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The Vultures’ Song at The Mission Hall, Interplay

A compelling and entertaining play exploring migration, change and community is being performed at Armley’s Interplay Theatre this month. Specially created for young audiences, the play gives families and groups the opportunity to consider and discuss important contemporary issues whilst enjoying a stimulating and inspiring night out together.

“You could really understand what was going on and it was funny.” Young audience member

 

Thursday 18 October, 7.30pm

Interplay Theatre, Armley Ridge Road, Leeds LS12 3LE

Tickets £8 (£5 concessions – including anyone with a LS12 postcode)

Online booking: https://www.interplaytheatre.co.uk/event/the-vultures-song/

Telephone booking: 0113 263 8556

 

Suitable for ages 9+ The Vultures’ Song is a story of loss, survival and reconciliation. It follows a young girl’s journey to safety as she experiences the consequences of a land divided. A comical committee of inquisitive vultures narrate the story, poking fun whilst they loiter, waiting to clean up.

 

The audience joins a determined and brave young girl on her epic and transformative journey. A myriad of characters are played by four outstanding and versatile actors, including Leeds-based Simone Lewis and Richard Priestley. The play is presented by Leeds-based Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah, and written by award-winning playwright Mike Kenny who is best known for his adaptation of The Railway Children incorporating live locomotive engines, originally shown in York.

 

“I thought the performance was fantastic because it was engaging and explored some really interesting issues.” Young audience member

 

“It really stood out as a very unique and special performance… It was better than we expected – exceptional!” Teacher attending performance

 

For additional production shots (photographer Lizzie Coombes) please go to:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zebfuc099ez2ckm/AAARwlqxrjQc2ey-7QO7Lt1ga?dl=0

 

For press enquiries please contact:

Harriet Meeuwissen-True, Interplay, harriet@interplaytheatre.co.uk, 0113 263 8556

Ceri Brierley, Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah, ceri.brierley@gmail.com

 

The Vultures’ Song is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah is part of the arts@Leeds portfolio.

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