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January – June 2012 Fuel produces fresh work for adventurous people by inspiring artists fueltheatre.com


Welcome to our new season

Where you can find us this spring and summer Glasgow

We have a packed six months for you, as we roam from Wales to Australia, from Oxford to Ormskirk, and take over medical schools and village halls, theatres and galleries.

H Aberystwyth Going Dark

H Crawley Black T-shirt Collection

H Berrynarbor Make Better Please

H Frome Black T-shirt Collection

H Berwick Black T-shirt Collection

H Glasgow MUST – the inside story

Don’t forget to download Body Pods, our latest series of podcasts. Released monthly across 2012, each podcast is created by an artist working in collaboration with a scientist to explore a different part of the body – getting to the heart of what makes us human. We’ll also be trying out a new idea at the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival, and bringing a selection of our touring shows to Liverpool for a Fuel season at the Unity Theatre.

H Birmingham Love Letters Straight From Your Heart Make Better Please The Forest

H Hull Going Dark

H Bletchingley Love Letters Straight From Your Heart H Bristol Black T-shirt Collection Minsk, 2011 H Caernarfon The Forest

We hope you find something just right for you.

H Cardiff Going Dark Minsk, 2011 The Forest

Kate McGrath and Louise Blackwell Directors, Fuel

H Cheltenham Black T-shirt Collection Make Better Please

Keep up to date with the latest at Fuel – fueltheatre.com, facebook.com/fueltheatre and @fueltheatre

H Colchester Going Dark H Coventry Black T-shirt Collection Ring

H Ipswich The Forest H Lancaster The Forest H Leeds Make Better Please Minsk, 2011 H Lingfield Love Letters Straight From Your Heart H Liverpool Black T-shirt Collection Going Dark Make Better Please Ring H London Autobiographer Black T-shirt Collection Going Dark Knight Watch Love Letters Straight From Your Heart Make Better Please

Berwick Newcastle

Minsk, 2011 Phenomenal People Stilled The Forest The Last Judgement The Summer House H Manchester Black T-shirt Collection Minsk, 2011 H Newcastle Make Better Please Minsk, 2011 H Ormskirk Black T-shirt Collection

Lancaster Leeds Hull Manchester Liverpool Sheffield Ormskirk

Caernarfon Aberystwyth

Birmingham Coventry

Ipswich Cheltenham Colchester Oxford London Bristol Frome Bletchingley Lingfield Crawley Berrynarbor

Cardiff

Plymouth

H Oxford Minsk, 2011 H Plymouth Going Dark H Sheffield Knight Watch Body Pods available online wherever you are.

H Perth, Australia The 14th Tale


John Martin, The Great Day of His Wrath 1851-3, Tate

An Installation by Uninvited Guests and Fuel In collaboration with Lewis Gibson Animation by Stephen Gray A son et lumière to accompany John Martin’s three great paintings, The Last Judgement, The Great Day of His Wrath and The Plains of Heaven. A recreation of lectures presented in public halls across the land, when these popular paintings toured in the late 19th century, and with reference to contemporary apocalyptic blockbusters. Showing twice an hour as part of Tate Britain’s John Martin: Apocalypse exhibition. Tate Britain, London Until 15 Jan Exhibition Tickets: £14/£12 tate.org.uk/britain 020 7887 8888

Uninvited Guests stage an event that is somewhere between a wedding reception, a wake and a radio dedication show. We speak of our own and other’s loves – deep, passionate, ambivalent and unrequited – and dedicate songs to them. If you want to join us on this happy occasion, send a dedication to someone you love to info@uninvited-guests.net. Tell us what they mean to you and why you’ve chosen this piece of music. Your letters of love may become part of the show, romantic gestures or signs of friendship, shared publicly between us. Be our witnesses and we’ll be yours.

“You can’t help but fall in love with it.” The Guardian HHHHH A BAC Scratch and an Arnolfini We Live Here commission. Also commissioned by Leeds Met Studio Theatre. Originally funded by Arts Council England. Rural touring in Surrey supported by Farnham Maltings.

