester International Festival and Shoreditch Town Hall), Kingdom Come (Royal Shakespeare Company), margate/dreamland (Shoreditch Town Hall), Blasted (Barrel Organ / STYX), Baddies the Musical (Unicorn Theatre), The Eye Test (National Theatre), Everyone (Chris Goode and Co), The Iphigenia Quartet (The Gate), Cyrano de Bergerac (Northern Stage), Praxis Makes Perfect (National Theatre Wales / Berlin Festspiele), Mad Man (Theatre Royal
    Plymouth), There Has Possibly Been an Incident (Royal Exchange), Get Stuff Break Free (National Theatre), The Passion (National Theatre Wales / Wildworks), Pericles (Regents Park) and Richard III - An Arab Tragedy (Royal Shakespeare Company).

    Film and Television includes:
    Doctors (BBC), Cycles (Toynbee Film), The Gospel of Us, The Boat, Hello You, Casualty, Meet the Piltdowns, Hairy Eyeball, Dawson’s Creek Special, The Mysteries, Deadline, The Lens, Sexual Healing, England My England

    Nigel is a member of the shunt collective and works extensively with Louise Mari -www.nigelandlouise.com.

  • Sophie Melville Daughter

    Sophie trained at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

    Theatre credits include: Wolfie (Theatre503); Blue (Chapter Theatre); Close Quarters (Sheffield Crucible); Pops (Young Vic); No One Will Tell Me How to Start a Revolution (Hampstead Theatre); The Divide and Pagans (Old Vic); Low Level Panic (Orange Tree Theatre); 2066 (Almeida Theatre); Blackbird (The Other Room Theatre, Winner: Best Female Performance, Wales Theatre Awards); Insignificance (Theatr Clwyd); Iphigenia in Splott (National Theatre, Theater 59E59 NYC, The Sherman, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and International Tour, Winner: The Stage Award for Acting Excellence and Best Female
    Performance, Wales Theatre Award. Evening Standard Award nomination for Best Actress, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance); Romeo and Juliet (The Sherman Theatre); Under Milk Wood (Theatr Clwyd Cymru); The Shape of Things; Tis a Pity She’s a Whore; See How They Run (Theatre by the Lake); Romeo and Juliet (The Sam
    Wanamaker Festival).

    Television credits include: The Left Behind, The Missing 2 (BBC).

  • Charlotte Josephine Writer
  • Ali Pidsley Director
  • Jake Orr Producer
  • Kieran Lucas Sound Designer
  • Jennifer Jackson Movement Director

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