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Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Short Play  /  4m or f

Jack Bradfield, Poltergeist Theatre

Lights Over Tesco Car Park
by Jack Bradfield & Poltergeist Theatre

Basically,
Robert reported lights over the Tesco car park. Then he
told us an alien was coming to stay in his spare room. With the help
of some historical abduction stories, a latex alien mask, and a bucket
of fl ying saucers, we’re working out whether to believe him.

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    4m or f
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  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Summary

ALL OF THIS IS TRUE

Basically, Robert reported lights over the Tesco car park. Then he told us an alien was coming to stay in his spare room. With the help of some historical abduction stories, a latex alien mask, and a bucket of fl ying saucers, we’re working out whether to believe him.

Maybe this is a good place to believe him?

Maybe you can help?

Developed in association with The North Wall, supported by New Diorama Theatre and The Yard Theatre.

“Poltergeist Theatre is making a name for itself as witty, whacky theatremakers with an electric, experimental edge” THE STAGE

SAMUEL FRENCH NEW PLAY AWARD WINNER 2018

NSDF OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE 2018

NSDF COMMENDATION IN DIRECTING 2018


Media

"Wonderfully inventive" - The Stage, Read more

"Sometimes a show does something a little bit special. Poltergeist Theatre’s Lights Over Tesco Car Park is a disco-infused, joyous mockumentary-esque celebration of the human relationship with stories.." - A Younger Theatre, Read more

"Expertly inventive" - The Sunday Times

"The show is imbued with a buoyant excitement and written with a mature curiosity." - The Guardian, Read more

"Poltergeist Theatre... have a keen eye for detail, and have created a show that has a natural flow, lots of humour, audience interaction and many other clever moments." - Broadway World UK, Read more 

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Jack Bradfield

Jack Bradfield is Artistic Director of Poltergeist and Resident Director at the Almeida Theatre. Poltergeist are an Associate Company at the North Wall, and in 2018 were listed in the Guardian as one of the UK’s Best Young Theatre Companies.

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