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#PublicAddress: The Soapbox Tour (Teaser Trailer)

Public Address: The Soapbox Tour features an exciting ensemble of spoken word artists, whose unique voices hail from all corners of the UK. Justin Coe (Essex), Jasmine Gardosi (Birmingham), Shagufta K (Bristol), and AJ McKenna (Newcastle) explore topics of sexuality, death, mental health, love, gender, and violence, through lyrical ingenuity and heart-warming humour. This theatrical spoken word show is directed by award winning writer, performer and theatre maker Hannah Silva, ‘one of the most ambitious and entertaining poets in the country’ – The Times.

This diverse group of artists has been brought together by Apples and Snakes for a unique commission, and will be joined by guest artists throughout the tour, ensuring a special and exciting programme of events. The featured guest artists will include Henry Raby (York) and Keisha Thompson (Manchester), Ingrid McLaren (Nottingham) and Helen Seymour (Canterbury). In the South West, budding poets from Plymouth Young Writers Squad will also perform alongside the ensemble.

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Tour Dates:
Wednesday 14 October, 7.30pm | Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle NE1 8AW

Saturday 17 October, 8pm | Part of Plymouth International Book Festival | The House, Plymouth University, Devon PL4 8AA

Sunday 25 October, 7.30pm | Part of Bloomsbury Festival | Bloomsbury Theatre Studio, London WC1H 0AH

Monday 26 October, 7.30pm | Part of SO: To Speak | Nuffield Theatre, Southampton SO17 1TR

Friday 13 November, 7.30pm | Hexagon Theatre, Mac Birmingham, Birmingham B12 9QH

Filmed and editing by Danielle Shaw - http://www.elysiumeight.com/

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