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Ladies & Gentlemen Autumn Tour Begins

Excerpts of Ladies & Gentlemen were presented  at the Festival of Thrift in Redcar this weekend. The show in its entirety will open this week at Chapter Arts in Cardiff, – September 28, 29, 30. The work will then be touring through October.

Mumford Theatre, Cambridge 9 October 2017

Jersey Opera House 11 October 2017

Winchester Theatre Royal 18 October 2017

Bath Spa University 19 October 2017

De Montford University, Leicester 21 October 2017

Exeter Phoenix 23 October 2017

Greenwich Dance, London 27 October 2017

Studies in Costume & Performance

Volume 2 Number 1 of Studies in Costume and Performance is now published, edited by Donatella Barbieri with articles by Mary Kate Connolly on Lea Anderson’s use of costume, by Lara Maleen Kipp on Howard Barker, the sublime and iconic dresses, by Patricia Lennox on Arthur Rackham and design practice, and by Emily Collett and Roger Alsop on national identity, ballet and costume. The events reviews edited by Nadia Malik include Fiona Watt on Pamela Howard’s exhibition at AUB, Michael Spencer on The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined by Judith Clark and Adam Phillips, Myrsini Pichou on Costume on Stage and Screen held in Athens and Katie Barford on Costume and Fashion in Context and Practice at Huddersfield University. Book reviews edited by Suzanne Osmond are for The Superhero Costume: Identity and Disguise in Fact and Fiction read by Chris Comerford; also for Mute Movements: A Collective Performance Art journey through Beirut, which is reflected upon by Ester Mangas Fernandez; and for Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design reviewed by Suzanne Osmond. 

For more details see Intellect website:
https://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journa…/view-issue,id=3318/

 

New London Date for Ladies & Gentlemen Tour

There is a new date announced for the Ladies & Gentlemen autumn tour 2017.

27th October 2017: Greenwich Dance, Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE

Autumn Tour Announced For Ladies & Gentlemen

UK tour dates announced for Ladies & Gentlemen, directed and choreographed by Lea Anderson and directed and composed by Steve Blake, costume design by Tim Spooner, lighting design by Simon Corder and starring Makiko Aoyama, Gareth Clark, Belinda Neave, Marega Palser, Caroline Sabin and Bert Van Gorp.

Besieged by an ever shifting and bewildering miscellany of inscrutable and enigmatic props, the last sorry remnants of a legendary music hall family doggedly endeavour to reconstruct fragments of misremembered routines and hazily recollected punch-lines, in a hopeless attempt to revive their all but forgotten Music Hall act.

Dates:

Festival of Thrift, Yorkshire 23-24 September 2017

Chapter Arts 28-30 September 2017

Mumford Theatre, Cambridge 9 October 2017

Jersey Opera House 11 October 2017

Winchester Theatre Royal 18 October 2017

Bath Spa University 19 October 2017

De Montford University, Leicester 21 October 2017

Exeter Phoenix 23 October 2017

Greenwich Dance, London 27 October 2017

  • Arts Council Wales

A New Home For The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs

The archive and office of The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs has moved to BV Studios in Bristol. Over 30 years worth of items relating to all productions are now safely installed.

Hand In Glove: Interview In Tilt Magazine

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https://readymag.com/tribe/571718/

Getting Dressed

3Getting Dressed– On Saturday 23rd July 2016 on the Clore ballroom at the Royal festival Hall.

A specially commissioned performance by The Southbank Centre as part of Fashion Undressed Festival. 

Screening of Edits Film at Curious?

Edits FilmA chance to see Edits Film, at Baltic Newcastle. July 9th 2016 as part of Curious? Festival.

Film directed by Marisa Zanotti about Edits by Lea Anderson’s and The Featherstonehaughs

6pm – 7pm Curious? Queer Film Screening of “Edits” plus artist talk with film maker Marisa Zanotti  @ BALTIC (Cinema) – £3 or free with any Curious? event ticket

Photos Of Hand In Glove

Photos by Pau Ros of Hand In Glove Exhibition. Pau has photographed the work of The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs many times and it was great to see him at the V&A museum.
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Blog from Babycakes Romero on Hand In Glove

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Photo Pau Ros