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Bite Size Festival 2010

Bite Size 2The Bite Size Festival 2010, a daylong showcase of new work from some of the most intrepid and original theatre makers working in the West Midlands comes to Warwick Arts Centre on 6 March 2010.

The Bite Size Festival is a biannual platform showcasing the very best of new theatre work from across the West Midlands. The day long programme will include excerpts, work in progress and fully finished shows performed throughout the Warwick Arts Centre.

It will also feature guest artists from Bite Size partner venue for 2010, The Junction, Cambridge, plus two new pieces specially commissioned for the day at the First Bite Festival 2009.

This year, companies include Stan's Cafe and New Art Club. Previous Bite Size companies have included Ham Fisted, Jake Oldershaw, Jane Packman, Knidle, Spanner, Talking Birds and The Other Way Works.

Bite Size is produced by China Plate Commissioned by mac and Warwick Arts Centre

Tickets to see all of the Bite Size Shows can be purchased from Warwick Arts Centre Box Office (024 7652 4524 or online) for £25 (£23). Tickets for individual shows can also be purchased for £4 - £10.

The day long programme includes eight shows, see below for further details or visit the Warwick Arts Centre website.

This Is Now

New Art Club

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4

In 1983, Tom illegally taped the first ‘Now That’s What I Call Music’ LP (side one) onto a C60 cassette. 25 years later he found it in a drawer and a new show was born.


Eat Your Heart Out

Kindle

Time: 1:15pm
Location:
Creative Space, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4
Age:
14+

In the last remaining corner of the human world, three cooks are summoned to create a celebratory meal using only the carcass of their once great kitchen.


The Woods

Jane Packman

Time: 2:00pm & 2:30pm
Location: Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4

In the lengthening shadows of the woods at dusk, a dark story unfolds. Your guide is Christie, a young woman trapped in the forest. She leads you through the woods by torchlight, and deeper into her world.


You're Not Like The Other Girls Chrissy

Caroline Horton

Time: 3:05pm
Location: 
Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4

It’s 1945 and Christiane is embarking on a new life in England. Let her transport you through her Parisian childhood, her first trips to England, the Nazi occupation and a love story which started at Cheadle Tennis Club in 1937 and never ended.


New Macho / Bryony Kimmings Double Bill

Paperwork & Sex Idiot

Time: 4:20pm
Location:
Studio & Conference Room, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4
Age:
16+

Two performances for Bite Size from New Macho and Bryony Kimmings


Ten Minute Tasters

Foursight; Onethousandladders; Spanner; Pentabus

Time: 4:40pm
Location:
Creative Space, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4
Age:
12+

Four glimpses into new pieces being created in the West Midlands

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Al Bowlly's Croon Manifesto

Untied Artists & The Gramaphone Party

Time: 7:25pm
Location:
Studio, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£4

Roll up the carpet and push back the chairs. Untied Artists in collaboration with The Gramophone Party bring you a rip-roaring evening of music, theatre and dance.


The Just Price of Flowers

Stan's Cafe

Time: 8:25pm
Location:
Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre
Tickets:
£10 (£8)

With great clarity and humour, The Just Price of Flowers from Stan's Cafe illuminates the complex mechanisms that led to 2008’s financial meltdown.

Visit the Warwick Arts Centre website for a full programme of events and to purchase tickets.