Thursday 27th October 7.30pm
Clout Theatre Company present FEAST
A show about food.
From primitive struggle, through the baroque excess to technological perversion, how has our relationship with nourishment changed throughout history? This wordless and grotesque show employs physical theatre, clowning and multimedia to delve into the evolution of humanity, exposing consumerism’s excesses and extremes. With cascades of milk, raw steaks, live feed webcams and plenty of soil FEAST is an hour of virtuosic anarchy the like of which you are unlikely to have seen before.
This is a show about food excess and our relationship with food today, presented through an excessive cocktail of theatre form. Clout’s work is typically dark, grotesque and relishes in grimy mess – FEAST is no exception. The show uses raw meat, soil and vegetables throughout to play with the audiences limits in social norms surrounding food, leading them down paths that both surprise, titillate and revolt.
It is funny, disgusting and politically apt at a time when 15m tons of food is thrown out every year, with the contents of our weekly shop occupying our fridge in a mouldy heap. Pitted against a glorious decade rife with food banks to support the needy.
Clout deliver high energy, impressive and visually stunning physical carnage. The show received outstanding critical praise.
“[Hieronymous] Bosch would applaud… brilliantly disturbing, not least because of the belly laughs that it serves up” The Herald 4 STARS
£10 / £8.00 concessions / £5 Edge Hill University students