Tin Box | Pint Dreams

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13/02/2013 by camdenpt


Date: Thur 21 & Fri 22 March, 2013

Time: 5.30pm, 6.30pm. 7.30pm 

Ticket Price: £10, £8

Presented by Tin Box, commissioned by Holding Space

A distinctive tale with a lively character balanced nicely with sweet malt music notes. Best served chilled.Maggie is a perpetual wanderer. Desperate to see new places, meet new people andcollect their stories, she is travelling around the country one pub at a time. London isher next destination. Join her for a drink, some hearty food and a chance to hear thestories that have shaped her journey, before you continue on yours.Tin Box theatre tells extraordinary stories about ordinary people, often in unusualplaces. In Pint Dreams Tin Box interweave traditional story telling with live music andpuppetry in a short immersive piece created for pubs.

Tin Box is a Birmingham based theatre company founded by Directors Jo Gleave and JoNewman. Together with a team of collaborators we create theatre which explores inventiveuses of storytelling, visual theatre and site-specific performance. Our first piece, Stop theClocks (2011) was a promenade performance in Newman Brothers Coffin Fittings Factory,supported by IdeasTap and Birmingham Conservation Trust. Our second piece, Not Known atThis Address (2012) developed at Battersea Arts Centre, received its premiere at macBirmingham and toured to several other venues in the UK. Pint Dreams was originallycommissioned by the Holding Space consortium as part of their Theatre Fever festival in theWest Midlands (March 2013). We are currently theatre makers on the Birmingham RepertoryTheatre’s Foundry Programme 2013.


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