Southbank Centre, London 2, 3, 4, 14 Feb, 7.30pm 5 Feb, 6pm Tickets: £20 (Early Bird £15) southbankcentre.co.uk 0844 875 0073 Fierce Festival, Birmingham in association with mac 31 Mar–1 Apr, 9.30pm Tickets: £12/£9 wearefierce.org 0121 446 3232 Bletchingley Village Hall 27 Apr, 7.30pm Tickets: £17.50 (inc dinner) Booking: Annabel Smith 01883 740181 or Sue Morris 01883 743334

Lingfield & Dormandsland Community Centre 28 Apr, 6.30pm Tickets: £15 (inc. dinner) lingfieldcentre.org 01342 833893 Holborn Day Centre, London As part of Clod Ensemble’s Extravagant Acts for Mature People 18 Jun, 10.30am 0207 749 0555 Poplar Day Centre, London As part of Clod Ensemble’s Extravagant Acts for Mature People 18 Jun, 2pm 0207 749 0555

ARNOLFINI

Image: Jonathan Bewley

Uninvited Guests and Fuel The Last Judgement: A Descriptive Lecture at Love Letters Straight From Your Heart Intervals

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Fuel presents Uninvited Guests’

In collaboration with Lewis Gibson Bring us the troubles of the world, this city’s crises and the hope in your hearts. Uninvited Guests are in town. We call on the people to gather with us, to read the day’s newspapers together, to speak and to listen. We will give voice to the concerns of the hour! We will question the powers that be! We will make things better! We will make things better! This is a town hall meeting and a radio broadcast, a public protest and the news of your world. In these times of crisis we make a collective ministry with you, our society of friends. Possessed by the spirits of corporate fat cats, cabinet ministers and media tycoons, we invoke the demons of the day, in order to banish them forever. Frothing at the mouth, we dance it out, rock out and rage on your behalf. Each show will draw on the day’s news and will be about whatever matters to you. We’ll speak the unspeakable and do the unthinkable for you. Commissioned and developed by Theatre Bristol, Bristol Old Vic and BAC. Funded by Arts Council England. Developed with the support of Beaford Arts.

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Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham 24–25 Feb, 7.30pm 25 Feb, 3pm Tickets: £12/£8/£5 parabolaartscentre.co.uk 01242 707338

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds Transform 12 Festival 22 Apr Tickets: £12 wyp.org.uk 0113 213 7700

Unity Theatre, Liverpool 2–3 Mar, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk 0844 873 2888

BAC, London 1–12 May, 7.30pm Tickets: £15/£10 bac.org.uk 020 7223 2223

Manor Hall, Berrynarbor 23 Mar, 8pm Tickets: £8 beaford-arts.org.uk 01805 603201

Northern Stage, Newcastle 15 Jun, 8pm 16 Jun, 2pm Tickets: £12/£9 northernstage.co.uk 0191 230 5151

A Beaford Arts venue 24 Mar Tickets: £8 beaford-arts.org.uk 01805 603201 Fierce Festival, Birmingham In association with mac 30 Mar, 7pm 31 Mar–1 Apr, 6pm Tickets: £12/£9 wearefierce.org 0121 446 3232

Image: Ben Dowden

Make Better Please


Still Life (with dog)

The Forest

A Fevered Sleep film

Created by Fevered Sleep

Inspired by Fevered Sleep’s On Ageing, Still Life (with dog) is a short film featuring seven remarkable female performers.

A thrilling performance for children aged 5 and over.

Inspired by the idea of the ‘seven ages of man’, Still Life (with dog) hints at the accumulation of objects and memories over the course of a life, the strange ways in which we experience time, and the profound physical changes that take place as we age. Available to view at feveredsleep.co.uk from February 2012. Follow @feveredsleep or search #fsLife for more information.

The creators of Brilliant and And the Rain Falls Down present a treat to excite your imagination and tickle your senses... a thrilling, surprising and enchanting performance that explores the landscape of the forest through music, dance, light and sound. Back in the UK after a sell-out run at Sydney Opera House, The Forest is an intelligent piece of contemporary dance theatre that takes place within an exquisite set, full of real trees.

“Exquisite… It’s like a dream of a night in a forest. There’s a grace to this show that captivated and moved me.” The Times HHHH Commissioned by Lyric Hammersmith. Research supported by Sadler’s Wells.

The Albany, London 13–16 Feb Tickets: £9/£7.50 thealbany.org.uk 020 8692 4446

mac, Birmingham 7–11 Mar Tickets: £8 macarts.co.uk 0121 446 3232

DanceEast, Ipswich 23–25 Feb Tickets: £10/£6 danceeast.co.uk 01473 295230

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff 21–24 Mar Tickets: £7 shermancymru.co.uk 029 2064 6900

Live at LICA, Lancaster University 29 Feb–3 Mar Tickets: £8 liveatlica.org/forest 01524 594151

Galeri, Caernarfon 29–31 Mar Tickets: £5 galericaernarfon.com 01286 685 222 Performance times vary; please see venues for details.

