Near Gone & RADAR Late

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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.

Near Gone

by Katherina Radeva and Alister Lownie
A Colchester Arts Centre commission

Two performers have a difficult story to tell. They come on stage and launch themselves into an hour long attempt to put into words the utterly unspeakable.

Delivered in English and Bulgarian, with pounding gypsy-inspired music, this beautiful performance fills an empty space with two performers, hundreds of fresh flowers and a storm of emotion. A performance piece that packs a punch – transforming your very sense of what it is to be a mother, a father, a child. And you’ll leave more fully alive than ever.

Performance company Two Destination Language have worked for the first time with acclaimed choreographer Charlotte Vincent (Vincent Dance Theatre) as their dramaturg on this work. Near Gone is the winner of Pulse Fringe Suitcase Prize 2013 and Total Theatre Award Winner 2014.

 

RADAR Late

Presented by BushGreen Live
RADAR Late is a post-show event with a difference. Joining us for our last night of RADAR party are some very special guests:

  • Anoushka Lucas (Jazz Singer)
  • Ysra Daley Ward (Poet/Performer)
  • Gemma Rogers (Singer/Poet)

 


Cast, Creatives and Credits

Near Gone
Devised and Performed by Katherina Radeva and Alister Lownie
Dramaturgy Charlotte Vincent
Additional Direction Charlotte Vincent
Photo Alma Haser
A Colchester Arts Centre commission, supported by Arts Council England and The Point, Eastleigh

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Beyond the limits of mere language.
Scotsman on Near Gone
A brilliantly captured performance.
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Affecting, memorable and life-affirming.
BroadwayBaby on Near Gone

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