Tag "John Cooper Clarke"

Our Friends, the Enemy.

Our Friends, The Enemy is an acclaimed one-man show combining theatre and spoken word to tell the story of the Christmas truce from the First World War. Here, writer Alex Gwyther explains the development of the piece from initial idea to finished production…

The First World War has always held a particular fascination for me. Perhaps I fought in it during a past life. There is something about it which strikes a chord in me, as I’m sure it does with many others. I can’t pinpoint it myself, but in …

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30th Anniversary wrap up!

All through November we’ve been celebrating Apples and Snakes’ 30th anniversary. Here’s what we’ve been up to!

We staged 30 Events in 30 Days across England: starting with a bit of a party at Free Word Centre for the people we work with – have a look at photos from the event below! Throughout November we put on artist workshops, live gigs and education events, all culminating in our big John Cooper Clarke show last weekend in partnership with The Albany, who are also celebrating their 30th! Even …

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An extract from October’s London Snakebasket

This is an extract from October’s London Snakebasket, to view the full version, click here.

Welcome to the all-new, streamlined, altogether snakier Snakebasket. Fewer words to wade through. How ironic. Isn’t wading through words what we’re all about?

So, in a nutshell, October turns to SPIN on the 6th at Tara Arts before we team up with Renaissance One for a Creative Salon at Rich Mix – that’s on the 9th. Then we’re presenting Richard Tyrone Jones’ Big Heart, a fun-to-be-at show about heart failure, on the

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An extract from August’s London Snakebasket

This is an extract from August’s London Snakebasket, to view the full version, click here.

Hello there!

Shout it from the rooftops or trill it into the ear of a loved one: there are no Apples and Snakes shows in London during the month of August. So I’m just going to start a groundswell of excitement for some of the fabbo stuff coming up in our autumn season.

We kick off on 5 September with Buddy Wakefield (twice World Slam Champion) at the Gallery Cafe in Bethnal Green – …

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