Tangled Feet are an ensemble of theatre practitioners committed to making original work. The company has developed a trademark style of experimental performance, which always begins from a process of physical improvisation and play. Find out more about us.
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Over-worked doctors stitch together broken threads, patients grasp at the uncertainty of their future and cleaners try to wash all the politics away. Through it all it is the caring, comic and continuous efforts of the workforce that will keep it going.
As the future of the NHS hangs in the balance how do we keep going? How do we value one of the greatest achievements our country has ever made? How do we pay for an ageing population? How do we value care?
Step inside a completely re-configured auditorium and be swept away as renowned creative maestros Tangled Feet turn the theatre into a hospital: where doctors fly and nurses dance, where you’ll find yourself in the waiting room one minute and the operating theatre the next.
Care is a visually stunning piece of political, aerial and thought provoking theatre: a blend of touching storylines and dynamic movement with a beautiful musical underscore.
Care at Watford Palace Theatre: 20th -28th June
Box office: 01923 225 671
Kicking and Screaming developed from the phenomenal response to Push in 2014. It takes a sideways look at how we cope with our children – and how our parents coped with us.
Kicking and Screaming will tour to nine venues around the North East of England as part of an initiative to increase the range of contemporary theatre on offer to audiences in the region. This involving and physical show also includes a live score played on children’s instruments. The tour will include ‘baby-friendly’ matinee shows at two venues, to make it easier for parents to attend.
The tour is commissioned by REACH, a project bringing new theatre to the North East and managed by Stockton Arts and Dep Arts, funded by ACE. Tour dates:
5 March, 7.30 & 6 March, 1.30: Arts Centre Washington
0191 219 3455 www.artscentrewashington.co.uk
9 March, 7.30: Bishop Auckland Town Hall
03000 269 524 www.bishopaucklandtownhall.org.uk
10 March 7.30: Alnwick Playhouse
01665 510785 www.alnwickplayhouse.co.uk
11 & 12 March, 7.30: Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
01434 652477 www.queenshall.co.uk
13 & 14 March, 7.30: Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre
01429 890000 www.destinationhartlepool.com
17 March, 7.30 & 18 March, 1.30: ARC Stockton Arts Centre
01642 525199 www.arconline.co.uk
19 & 20 March, 8pm: The Customs House, South Shields
0191 454 1234 www.customshouse.co.uk
21 March, 7.30: Seaton Delaval Arts Centre
0191 237 5460 www.seatondelavalartscentre.com
22 March, 7.30 Saltburn Community Theatre
01287 624997 www.saltburnarts.co.uk
Did you see Need A Little Help by Tangled Feet at The Half Moon Theatre last month? Flossie Waite did, and here is her review.
Need a Little Help
Need a Little Help is a fun and thoughtful glimpse into a world full of care. Based on the experiences of young carers, the piece explores what it means to look after someone else when you are young.
This immersive and playful show blends dynamic physicality, original music and storytelling.
Little helpers – get ready to explore the sensory world of the play and experience first-hand what it means to care.
Fri 16 Jan 10.30am & 1.30pm
All tickets: £6
Tangled Feet unstitch and re-sew Spalding’s famous history of trade, shipping, forging and flowers. Mixing physical theatre, music, fire, pryotechnics and dance alongside the fabulous South Holland landscape Tangled Feet dig into the past to explode the present.
Over two days characters appeared in and around Spalding, searching for a means to survive and thrive, to work and to rest. They discover and celebrate water, plant seeds and dance with flowers, trade their wares in the market and make metal bend at the forge.
Aug 2nd and 3rd, Spalding