Image: Matthew Andrews

A Fevered Sleep and Fuel Production

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A Fevered Sleep and Fuel production

Fuel presents

Stilled

Ring

A photographic performance marathon

Conceived and directed by David Rosenberg Written by Glen Neath Sound by Ben and Max Ringham

Inspired by the scientific process of X-ray crystallography, Fevered Sleep’s most delicate piece for adults weaves together dance, light, music and photography to create a meditative cross-artform event exploring perception, movement and stillness.

Image: Welcome Images

Accompanied by a live sound and light score, Stilled is performed for both for a human audience and for a bank of silent, all-seeing pinhole cameras. Alongside the performance, Siobhan Davies Studios host an exhibition of prints from Stilled, displayed throughout the building. Each image bears witness to dances that have already been and gone, durations of time captured in a single image. Originally commissioned by the Wellcome Collection.

Further dates for Stilled will be announced in early 2012. Follow @feveredsleep or search #fsStilled for details.

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Siobhan Davies Dance Studio, London Exhibition: Sat 17 Mar– Sun 1 Apr Performance: Sat 17 Mar, 1pm–8pm (free, non-ticketed. You are free to come and go throughout the piece) Talk: Fri 30 Mar, 7pm siobhandaviesdance.com

You are invited to attend a meeting. We must protect the interests of all the other participants. You may not know them by name but you will probably recognise them. They have driven you home from airports. They have employed you. They have engaged you in small talk. But that talk was never small, in fact everything that has been said so far has been said to protect you. But now you are no longer sleeping. Ring is a sound journey in complete darkness. It is an antidote to choice. This is the beginnings of a new show from director David Rosenberg (Electric Hotel, Shunt), writer Glen Neath (The Outgoing Man, and Romcom by Rotozaza) and Fuel.

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry (Work in development showings) 2–3 Feb, 7.45pm Tickets: £6/£5 warwickartscentre.co.uk 024 7652 4524 Unity Theatre, Liverpool 17–18 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk 0844 873 2888 The show takes place in total darkness. It is sound based and involves wearing headsets. Recommended for age 16+. Triggered at Warwick Arts Centre. Funded by Arts Council England.


Fuel presents

The Summer House A Comedy Thriller Devised by Will Adamsdale, Neil Haigh, Matthew Steer and John Wright. Directed by John Wright Three not-so-alpha males are AWOL on a stag night in Iceland. Then the Vikings arrive. Mountains, myths and middle class angst, in a new play about friendship and modern masculinity. And the weather.

Gate Theatre, London 28 Feb–24 Mar, 7.30pm Sat matinees, 3pm £10–£20 gatetheatre.co.uk 020 7229 0706 7 Mar: sign interpreted performance

The Summer House is a first time collaboration between Will Adamsdale (Jackson’s Way), Neil Haigh (Cartoon de Salvo), Matthew Steer (Britain’s Best Mates), and John Wright (co-founder of Told by an Idiot and Trestle).

“Warm, funny, spot-on comedy with dark undertones – very entertaining” Whatsonstage HHHH

Image: Edmund Collier

Commissioned by Corn Exchange Newbury. Developed as part of Fuel at the Roundhouse and the Jerwood Residencies at Cove Park, which are supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Funded by Arts Council England. Production time in kind provided by artsdepot. Presented as part of Gate Guests.

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Fuel and Belarus Free Theatre present

Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker Devised by Belarus Free Theatre Adapted and directed by Vladimir Shcherban

Strip clubs, underground raves and gay pride parades pulse beneath the surface of a city where sexuality is twisted by oppression. If scars are sexy, Minsk must be the sexiest city in the world. A love letter to a home that exiles those willing to fight for it, Minsk, 2011 celebrates and mourns a land that has lost its way. A rare opportunity to experience a provocative and heartbreaking show from a revolutionary company. Belarus Free Theatre was founded in 2005 in response to the Lukashenko dictatorship. Many company members have served time in prison, lost their jobs, gone into hiding or been exiled. Despite this, the company continues to develop award-winning work with the support of artists around the world. Fringe First winner 2011. Originally presented at the Pleasance. Developed in residence at the Dartington Space with the support of the Dartington Hall Trust. Funded by Arts Council England. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

