MELODY

A LYRICAL EXPLORATION OF MUSIC AND MEMORY TOLD THROUGH A JOURNEY HOME FROM WORK. CO-WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY LUCY ALLAN, JEMIMA FOXTROT FUSES SPOKEN WORD AND SONG TO EXPLORE HOW MUSIC ATTACHES ITSELF TO MEMORIES, PEOPLE AND PLACES. FROM FUNK AND SOUL TO FOLK MUSIC, JEMIMA TELLS A FUNNY, POIGNANT, STORY OF CHILDHOOD, DISPLACEMENT, GROWING UP, LOVE, MIGRATION, HEART-BREAK AND JOY.

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Praise for Melody

★★★★ “a glittering show, a gem in every sense, a shining thing” – The Stage (full review)

★★★★ “Her happy energy in the face of life’s more depressing aspects is infectious”

The List (full review)

★★★★ “Charming, funny and poignant…Sure to be a popular gem of 2015’s PBH Free Fringe” – Broadway Baby (full review)

“Show-stopping a capella singing…spine-tingling” – The Scotsman (feature)

“Excellent and well-structured performance art; engaging and enjoyable with marvellous poetry”- Buxton Festival Fringe Reviews (full review)

PAST PERFORMANCES

13/11/16                      Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter 

11/10/16            Cheltenham Literature Festival

20/10/16                            Tobacco Factory, Bristol

15/7/16                                      Latitude Festival

    20/6/16                                          Off Beat Festival

18/6/16                The Pumphouse, Aldeburgh

   17/6/16                                          Scoles Inn, Diss

7/5/16                    Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli

29/4/16     Upstairs at the Western, Leicester

16/4/16                            Alphabetti, Newcastle

14/4/16                                   Clapham Omnibus

5/3/16                       STANZA Poetry Festival

20/2/16                                                    The Space

17/2/16                                                   The Space

12/2/16                                                   The Space


For tour bookings, press or further information, please contact Lucy Allan at unholymesstheatre@gmail.com

A tour pack is available to download here.

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