Am I Dead Yet & White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

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Part of Radar 2014

RADAR is the Bush Theatre's annual festival of new writing, featuring new shows, sneak peeks and a host of late-night events. Every night is different, so scroll down to see what's included in your ticket.

Am I Dead Yet?

by Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe
An Unlimited Theatre production
Death is no longer a moment. It is a process. A process that can be reversed.

Two friends, talking (and singing) about what happens when we die, how we think about dying, and most importantly, how some of us might be brought back. Performed by Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe, Am I Dead Yet? is filled with stories and songs about death and dying and about how we don’t talk about it enough. It’s inspired by research into contemporary developments in resuscitation science and made in collaboration with Emergency Care doctors and professionals.

Am I Dead Yet? is the new show from Unlimited Theatre who were last at the Bush with MONEY the game show and who have developed an impressive reputation for creating new work that combines heart-warming and mind-bending storytelling with leading edge developments in science.

 


 

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
An Aurora Nova Production
No rehearsals. No director. No set. Simon McBurney reads the script cold for the first time.

Internationally acclaimed White Rabbit Red Rabbit, by Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour, is an audacious theatrical experiment and a potent reminder of the transgressive and transformative power of theatre. Since its joint premiere in 2011, in Edinburgh and at the Summerworks festival, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit has been translated into 15 different languages and has been performed over 200 times by some of the biggest names in theatre and film, including actors Stephen Rea, Sinead Cusack, Marcus Brigstocke and Ken Loach.

 


Cast, Creatives and Credits

Am I Dead Yet?
Created and performed by Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe
In consultation with Dr Andy Lockey
Director Amy Hodge
Designer takis
Lighting Designer Katharine Williams
Sound Designer Pete Malkin

White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Written by Nassim Soleimanpour
Performed by Simon McBurney

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The excellent Unlimited... a company that has always combined infinite thoughtfulness with theatrical flair
The Guardian on Unlimited Theatre
Mind blowing stuff
The Scotsman on Unlimited Theatre's The Ethics of Progress
A fiercely intelligent and relentlessly curious piece that strives for the truth
Herald Scotland on Chris Thorpe’s Confirmation

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You can also read about how Bijan made the transition from theatre to film directing with our interview right here… https://t.co/TA7woobaV5
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