“What makes it heart-rending is the knowledge that the events described are true.” The Telegraph HHHHH 8 fueltheatre.com

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds Transform 12 Festival 26–27 Apr, 7.30pm wyp.org.uk 0113 213 7700 Mayfest, Bristol 21–26 May mayfestbristol.co.uk 0117 987 7877 Sherman Cymru, Cardiff 29–30 May, 8pm Tickets: £6–£20 shermancymru.co.uk 029 2064 6900 North Wall, Oxford 31 May–2 Jun, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 thenorthwall.org 01865 319 450

Contact, Manchester 6–7 Jun, 8pm Tickets: £12/£8 contactmcr.com 0161 274 0600 Northern Stage, Newcastle 8–9 Jun, 8pm Tickets: £14.50/£12 northernstage.co.uk 0191 230 5151 Young Vic, London Presented as part of LIFT 2012 liftfestival.com 12–23 Jun,7.30pm 15 Jun, 5pm 16, 20, 23 Jun, 2.45pm No performances on Sundays Tickets: £17.50/£10 youngvic.org 020 7922 2922

Image: Nikolai Khalezin

Welcome to Minsk – the sexiest city in the world!


Fuel presents

Phenomenal People The world is full of inspiring women who are brave, beautiful and strong; who have made a difference and whose stories have never been told. We want to hear those stories. Shout them from the rooftops. Whisper them in your ears. We want to work out how best to celebrate these phenomenal people and so we’re trying out ideas at the Women of the World festival at the Southbank Centre.

Southbank Centre, London 9 Mar, 11am–3pm 10–11 March, 11am–7pm Included in £12 day ticket for Women of the World Festival southbankcentre.co.uk 0844 875 0073

Join some brilliant artists who will be sharing their stories live and online over the weekend. Seek us out and spend some time, have a drink, hear a story and share your stories of inspirational women. Artists include Makiko Aoyama, Malika Booker, Natasha Chivers, Lizzie Clachan, Natalie Kaliada, Stef Lewandowski, Frauke Requardt and Melanie Wilson. Find out more and contribute at fueltheatre.com/projects/WOW-phenomenal-people

Image: © Tom Kelley Archive

Commissioned by the Southbank Centre. Funded by Arts Council England.

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Going Dark Written by Hattie Naylor in collaboration with Sound&Fury How far can you see? A mile? A hundred miles? Or to the furthest shores of the universe to a far away galaxy? It’s Max’s job to ask the cosmic questions. Passionate about astronomy, he works as the narrator at the city’s planetarium where he challenges his audiences with the mysteries of stars and science. When his own life takes an unexpected turn, Max discovers that understanding the universe requires a different kind of vision... Sound&Fury use their innovative theatre vocabulary of immersive surround sound design, total darkness and imaginative lighting in Going Dark to reawaken our wonder at the cosmos and reveal how one man’s vision becomes illuminated by darkness.

Drum Theatre Plymouth 8–11 Feb, 7.45pm Tickets: £13 theatreroyal.com 01752 267 222 Aberystwyth Arts Centre 13–17 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £12.50/£11.50 aberystwythartscentre.co.uk 01970 623 232 Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 21 – 22 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £8 – £12 wmc.org.uk 029 2063 6464 Unity Theatre, Liverpool 24 – 25 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk 0844 873 2888 Hull Truck Theatre 28–29 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £10/£8 hulltruck.co.uk 01482 323638

Commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre. Developed as part of Fuel at the Roundhouse and the Jerwood residencies at Cove Park which are supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Funded by Arts Council England, the Wellcome Trust, the Institute of Physics and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. Supported by the Linbury Prize for stage design.

Lakeside Theatre, Colchester 3 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: £10/£7/£5 www.essex.ac.uk/artson5 01206 873288/573948

This show takes place in very low lighting, with moments of total darkness.

Young Vic, London 6–24 Mar, 8pm Wed and Sat, 3pm No performances on Sundays Tickets: £10–£15 youngvic.org 020 7922 2922 Going Dark will be performed as part of the Caravan showcase at Brighton Festival on 15 May. caravanshowcase.org.uk

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Original image: Aleš Valášek designed by Leopold

Fuel presents Sound&Fury’s


Melanie Wilson and Fuel present

Autobiographer by Melanie Wilson Combining a lyrical text, immersive staging and an enigmatic and compelling performance style, Autobiographer draws us into the unravelling mind of its central character, Flora. Voiced by multiple performers, Flora reveals a curious and evocative portrait of a life refracted through the lens of dementia, layered from fragments of stories and pulses of memory. This tender, poetic and thrilling performance features a cast of four and a bold and electrifying score of voice and sound.

