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Ovalhouse Performance Company

Austerity & Me

Written and devised by the Company, Directed by Mahri Reilly. With special thanks to Potent Whisper

Austerity & Me is an artistic exploration of personal accounts by 18-24 year olds living in South London today. Told through spoken word and physical theatre, this work offers the opportunity for their voices to be heard in the struggle for survival against the violence austerity inflicts.

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Thu 14 Jun – Fri 15 Jun, 7:30pm and Sat 16 Jun, 2:00pm

Running time: 60 mins

Venue: Downstairs

Written and devised by the Company 
Directed by Mahri Reilly 
With special thanks to Potent Whisper

The big word we’re told so little about. It’s reported to have caused over 120,000 deaths in the UK to date. It’s arguably the most pressing socio-political issue of our time.

But what exactly is it?

How does it actually affect us?

And can we do anything about it?

Austerity & Me is an artistic exploration of personal accounts by 18-24 year olds living in South London today. Told through spoken word and physical theatre, this work offers the opportunity for their voices to be heard in the struggle for survival against the violence austerity inflicts.

Ovalhouse Performance Company is a brand new performance collective for 18-24 year olds from South London. This is their debut performance before touring the show to National Theatre of Scotland’s Exchange Festival in Inverness in July.

  • Thu 14 Jun, 7:30pm
  • Fri 15 Jun, 7:30pm
  • Sat 16 Jun, 2:00pm


Mahri Reilly Director

Additional information

Age 11+

Running time 60 mins Tickets £10 ADULTS | £7 U16 

Presented in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland.

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