provoked 2 madness by the brutality of wealth

gobscure presents provoked 2 madness by the brutality of wealth 


in a hostel after our worst sectioning a 'support worker' refused to help, saying 'what dya need books for yr homeless?'. this shows our revenge. thirteen years of reading, graduating from the open university in 2016. this highly visual performance is all about asking questions, regaining voice, 'rewriting the future.' we kick the bucket, demonstrate how red tape saves lives, ask is the money happy?, discuss whether its us or the govern-mentals who are the bigger criminals, finally estate-agent plastic gets turned into a wee home lit by a book : housing is a human right. crime-scene tape for all plus online map to post your own crime-scene tape creative resistances to. 

Tour dates:

21/09/21 Queens Hall Hexham

23/09/21 People Express, Swadlincote

01/10/21 North Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

06/10/21 Colchester Arts Centre

12/10/21 Camden Peoples Theatre

13/10/21 Camden Peoples Theatre

14/10/21 Filming with Third Angel & Slung Low for online version

15/10/21 Filming with Third Angel & Slung Low for online version

16/10/21 The Hive Shrewsbury

11/11/21. Washington Arts Centre


supported by BOOST: the Third Angel Mentoring Scheme in association with Sheffield Theatres; CPT seed commission; Arc Stockton residency; art of protest : Bethlem Gallery group exhibition & Museum of Homelessness associateship.  funded by Arts Council England


'a moving, powerful, eloquent show.' Slung Low


''dizzying and hypnotic, cutting edge social commentary, part creative resistance and part performance. ... gobscures lived experience powerfully shows how personal and political play out. spellbinding'' Museum of Homelessness

DAO review 


"a voice rarely heard, if ever, in theatre. it is complex and at times dazzling.'' cardboard citizens on previous work

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