Toynbee Studios, London 17 Apr–5 May, 7:30pm No performances Sundays Tickets £15/£10 artsadmin.co.uk 020 7650 2350

Miranda Podor/Getty Images

“A beautiful puzzle… sharply moving… beyond heartbreaking.” The Irish Times Funded by Arts Council England and a Wellcome Trust Arts Award. Developed as part of Fuel at the Roundhouse and Jerwood residencies at Cove Park, which are supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Development supported by ARC Stockton on Tees. Developed at MAKE 2010, an artist development programme supported by Absolut Fringe, Cork Midsummer Festival, Project & Theatre Forum.

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Unity Theatre, Liverpool 9–10 Mar, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk 0844 873 2888

Fuel presents Inua Ellams’

Knight Watch SouthS’tory

In a world where tower blocks are stone mountains and city walls are urban tapestries retelling epic fights, Michael keeps away from the warring tribes until a passerby helps him out of a tight situation. Instantly, he is pulled into the culture he has tried to escape. The city spirals out of control as battle lines are drawn and redrawn. In the quest for balance, loyalty, faith and friendships are tested, but will Michael succeed in ending the war?

Image: Inua Ellams

Commissioned by the Albany. Funded by Arts Council England.

International Student Drama Festival, Sheffield 26 Jun nsdf.org.uk

Camden People’s Theatre, London 29–30 Jun cptheatre.co.uk

Tour continues in July 2012.

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Fuel presents Inua Ellams’

Black T-shirt Collection “The wild things they did with those tees. Some held together by wooden pins. Some strung to wear just once. Some of long thin detachable sleeves...” From Fringe First winner Inua Ellams comes a new story about two foster brothers building a global t-shirt brand. On their journey from a market in Nigeria to a sweatshop in China, Matthew and Muhammed discover the consequences of success. Inua Ellams was born in Nigeria in 1984, and moved to the UK as a teenager. Inua’s work merges visual art, spoken word and theatre, and he is known for his for iconic imagery, beauty and attention to detail. The poet and performer who brought us The 14th Tale and Untitled, performs his new work, Black T-shirt Collection as part of its first national tour. Commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre. Developed with the support of the Arvon Foundation and the National Theatre. Funded by Arts Council England.

Rose Theatre, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk 12 Mar, 7.30pm Tickets: £10/£8 edgehill.ac.uk/rosetheatre 01695 584480 Contact, Manchester 13–14 Mar, 7.30pm Sign Interpreted Performance: 14 Mar Tickets: £10/£6 contactmcr.com 0161 274 0600 Bristol Old Vic 15–17 Mar, 8pm Tickets: £12/£8 bristololdvic.org.uk 0117 987 7877 Hawth Studio, Crawley 26–27 Mar, 7.45pm Tickets: £14/£12 Schools: £8.50 hawth.co.uk 01293 553636

National Theatre, London In rep 12–25 Apr nationaltheatre.org.uk 0207 452 3000 Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham 27 Apr, 7.30pm Tickets: £10/£8/£5 parabolaartscentre.co.uk 01242 707338 Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 1–2 May, 7.45pm Tickets: £10.50/£8.50 warwickartscentre.co.uk 024 7652 4524 The Maltings Theatre, Berwick-upon-Tweed 5 May, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 maltingsberwick.co.uk 01289 330 999 Merlin Theatre, Frome 14 May, 7.45pm Tickets: £14/£12 merlintheatre.co.uk 01373 465949 Black T-shirt Collection will be performed as part of the Caravan showcase in the Brighton Festival on 13 May. caravanshowcase.org.uk

Image: Naomi Woodis

Bristol Old Vic Ferment (work in development showing) 21 Jan, 8pm Tickets: £4 bristololdvic.org.uk 0117 987 7877


Peggy Shaw in collaboration with Clod Ensemble

MUST the inside story Accompanied by a live band, legendary New York performer Peggy Shaw excavates the memories and images that shelter in her joints and unearths ancient stories embedded in layers of bone. Followed by a post show discussion. Produced in association with Fuel.

