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Scratch, Crackle & POP!
September

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Our scratch night is back this September!

What’s Scratch Crackle & POP?

Scratch, Crackle and POP! is our seasonal scratch night showcasing the work of writers, performers and poets in the early stages of development, giving audiences a taste of upcoming and developing shows.

Applications are now closed but why not apply to perform at our December Scratch night? Find out more here.

Line Up

Dan Simpson – Avocado Economics

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A generation raised on fizzy pop music and cartoon aspiration crashes into the reality of a housing crisis. As Millennials try to adult, they’re dreaming of home. Poet Dan Simpson (BBC, Glastonbury) mashes up 90s culture, over-priced brunch, and economic data to ask: what happened to our future?

Magda Barszcz – KuKi

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Where do our memories live? Is there another dimension of time that our imaginary friends from the past still exist in?
“KuKi” is a sound and movement- based exploration of my childhood memories through space and time.

Members: Magda Barszcz (violin), Clara Yang (danso, flute), Bianca Watts (harp), Tal Naveh (movement)

Nina Shenkman – Yes Chef!

Nina Shenkman, Yes Chef, Scratch crackle and pop, Poplar Union, scratch night, theatre, writers, poets, new work

A group of women audition to be selected onto the popular reality tv cooking show, Yes Chef! Their time on stage is their audition – their big chance to shine – and each have a very different idea of how to do this best. The stakes are high, and they’re ready for the challenge.

Yes Chef! is silly, bonkers and asks the question: what lengths will people go to to get on tv today?

Sahera Khan – Am I Dulhan (Bride) Yet?

Sahera Khan, Am I Dulhan (Bride) Yet?, Scratch crackle and pop, Poplar Union, scratch night, theatre, writers, poets, new work

A Muslim woman who is seeking a marriage and wants to propose to a Muslim man, but is surprised when a Muslim man proposes to her. Does she accept or not?

More to be announced…

Thu 27 September 7.30pm-9.30pm

Free
Age range: 14+

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