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Sat 23rd Mar at 7:45pm
The Bloody Ballad
@ The Riverfront, Newport
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The Bloody Ballad: Gagglebabble, Theatr Iolo, Missing Fingers
Meet Mary – a girl with a dark past who's had one hell of a week. She's gonna tell you all about it all; how she fell in love, got betrayed, killed two men, got taken hostage, committed more murder and a spot of arson, and then fell in love all over again. All backed by the poundin' rhythm of the show's band, The Missing Fingers.
The Brothers Grimm meet Tarantino in this brutal love story set during Memorial Day celebrations in 1950s America, featuring original, live music inspired by blues, rockabilly, and Americana.
Part gig, part slasher movie, part road movie, part murder ballad and always a whole lotta fun!
Suitable for ages 14+ years.
'The most brilliant, dark, and immersive piece of theatre I've seen for a long time. David Lynch merged with Nick Cave in a dark alley on crack, set to rocking live performance!' (Buzz Magazine).
Gagglebabble was created in 2012 by Lucy Rivers and Hannah McPake with the specific aim of fusing live music and theatre to produce innovative work that crosses boundaries between theatre and other genres in a bid to reach new audiences.
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Theatr Iolo is an award-winning theatre company based in Cardiff. They specialise in creating work for children and young people, work that is witty, bittersweet, compelling, powerful and magical. Their mission is to put the child and young person at the heart of all that they do. They have travelled the length and breadth of Wales, the UK and internationally, performing in schools, nurseries, village halls, community centres, theatres, forests, streets, playgrounds and even a cowshed in Austria!
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Venue: The Riverfront
Phone: 01633 656757
→ Newport (South Wales) 6 min walk