Fuel presents Inua Ellams’

The 14th Tale The 14th Tale is a free flowing mellifluous narrative that tells the hilarious exploits of a natural born mischief growing from the clay streets of Nigeria to the roof tops of Dublin, and finally to London. Inua vividly recreates the characters that punctuate his upbringing in deft and beautiful poetry, while challenging the audience’s expectations of what it is to be a young, black male in London today.

Perth Festival 2012

Fringe First Award 2009.

Katanning Leisure Centre 28 Feb, 8pm

A BAC Scratch Commission with Apples & Snakes. A London Word Festival Commission. Originally funded by Arts Council England. A Perth International Arts Festival event.

Octagon Theatre, UWA 26 Feb, 5pm Albany Entertainment Centre 27 Feb, 8pm

Denmark Civic Centre 29 Feb, 8pm Tickets: $39.50–$25 perthfestival.com.au 0061 864 88 5555

Image: Manuel Vason

Image: Inua Ellams

“Ellams’ poetry is smooth enough to melt in the ear, yet packed full of snap, crackle and pop.” Time Out

Dolphin Theatre, UWA 24 Feb, 7.30pm

“Exquisite… This is open-heart surgery of the artistic kind, performed without anaesthetic.” The Guardian

Creative Space G Block Western Infirmary Dumbarton Road Glasgow, G11 6NT 16 Feb 5pm Tickets: Free 0141 211 6344

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Fuel, Roundhouse and the UCL Ear Institute present

How well do you know your insides? Ever wondered why you have an appendix or how your ears work out the source of a sound? Discover the strange and surprising human body in Body Pods, a series of 12 podcasts by artists and scientists, each one exploring a different part of your body. Artists include Francesca Beard, Amanda Boyle, Stacy Makishi, David Rosenberg, and Richard Thomas. Scientists include Prof. David McAlpine, Dr David Hildick-Smith and David Gems. Download the podcasts at fueltheatre.com, or look out for our listening stations, touring theatres, hospitals and universities throughout the year, including BAC and University College, London, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds and Unity Theatre, Liverpool. Funded by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award. Also released as the Guardian Culture Podcast each month.

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Research & development

We are thrilled to be collaborating with Liverpool’s Unity Theatre to bring you an exciting season of shows. This is a new kind of partnership for us, and we hope you’ll experience something unique and surprising in the festival. We believe the artists who have made these shows are some of the most imaginative and inspiring in the UK, and we’re looking forward to finding out whether you agree.

In addition to the seventeen productions you can read about in this brochure, we run an active and in-depth development programme for artists and new work. With the help of Arts Council England and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, we’re able to send artists on creative residencies at Dartington Hall and Cove Park, where they can dream up new ideas. This is our lab, where much of the work we produce begins its life.

Alongside four shows in the theatres, you can listen to Body Pods, a series of podcasts about the human body in the foyer, and watch a film by Fevered Sleep in the bar. Check out our website for details of workshops and post-show discussions. We hope you enjoy the festival. Ring 17-18 Feb, 8pm Tickets £12/£10

Black T-shirt Collection 9-10 Mar, 8pm Tickets £12/10

Going Dark 24–25 Feb, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10

See three shows in the festival for £30

Make Better Please 2-3 Mar, 8pm Tickets £12/£10

unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk 0151 709 4988

Make your mark on Fuel At Fuel we are constantly working with artists to create new experiences for you to enjoy. We believe in these aims and work hard every day to make them happen. We hope you’ve enjoyed the journey so far. If you would like to make your mark, visit our website at fueltheatre.com and click on ‘support’. There are lots of ways you can get involved; just £5 a month will help make our ambitions real. In return we’ll give you exclusive benefits and the inside story on what we’re up to. You’ll make great ideas come to life for the broadest possible audience.

Offer of the Month Watch out for our offer of the month. If you’re between 16 and 25, you can take advantage of special deals that we’ll be rolling out over the next six months, for some of the most exciting theatre in the UK. Keep your eye on our website for information on ticket discounts, after-show talks, and more.

Image: Electric Hotel Photo: Ben Dowden

Image: Liverspool skyline Photo: flickr.com/photos/corky100

Fuelfest at Unity Theatre

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Design: matthew-austin.com

Fuel January-June Season 2012 Brochure  

Take a look inside to find out about the shows Fuel is producing from January-June this year

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