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Saturday 16th October 2021

Cockroach by Chloe Mantripp

— The Wardrobe Theatre
Led by an anarchic and relentlessly offensive heroine, Cockroach is socio-political physical theatre, up to the eyeballs in metaphorical fil
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Will the end of the world be a non-event? Such a pitiful, limp, mouth-vomit of an eruption, that the universe rolls over, ashamed of what just happened?

This gritty, funny & moving solo show, shifts between the personal, political & epic, offering a brazen contemplation on consumption & objectification that questions where we place stigma, as we hurtle towards climate catastrophe.

Running Time: 60 mins
Age: 16+
Expect bad accents, insects and slippery physicality on a bespoke sculptural structure

“Darkly comedic physical theatre about sex work and climate change” – ★★★★ The Stage

“unsettling” The Scotsman

“5 hard won stars for incredible physical effort and storytelling genius” – Audience, Zoo Studios

Written and performed by Chloe Mantripp
Directed and Designed by Mish Weaver

Cockroach was seed funded by Handstand Arts for Circus City’s Respond Programme and supported by the Invisible Circus Launchpad Scheme. Developed in partnership with The Lyric, The Loco Klub, Jacksons Lane, ContraProject, Trinity Arts Centre & One25.

Funded by Arts Council England and those who play the national lottery.

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