Produced and presented by PSYCHEdelight & The Cockpit
Hosted by The Cockpit
Following a sell-out run at our VOILA festival in November, the satirical comedy Borderline is returning to the Cockpit stage for a limited run of just 6 performances.
Devised by an ensemble of refugee and European performers, with live music... welcome to the Jungle!
Performed in English (with French/Pashto/Farsi and Arabic) .
All shows will be followed by Q&A with special guests.
Plus join us for a drink and a chat at the bar where there will be refugee musicians playing live acoustic music!.
S: Hi, I'm a theatre maker, I've been volunteering and doing workshops in Calais for a year now. Majid gave me your number. I want to create a comedy with refugees about the Jungle.
P: A comedy?... About the Jungle???
Silence. Big smile.
P: Yes, I love comedy!!!
BORDERLINE is a devised comedy show with live music. Performed in English (with French/Pashto/Farsi and Arabic) .
Tuesday 3rd January to Saturday 7th January - 7:30pm
Monday 9th of January - 2pm
Plus an extra performance on Wednesday 25th January - 2pm
Our Q&A guests
3/01/17: "The Paper people project" by Sue, an artist who spent many months in the Jungle. + An exhibition of Mani's work, an Iranian refugee artist who recently arrived to the UK.
4/01/17: The Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants and Young roots. 5/01/17: Good Chance. They ran the dome in the Jungle.
6/01/17: Counterpoint Arts 7/01/17: Side by Side refugees.
9/01/17: The Caravan. Theatre company in the refugee camps in Lebanon.
Running Time:1hr approx
TRAILER : https://vimeo.com/196265928
Picture credit Severine Sajous