The Cracks In My Skin

Wed 22nd – Sat 25th Feb 2012

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The Bristol Spotlights

SUMMARY

'Do you though? Find it hard? Getting close? I want to get close but I can't stop blowing things apart. Vexing people like a bomb.'

Spotlights Drama Society presents its Spring MR5C production of Phil Porter's award-winning 'The Cracks In My Skin'.

The story of Janie, a strange, uncouth, wonderful creation, a girl who just wants to get close, get swallowed up, get her head completely stuck inside someone else's, as she stumbles across three forgotten people in need of a miracle. On one hot evening in the middle of summer 1987, with the help of a bottle of gin, a paddling pool and the music of Dexy's Midnight Runners, this mismatched group find in themselves the unlikeliest of families. ‘The Cracks in my Skin’ is open-hearted, funny, surprising and brutal, a new kind of love story, a new kind of family.

With a distinctly nostalgic 80s flavour and killer soundtrack, with costume courtesy of 71 Queens vintage clothing store, 'The Cracks In My Skin' presents a world where rules feel different, surprising and disarming, a play for anyone.

Check out the TRAILER here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q4picnG1CE

Performances:

22nd-25th February, 7.30pm

Tickets £4/5 (with discounted tickets on opening night, 22nd)

MR5C, Bristol Students Union

Tickets availible online at www.ubutheatre.com

Directed by Miriam Battye

Produced by Becci Griggs

Assistant Directed by Theo Scholefield

Assistant Produced by Nat Mayne and Maddy Shenai

Sound by Ally Watson

Stage Management by Hannah Horan

Cast:

Stephanie Glide

James Marshall

Claudia Jolly

Joe Newton

Rosie Joly

Ragevan Vasan

Photography courtesy Jamie Corbin www.jamiecorbin.co.uk

Trailer courtesy of Third Eye Productions www.third-eye-productions.co.uk

Costume courtesy of 71 Queens www.facebook.com/71QUEENS

Admission: £5(£4)

MR5C, Lady Windsor theatre

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