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Bluewater
Drama + Comedy + New Writing + LGBT

Bluewater

Hilarious, powerful and nostalgic, Bluewater takes us on a comical trip down memory lane. It’s a coming-of-age celebration we didn’t know we needed.

"The queers are assembling in a dirty undergrowth, their banners and daggers hidden in an eco-friendly tote"

South London, 2008, Dizzee Rascals 'Dance Wiv Me' has been playing on the radio. With a labour government power, there is an air of early 2000s bliss with a false sense of equality.

Bluewater is told through the eyes of a 17 year old girl, funny and charismatic this extraordinary girl lives a chaotic life. Her mind is filled with MSN, school, sex, Glen's vodka and Mayfair cigarettes. We meet her as she attempts to navigate her way from Bluewater shopping centre with the girls to the weekly party happenings on a Saturday night.

Little does she know, tonight is the night she unexpectedly falls in love with a girl she's never spoken to and starts her journey to figuring out her sexuality. Hilarious, powerful and nostalgic, Bluewater takes us on a comical trip down memory lane. It’s a coming-of-age celebration we didn’t know we needed.

CAST & CREATIVES

Written and Performed by Grace Quigley
Produced and Directed by Ianthe Bathurst
Assistant Director, Set and Costume Design by Thea Mayeux
Sound and Lighting by Karima Antoinette

Ticket Price

£12.50 - £18

WHEN

18 October - 29 October

WHERE

King's Head Theatre

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REVIEWS

"A true original" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Binge Fringe

"It's a piece as pacy as an intense night out" ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Scotsman 

“At times funny, at times utterly sad, but always intense and heartfelt, this show is highly recommended to anyone interested in exploring LGBTQ perspectives…or in experiencing a blast from the past.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐  Feminist Fringe 

Selected for Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe

YOUR VISIT

This production runs at approximately 60 minutes without an interval

Shows will be relaxed to ensure the theatre as accessible and open to everyone.


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