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  • Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 10.00am
    Part electrifying gig, part thrilling theatre. Mary Shelley’s original, re-imagined with songs, soundscapes and sonic trickery.
    Price(s): £5 - £22
    Relaxed Performance information
    We'll take a relaxed attitude to noise and movement. Latecomers will be admitted, and re-admittance will be allowed. Ear defenders will be available for those with sensory sensitivities.
  • Moonbird by Joyce Dunbar and Jane Ray

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 10.30am
    Family show by Handprint Theatre with Deaf and hearing actors with integrated BSL, creative captions and spoken English accessible for all.
    Price(s): £9-10
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Full cast
    Integrated BSL, creative captions and spoken English. Deaf Actors; William Grint, Nadeem Islam, Hearing Signing Actors; Laura Goulden, Marian Hoddy
    Captioning information
    Creative captions visible from all over. Best visibility end on.
  • Daughterhood

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 11.20am
    A beautiful, ferocious play from Charley Miles about the bonds that tie us and how we sometimes need to break them.
    Price(s): £17
  • Amazing Adventure of Her Majesty at 90+

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 11.50am
    Affectionate comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch. This powerful, colourful lady head of state reveals her “all” to her people, taking us on a riotous ride into hitherto unseen aspects of her life. Join the singing, dancing Queen for tea, cake and more than you bargained for. This old grey mare definitely ain't what you thought she was. Free Battenburg cake and Duchy Original biscuits, courtesy of Princes Philip and Charles, at every performance. Carole Shaw comes from a family of serial joke-tellers and is a former teacher, translator and interpreter, turned comedian.
    Price(s): £5 - £7
    Relaxed Performance information
    Be aware that this show features:

    Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
    Performer goes into audience area
    Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
    Audience chill out area
    Permission to engage with performer
    Show guide or synopsis or character list
    Show does not feature:

    Total Audience Black Out
    Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
    Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
    Distinctive smells
    Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
    Latex balloons
    Characters expressing anger
    Audience required to walk around
    Audience required to undertake directed movement
    Audience invited on stage
    An intermission
    Permission to move around and make noise
  • Illegal

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    An American artist must decide whether to overstay her visa or give up her chance to become a UK citizen. A Guatemalan graduate must decide whether to make the dangerous trek to America. As their parallel stories intertwine, two young women discover how far they’ll go to get what they need... and who they’ll hurt by becoming illegal. A vibrant narrative poem woven with gripping drama by Jessica Phillippi, featuring music by Simon Liddell.
    Price(s): £10 - £11
    Captioning information
    Type: Open
  • 111 (one hundred and eleven)

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 12.30pm
    A powerful duet between two exceptional dancers - Joel Brown and Eve Mutso - as they explore their different strengths and vulnerabilities.
    Price(s): £10 - £12
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Emma-Jane McHenry
    Touch Tour: N/A
    Every performance will be audio described and the company will have 10 headsets per show.
  • Sad Eyes to Smile With

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    Queer identity plus slam poetry divided by austerity and multiplied by three. It's odd socks, deadline chasing, ice cream, and brown envelopes from the DWP. It's the days when you can and the days when you can't and the days when you're eaten by angry. It's being hugged so tight you forget how to breathe. It's listening restlessly and choosing to dream. Sad Eyes to Smile With is representation without explanation grounded in the stories we tell ourselves to make the world okay. ***** (FringeGuru.com). 'Strikingly direct... beautiful, sometimes funny and always necessary' (StanzaPoetry.org).
    Price(s): £6-£8
    Relaxed Performance information
    Be aware that this show features:

    Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
    Characters expressing anger
    Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
    Show guide or synopsis or character list

    Show does not feature:

    Total Audience Black Out
    Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
    Distinctive smells
    Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
    Latex balloons
    Audience required to walk around
    Audience required to undertake directed movement
    Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
    Audience invited on stage
    Performer goes into audience area
    An intermission
    Audience chill out area
    Permission to move around and make noise
    Permission to engage with performer
  • Sad Eyes to Smile With

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    Queer identity plus slam poetry divided by austerity and multiplied by three. It's odd socks, deadline chasing, ice cream, and brown envelopes from the DWP. It's the days when you can and the days when you can't and the days when you're eaten by angry. It's being hugged so tight you forget how to breathe. It's listening restlessly and choosing to dream. Sad Eyes to Smile With is representation without explanation grounded in the stories we tell ourselves to make the world okay. ***** (FringeGuru.com). 'Strikingly direct... beautiful, sometimes funny and always necessary' (StanzaPoetry.org).
    Price(s): £6 - £8
    Audio Description information
    Type: Integrated
  • Beach Body Ready

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    Friday 23rd Aug, 1.10pm
    Shaving? Over exercising? Cabbage Souping? Starving? Don’t bother, we're not! Grab your pals and your biscuits and watch Beach Body Ready!
    Price(s): £7 - £10
    Relaxed Performance information
    Every performance is relaxed. We will have a relaxed atmosphere to movement and sound in the auditorium. There are no sudden lighting changes, no sudden sounds and actors are introduced at the start.
  • BoxedIn Theatre Presents: The Earth Untold

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    Five storytellers open a treasure chest. Each day, help them unlock different myths, histories and secrets from the world we all call home.
    Price(s): £5
    Relaxed Performance information
    Further information about the performance's content available on the Fringe website. Contact boxoffice@thegreenhousetheatre.com if you have any questions or to request a character introduction.
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