Turtle Key Arts present

He Ain't Heavy

Price:
£12 FULL / £8 CONC
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EVENT INFORMATION

Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother Sean using physical theatre, aerial circus, audience interaction and storytelling. Through puppetry, the audience see how Sean walks, talks and interacts with the world and how his unique take on life has shaped and influenced Grania.

“When people ask me about my brother I usually give them the short answer; he has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism. He Ain't Heavy is the long answer. As Sean cannot go on a national tour due to a love of routine and no concept of theatre, we are going to bring him into the room in other ways.”

CAST + CREATIVE TEAM

Performer and created by Grania Pickard
Performer: Sophie Postlethwaite
Director: Jimmy Whiteaker
Aerial Choreography: Charlotte Mooney - Ockham’s Razor
Lighting Design: Tom Richmond
Composer: Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres
Documentation Paul Blakemore

PRESS + REVIEWS

“An incredibly poignant and intimate portrayal of sibling love. You have to see Grania in action: she is a highly skilled circus performer, storyteller and connector, lighting up the entire stage.” LucyLovesCircus 

RUNNING TIME

60 mins, no interval

AGE RECOMMENDATION

Adults and children aged 6+

MEDIA

@WatersideArts

#HeAintHeavy

  1. Oct. 6, 2018, 2 p.m. → Book Now
  2. Oct. 6, 2018, 7 p.m. → Book Now

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