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  • Extant Presents: No Future & I Dream in Colour

    Mon 27 Mar at 7.15 pm
    Tickets £8 - £12
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    A double bill of new work by Extant’s Associate Artists, showcasing the cutting edge of access-led theatre created by blind and visually impaired theatre artists.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 mins
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Relaxed Performance
    Relaxed Performance
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Audio Description
    Audio Description
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeThemes of discrimination, disability, strong language, loud music. Description of sexual assault on a minor. I Dream in Colour: Themes of sexual assault, child abuse, medical trauma, religious fundamentalism and racism. Description of sexual assault on a minor.

    No Future - written and performed by Helena Ascough

    A new punk rock influenced autobiographical solo show exploring discrimination within the British education system. No Future examines the trials and tribulations of being a visually impaired person both as a teacher and as a child: snack breaks, the beloved TV on wheels and kids making plenty of noise.

    With an original soundtrack inspired by The Sex Pistols, No Future’s aesthetics will transport you back into the classroom you did not remember at school! The show aims to give insight into the difficulties disabled people face throughout education, to inspire audience members to overcome adversity, celebrate difference and practice kindness. Get ready for school bells, fire alarms and plenty of highs and lows - you may need a timeout when Helena is through with you.

    I Dream in Colour by Jasmin Thien

    A one-woman play exploring memory, loss, and the intersection between disability and culture, drawn from Jasmin’s experiences growing up fighting eye cancer and eventually blindness as a Bruneian-born Chinese.

    In the waiting room of a renowned eye surgeon, Emma is preparing for the enucleation (removal) of her one remaining eye. The eye containing a dormant tumour. The eye her parents fought so desperately to keep. But being here is unlocking much more than she anticipated. What if the only way to move forward is to look back, not just into your own past, but the past of our ancestors?

    Told through personal recollections and reflections interwoven with audio recordings of voices from Emma’s past and present, I Dream in Colour portrays a desperate journey across continents to heal and restore sight, the struggles growing up in a community reliant on superstition, and a journey towards understanding and forgiving a culture that labels disability as a curse.

    Both shows are supported by Extant and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

    “Keep up the good work producing cutting-edge theatre for everyone in London”

    Councillor Jonathan Simpson, 29 January 2018