Paines Plough’s Pop-up venue Roundabout is coming to the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe with three world premieres

Paines Plough’s Pop-up venue Roundabout is coming to the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe with three world premieres

Artistic Directors Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner are bringing Paines Plough’s pop-up venue Roundabout to Ilfracombe. The award-winning pop-up venue will be premiering three new plays in rep at The Landmark Theatre from Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th September. The portable, in-the-round auditorium will present work from three trailblazing playwrights Dipo Baruwa-Etti, Sami Ibrahim and Laura Lindow.

The three world premieres will be directed by three pioneering women in theatre. The programme includes a new play about Black British history in the school curriculum by Dipo Baruwa-Etti – HALF-EMPTY GLASSES, directed by Kaleya Baxe. This will play in rep with award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim’s new poetic fable about the immigration system A SUDDEN VIOLENT BURST OF RAIN, directed by Yasmin Hafesji  and Roundabout’s new family show is by Laura Lindow, THE ULTIMATE PICKLE about the importance of stories and imagination, and how young people deal with grief, and will be directed by Eva Sampson.

Roundabout is Paines Plough’s award-winning portable in-the-round auditorium and 2022 will see it return for its eighth consecutive year. Roundabout will also host a programme of local visiting companies, comedy, music and local community events. The full listings of events for the Landmark Theatre run can be found on the website landmark-ilfracombe@selladoorvenues.com.

Please note that some of the performances do have an age guidance, this can be found on the website

Roundabout is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

To book your tickets see our What’s On here on the website or call Box Office on 01271 316523

 

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