Christopher Brett Bailey


Thursday 27th August & Friday 28th August 2015 – 9.30pm

A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling. Tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence. From the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey comes a spiraling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose.

Returning to Forest Fringe after its sell-out run last year, for just 2 nights only. With echoes of Lenny Bruce, William Burroughs, beat poetry and B-movies, This is How We die is a prime slice of surrealist trash, an Americana death trip and a dizzying exorcism for a world convinced it is dying…

An absurd road movie of the soul cut with a razor wit and bubbling paranoia‘ ★★★★ The Guardian

Blisteringly brilliant’ ★★★★ The Scotsman

★★★★★ Exeunt

A visceral, world-burning piece of theatre….a brutal, vital, incredible show’ Total Theatre

Winner of the Arches Brick Award 2014

Written and performed by Christopher Brett Bailey Musicians: George Percy, Alicia Jane Turner, Christopher Brett Bailey, and Apollo Dramaturg: Anne Rieger Lighting Design by Sherry Coenen Production Manager: Alex Fernandes Produced by Beckie Darlington Supported by Arts Council England. Commissioned by Ovalhouse, and made with support from the Basement, Cambridge Junction and Norwich Arts Centre.

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Twitter: @ct_bailey#THISISHOWWEDIE

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