Tik-sho-ret and Sheer Drop Theatre companies present readings of extracts from four new works by British and Israeli playwrights.
Showcasing a range of voices and theatrical styles, the event examines how writers from different places explore ideas that move between global society and their immediate environment.
The Lights Turn Upon Me by Oded Liphshitz (extract)
A comic examination of love and identity in an urban setting as six young people search for ultimate happiness.
5 Kilo Sugar by Gur Koren (extract)
A farcical yet touching story of one man’s journey to fulfill his late grandfather’s wishes.
Warehousing by Charlotte Coates
A prisoner is given the chance to escape execution in this disturbing vision of state-controlled England.
St George’s Day by Georgina Burns
A wealthy businessman starts a talent show on a council estate, to celebrate English patriotism.
‘Lifgosh’ is a pilot evening for a proposed annual festival celebrating British and Israeli new writing.
Readings and showings from 4 plays will be followed by an informal discussion on ‘the geography of theatre-making’: how location affects creativity.