Bellow Theatre

'Gently poetic, salt-tinged storytelling' Lyn Gardner

BARE SKIN ON BRINY WATERS

Underscored with live folk music, Bare Skin on Briny Waters tells the story of Annie and Sophie, two young women whose lives Lead them to the edge.

Annie finds herself on a clifftop. She says she's fine but she can't quite get her story straight. Sat by her side, Sophie covers the bruises on her neck. She thinks everything might just be alright, because it's amazing what you get used to, isn't it? Underscored with live folk music, Bare Skin on Briny Waters is a story about survival and escape. It's about two young women standing on a cliff edge, steadily being blown on an unexpected course.

Designed by Naomi Kuyck-Cohen (In My Dreams I Dream I'm Dreaming, Majesty) with Lighting Design from Will Monks (The Bare Project Bardo, Lung Chilcot).

'Gently poetic and salt-tinged storytelling' Lyn Gardner

'THE DRAMATIC EQUIVALENT OF A LAURA MARLING SONG:  SAD, SENSITIVE, SOULFUL AND STIRRING.  A HOWL OF RAGE, WHISPERED INTO THE WIND FROM A CLIFFTOP.’  **** THE STAGE

 

Available for spring touring in 2018, contact bellowtheatre@gmail.com.

 

CREDITS

Written by Tabitha Mortiboy and Maureen Lennon

Directed by Maureen Lennon

Music by Tabitha Mortiboy

Designed by Naomi Kuyck-Cohen

Lighting by Will Monks

Cast: Charlie Sellers, Maureen Lennon

Bare Skin on Briny Waters was commissioned by HeadsUp Festival, to preview at New Diorama Theatre as part of the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Showcase, it then went to Incoming Festival 2017.  Bare Skin on Briny Waters is developed with support from Arts Council England, Hull City Council, and Hull Truck Theatre,  Part of the Hull TakeOver, a showcase of Hull work at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017.

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Photography by Sarah Holich, Guy Sanders, Jerome Whittington, Facet Photography and Jamie Corbin.