“In our apartment in New York, I had a life-size, ‘Dr Who.’ cardboard cut-out of Captain Jack Harkness,” Pascoe said, smiling, “and he would scare the sh*t out of everyone walking through the apartment. It didn’t matter how long he’d been there, he’d still get you every time.” This is what inspired their own cut-outs for the set.
While the subject matter runs the risk of being very technophobic and cliché, it instead has a beautifully constructed plot and gives great insight into human vulnerability in a modern context. Review by Caz Stafford.
Considering Halligan is an established comedic writer I was surprised with how sloppy the show was. It wasn’t just the provincial cultural transgressions that left me unmoved; the whole show was a lukewarm mess.
I appreciated the aesthetic of their glistening, rippling abs and iron thighs as I lounged back and quaffed wine, completely enthralled by their sure footed athleticism in pointe shoes. My body groaned as it imagined attempting the supreme way they moved; supple and utterly elastic. Samuel J. Cox reviews.
Creators Katie-Rose Spence and Hannah Pascoe have devised a wordless show about human connection, using memes and YouTube clips, pictures of Jeff Goldblum, cardboard cut-outs, and most importantly, their own elastic bodies to tell their quirky little narrative. Clare Parker reviews.
Like Bowden's previous creations, 'Wilting in Reverse' throbs with lonely-hearted dream textures, aches over love and loss, and is obsessed with the silly yet sublime fragility of the earth and its silly yet sublime inhabitants. Kate Prendergast reviews.