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Scenesaver's Subtitled Collection (Page One)

For Captioning Awareness Week, Scenesaver are encouraging all creatives to share footage of work with subtitles, even if just for a limited time.

With over 30 productions available on their site, including Shakespeare, one-women shows, comedy, and family productions, there's sure to be something for you!

Scensaver is a online hub where you can watch performances from offwestend and fringe theatres from all around the world. The shows are free but donations are encourage as all the money goes back to the artists.

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Winnings
This short play show a man, on probation in Barry Island’s “Third Largest Arcade”, rejecting the lure of Big City Anonymity and instead doing his best to smooth the passing of time over the faces he knows best.
 
 

The Bird
This short play tells the story of a man tasked with clearing the house of his recently deceased grandmother. Didn’t bank on a peacock turning up though, did he? Who would?


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Careful What You Show
This short play follows the story of Sally putting on make up. She hasn’t been out in months, not after what the press said, but she’s fallen in love with the bin man.

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We’ll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse
This evocative new play tells the story of a young couple living in a world ravaged by climate change. They face a terrifying prospect: an unplanned pregnancy. 

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In the Absence of Silence

In the absence of silence is a poignant portrayal of what can all too often be untold stories, and the life-affirming and positive truth of what is possible when the silence is broken.

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Rachel

A woman has locked herself in her bathroom. She frantically replays the life she’s lived with the man now hammering at the door.

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I Wish To Die Singing

Commemorating the centenary of the Armenian genocide, the world premiere of a documentary drama.

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Shakespeare Republic: Duke Senior, As You Like It

Using Shakespeare’s original text and characters, we shine a light on the human experience in a COVID-19 world. 

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Shakespeare Republic: Prospero, The Tempest

We spend time with Prospero, one of the many who are spending their twilight years away from family and friends in places not of their choosing, with only their memories and their stories to keep them company.

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Shakespeare Republic: Juliet, Romeo & Juliet

We spend time with Juliet, who is about to receive news that none of us want to hear and reminds us that while a pandemic is raging around the world, other tragedies still take place.

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Shakespeare Republic: Richard III

We meet Richard who has had enough of his brothers Edward & Clarence taking all the public glory in the family tech business.

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Shakespeare Republic: Adriana, The Comedy Of Errors

We visit with Adriana whose marriage seems to be experiencing the effects of lockdown 

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At Home with the Brontes

From “Jane Eyre” to “Wuthering Heights” to “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall”, the Bronte sisters shook up the literary world with their passion and originality but what of their own stories and the secrets that lie beneath the surface of their perfectly proper world?

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Jury

Whilst the world grinds to a halt during the Coronavirus pandemic, the beleaguered justice system trials a digital solution aimed at tackling their backlog of court cases. The jury of a high-profile case are logging on to Zoom – and they have just 45 minutes to reach a verdict.

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Shakespeare Republic: Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

We visit with Puck, who is determined to keep enjoying himself, despite having to stay at home. Whether he is successful remains to be seen.

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Shakespeare Republic: Constance, King John

“I am not mad …” At a time when loss is a reality for so many people around the planet, we visit with Constance who gives us all permission to grieve …

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Shakespeare Republic: Launce, The Two Gentlemen Of Verona

“I am the dog!” Isolation can do odd things to all of us, but if we have a companion, it can make all the difference …

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Shakespeare Republic: Clarence, Richard III

“O, I have passed a miserable night …” Meet Clarence, who is experiencing something unsurprisingly common right now …

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Shakespeare Republic: The Chorus, Henry V

“Oh, for a muse of fire that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention. A kingdom for a stage, princes to act and monarchs to behold the swelling scene!” Meet “The Chorus” – at a time when our four walls are our stage and we are so much further apart, the imagination is more important than ever.

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RUMAHfest Online 2020

RUMAHfest Online Reimagined on a Digital Platform.

A celebration of London’s Asian diaspora artists #cultureneedsdiversity #asianrepresentation

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INSIDIOUS SEED

In a world where one seems to have it all, and one who desperately wants it – how far would you go to compromise?

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Globaleyes

Globaleyes – a passionate, emotive and vibrant show – was first performed by Chickenshed in 2002. 

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Adding Machine: A Musical

After 25 long years spent adding figures in the same soul-crushing job, Mr Zero suddenly finds himself replaced by a machine. 

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Blueprint Medea

Kurdish freedom fighter Medea escapes the Turkish military and arrives at UK Border Control on a forged passport. 

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Death of a Hunter

Unable to write anymore, Ernest Hemingway fights his last and loneliest battle as he tries to find the courage to commit suicide. 

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Continuity 

ádraig Devlin is a dissident Irish Republican, who begins to have doubts about his commitment to The Cause after he meets and falls in love with a woman from Barcelona.

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