This fairy comes round your house. You, she says, are in luck. Ask for anything you want. Anything in the world and I’ll give it to you. But whatever you ask for, your neighbor gets the same thing,...
A reckless, reflective, live thinking-through of how and why we construct narrative.
“Imagine a bullfight without the bull: it would be a set of aesthetic manoeuvres, pretty twirls and pirouettes and so on – but there’d be no danger. The bull, crucially, brings danger to the party… that’s what the real is: the tip of the bull’s horn.” Tom McCarthy
We promise no less than 120 minutes. We promise real fictional characters. We promise a plot. We promise a surprise twist. We promise a rupture. We promise an ending. We promise a rupture.
“Story #1 is like a live grenade thrown at television: a thrilling exploration of truth, fiction and the strange space between.” Jonathan Wakeham, Screenwriter
“A funny and twisted exploration of our collective obsession with sensation, gore, genre and a damn good story. “ Aaron Wright Artistic Director, Fierce Festival
“Story #1 ranks as one of the truly brilliant, merciless and oddly narratively satisfying things I’ve encountered on stage.” Deborah Pearson Co-Director, Forest Fringe
This performance contains explicit sexual content and images and is therefore recommended for ages 18+.