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Pasties at The Pleasance

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Join us for Pasties at The Pleasance on Friday 26 August, 4.30pm at The Brookes Club, Pleasance Dome.

Theatre Royal Plymouth and Hall for Cornwall are hosting Pasties at The Pleasance to celebrate the vibrant work that is made in Devon and Cornwall.

It will be a celebration and an opportunity to say thanks to all the artists we’ve worked with at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022.

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Every Word Was Once An Animal

Ontroerend Goed, Perpodium, Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Richard Jordan Productions & Theatre Royal Plymouth

5–9, 11–14, 16–21, 23–28 August, 2.15pm. ZOO Southside – Main House

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Every Word Was Once An Animal, Ontroerend Goed dances on the thin line between truth and another truth. Forget what you just read. Just remember that half a truth is often a great lie.

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Breathless

Laura Horton & Theatre Royal Plymouth

3–9, 11–16, 18–29 August, 3pm. Pleasance Courtyard – Bunker Two

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Breathless is a funny, honest and stylish exploration of the knife-edge of hoarding, from the joy to the addiction and suffocating shame. From Laura Horton, Plymouth Laureate of Words, own experience of clothes hoarding.

(Winner of The Scotsman Fringe Firsts Award 2022)

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Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Voodoo Monkeys & Theatre Royal Plymouth

3–9, 11–16, 18–29 August, 2.10pm. Pleasance Courtyard – Beside

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This pacey, powerful and heartbreakingly authentic exploration of hope and despair combines immersive sound and bold storytelling to create a vivid and visceral theatrical experience. Today I Killed My Very First Bird is an unflinching, relentless, and stomach-churning new play based on lived experience.

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Happy Meal

Roots & Theatre Royal Plymouth with ETT & Oxford Playhouse

4–7, 9–14, 16–21, 23–28 August, times vary. Traverse Theatre – Traverse 2

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The world premiere of Tabby Lamb’s Happy Meal is a joyful queer rom-com where Millennial meets Gen Z and change is all around.

(Winner of The Scotsman Fringe Firsts Award 2022)

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Still Floating

SDJ Productions with Theatre Royal Plymouth, Pontio, Bangor & Cairde Festival, Sligo

3–14, 16–21, 23–28 August, 7.15pm. Summerhall – Old Lab

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STILL FLOATING is a brand new piece of warm-hearted comic storytelling by BBC award-winning writer/performer Shôn Dale-Jones. A story about love, resilience and laughing at the things that should make us cry.

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Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

Coppice Theatre

12–16, 18–21 August, 11.30am. Pleasance Courtyard – Below

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Cornwall-based Coppice Theatre specialises in creating engaging, entertaining, and educational storytelling shows to delight and intrigue young audiences. Science Adventures: The Power Pickle encourages a love of STEM subjects, explores different types of renewable energy, and highlights the importance of failure.

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Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

Coppice Theatre

12–16, 18–21 August, 11am. Gilded Balloon Teviot

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“Why, hello there and welcome to the Haunted Bookshop. Come in, come in, take a seat, make yourself at home, don’t slip on the blood and don’t lose your head..” croons the creepy Miss Cordelia Hemlock as the audience arrive for this hour of spooky storytelling.

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