RADAR Performance: Beats

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Presented by the Arches in association with the Bush Theatre as part of RADAR 2012

In 1994 the Criminal Justice Act effectively outlawed raves, banning public gatherings around amplified music characterised by “the emission of a succession of repetitive beats”.

Beats is a new monologue piece written and performed by Kieran Hurley with Arches resident DJ Johnny Whoop; a coming-of-age story exploring rebellion, apathy, and the irresistible power of gathered youth. With techno. Lots of techno.

Beats is theatre at its most vital and electrifying’, Metro, four stars.

An original, urgent piece of theatre’, The Telegraph, four stars.

Hurley delivers the performance with an eye-popping intensity’, Timeout, four stars.

DATES AND DETAILS

Mon 19 November, 7.30pm: £12 (£10 concessions including £10 Under26 tickets)
Ticket price includes entry to a RADAR SNEAK PEEK I Promise You Sex and Violence by David Ireland following the performance
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Tues 20 November, 7.30pm: £15 (£13 concessions and £10 Under26 tickets)
On this date, Beats plays as part of a double bill alongside Lovesong by Ché Walker, with music by Omar Lyefook
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Weds 21 November, 7.30pm: £15 (£13 concessions and £10 Under26 tickets)
On this date, Beats plays as part of a double bill alongside Lovesong by Ché Walker, with music by Omar Lyefook
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