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15th December, 2016

A.F. LTD written and directed by Rachel Briscoe

London South Bank University

Event Details

Date:
15th December, 2016
Time:
19:00
End Date:
16th December, 2016
Time:
20:30
Venue:
Edric Theatre, Borough Road, Southwark Campus.
Price:
£8.50 / £5.00 (concs.)

Inspired by Animal Farm, this inside-out version of literature’s most famous political fairy-tale is written and directed by Rachel Briscoe and performed by the Student Theatre Co.

Welcome to A.F. Ltd where Jones and his pals are making a killing moving imaginary money around. Of course someone has to clean the offices, look after the computers and fix the air conditioning but Jones doesn’t know their names because – because why would you?

Except it’s 2008 and something is about to change. The workers have had enough. They are the 99%. A better world, where everyone is equal, is in sight.

All they have to do is avoid repeating Jones’ mistakes.

Inspired by Animal Farm, this inside-out version of literature’s most famous political fairy-tale meets Occupy in a contemporary bespoke reworking for LSBU. A.F. Ltd. mixes political urgency with Motown and pop hits – and will leave you in no doubt about the anti-revolutionary potential of avocado on toast.

Rachel Briscoe is creative director of fanSHEN; recent work includes: Lists for the End of the World (awarded Live Lab bursary 2016) and Invisible Treasure (winner, Tipping Point Award). She is a director, writer, producer and maker of playful experiences in unorthodox locations. For five years to the end of 2015, she was director of theatre (jobshare) at Ovalhouse.


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