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Dark Fairy Tales
On from 28 Nov 2009 till 28 Nov 2009
Watermans
by London Literature Lounge
Genre(s): New Writing

About: Dark Fairy Tales

Writer and director, Anjan Saha teams up with projectionist, Al Livingstone to present a magical enchanted world of Dark Fairytales. Pioneering their self –styled, Theatre of Continuous Performance, where spoken word merges with light illuminations to create mesmerizing images, fairytales of Indian, African and European origin will be presented with a dark twist.

Featuring some of the best literary talents including poets and acclaimed performers Dzifa Benson, El Crisis, Philip Lawder, storyteller, Bhavit Mehta and Blues music guitarist and singer, Robert Hokum, Dark Fairy Tales, gives us a whole new interpretation of the dangers that might befall the unwary this Xmas!

“…Fairytales speak through beasts to explore common experiences – fear of sexual intimacy, terror and violence, injustice, and struggles for survival. The fairytales themselves, growing out of the spoken word, become part of legislating fabric, and by issuing warnings about what happens to kings and princesses, sharks and other beasts who don’t keep their promises, reminds us to keep ours.”
Marina Warner, writing for The Guardian

London Literature Lounge Presents
Dark Fairy Tales Saturday 28 November 09
7.15pm – 9.45pm
Tickets: £8 advance; £10 at door
Box Office: 020 8232 1010
40 High Street
Brentford TW8 ODS
www.watermans.org.uk

Café, Bar and Restaurant on Site

Reviews

“Literature Lounge sets the perfect stage for the foray into the world of spoken word. BBC Poetry Season

View Literature Lounge “Performing Poetry” film on www.bbc.co.uk/poetryseason

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