From the critically-acclaimed rap storyteller behind Grandad and the Machine comes a rambunctious new show with live music about one of the
about the production
Jeremiah is a loud, explosive, raucous new show combining live music and theatre from rap storyteller Jack Dean. Featuring a live band of three musicians in period dress, it will tell the incredible true story of the much misunderstood Luddite rebellion – a movement that spanned the whole North of England, had more British soldiers fighting it than Napoleon, and made the destruction of machinery a capital offence. The story will be told through the lens of the life of Brandreth, the instigator of the Luddites’ final gambit, the Pentrich Rising, and the last man to be beheaded in the
about the artist
Jack Dean is a writer, performer and composer whose work tells stories that wander the lands between myth, memory and history. He has toured internationally, including performances at Latitude Festival, the South Bank Centre and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York. He has received commissions from Bristol Old Vic, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Derby Theatre. He is the creator of the Fake Town Fables and Infinite Hex podcasts. His poetry collection Poems for Grown Up Children is published by Burning Eye Books.
width: 4 metres
height: 4 metres
depth: 4 metres
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fans of spoken word and performance poetry
fans of hip hop
fans of contemporary arts
fans of political theatre
Deaf and disabled audiences
‘Artists like rap storyteller Jack Dean make us excited about what they might do next
‘Incredibly innovative... Writer Jack Dean enthrals his audience’
‘Impressive poetic, musical and narrative skills... undoubtedly a performer with an exciting career ahead of him.
This show uses creative captioning.
£1500 for one-off, £850 for additional shows in a run (negotiable).