RADAR PERFORMANCE: Brown Bird

by Lee Mattinson
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Presented by Chicken Pox Fox in association with the Bush Theatre as part of RADAR 2013

One woman. One secret. And One Direction.

Brown Owl Beth is the model Brown Owl. She’s selfless, sensible and everyone comes second to her sixes. But when ten year old Phoebe becomes the new addition to her proud nest, Beth’s commitment to a good deed every day is tested to breaking point.

Brown Owl Beth brings about a chain of events from which her community may never recover, one which may leave this bird with more than broken wings.

Brown Bird is the new one woman show from the critically acclaimed company behind Donna Disco, ‘like Carrie re-written by Morrissey’ (Fest).

From the author who brought Chalet Lines to the Bush Theatre.

For more information about Chicken Pox Fox Productions go to their website

BROWN BIRD TRAILER from Lee Mattinson on Vimeo.

DATES AND DETAILS

Brown Bird plays as part of a double bill alongside Chalk Farm by Kieran Hurley and AJ Taudevin on Friday 15 November, Saturday 16 November 7.30pm: £15 (£13 concessions and £10 Bush Connect Members tickets)
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Paula Penman

Paula is an actor, theatre maker and alongside Lee is co-artistic director of Chicken Pox Fox Productions.

Theatre credits include: The Stranding (Theatre Tantaraa), The Bloody Great Border Ballad Project (NStage at St Stephens 2013) Where We Live (New Writing North), Donna Disco (Chicken Pox Fox/Live Theatre), The Little Detective Agency, Edmund, Totie Blether, The Goblin Who Saved Christmas, The Snowmaker (Northern Stage), Stand and Tan (Open Clasp), Alveus Solstice (Left Luggage), Spy Vamp Cobra (Live Theatre). Paula has also worked with Theatre Royal Newcastle, RSC, National Theatre and is a regular contributor to North East improvisation troupe The Suggestibles
Film credits include: Head Mount (Tyneside Cinema), Frank (Richard Heslop), On TheWaterfront (Fiona Birkbeck), Car Trouble (Jessica Green, Best Actress at Channel 4 Just For Laughs 2009)
Paula is currently the voice of the British Red Cross, WHSmith, Road Chef, Moto and Days Inn and will appear in Emmerdale (Itv) in Autumn this year.

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