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Interview with Jody Kamali

Jody Kamali reveals the inspirations behind his unique comedy style and the creation of Ironing Board Man, which comes to our theatre Saturday 20 July 2024, before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Discover how childhood laughter, comedy legends, and a simple household item led to this must-see show.

 

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Interview with Jody Kamali

Jody Kamali reveals the inspirations behind his unique comedy style and the creation of Ironing Board Man, which comes to our theatre Saturday 20 July 2024, before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Discover how childhood laughter, comedy legends, and a simple household item led to this must-see show.

 

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Interview with Louise Orwin

This interview delves into Louise’s inspiration behind FAMEHUNGRY, the challenges of merging performance art with a hyper-censored platform, and Orwin’s hope for a future where connection thrives despite the complexities of the digital age.

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Interview with Mel McGlensey

A conversation about strange body talents sparked the creation of MOTORBOAT, a one-of-a-kind clown show. Join us as we chat with Mel McGlensey, the show’s creator, about her unexpected inspiration, her love for the art of clown, and how she uses a hilarious blend of physical comedy, mime, and circus elements to create a genre-bending performance that will leave audiences wanting more.

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Interview with Luke Rollason

Luke Rollason brings his side-splitting physical comedy to the London Clown Festival. We chat with him about inspiration, accidental concepts, and the surprising challenges of mime.

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Young people learn circus skills in Studio 1 at Jacksons Lane

Annual Review 23 / 24

We are excited to share our annual review for April 2023 to March 2024. We are deeply grateful for the invaluable support from our community, which makes our impact possible. Our achievements in art, community outreach, and environmental initiatives are highlighted in this document, along with a financial overview.

 

 

 

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Interview with Jose Parra from Tomatoes Don’t Fly

Tomatoes Don’t Fly seamlessly blends the humour of clowning with the vulnerability of self-exploration. Learn how this unique show came to be and how it uses laughter and playfulness to tackle questions of identity and growth.

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Interview with Lost Cabaret: A Cocophony of Clowns

Lost Cabaret isn’t your typical clown show. It’s a global phenomenon, a breeding ground for comedic talent, and a haven for artistic risk-taking. Dive into the weird and wonderful world of Lost Cabaret with Sharnema, Hester and David.

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Interview with the creators of Troll

For our next interview, we sat down with Marie Kallevik Straume, Anna Marie Simonsen, and Cecily Nash from Troll, the critically acclaimed comedy and winner of Oslo Fringe’s Funniest Show 2023.

Read on to get to know the creators ahead of their show coming to our theatre on Thursday, July 18th, 2024

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Interview with Ella the Great

Get ready to laugh out loud as we kick off our London Clown Festival interview series with the incredible Ella Golt, a.k.a Ella the Great. Their show, Pomp and Cirque-umstance no. 3.1, is coming to Jacksons Lane on July 16, 2024. We sat down with Ella to dive into their inspirations, their unforgettable character Richard Melanin the Third, and the exciting surprises that await audiences.

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Two women balance on a piece of circus equipment, they seem to be getting in each others way.

Interview with Lotta and Stina

We sat down with Lotta and Stina who shared their journey working together for the past 20 years and the advice they have for early-career circus artists.

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Interview with the Creators of Tongue & Cheek

This week we had a chat with the creators behind Tongue & Cheek, Ruby Burgess & Charles Brockbank. We talked about how they met, how they work together and what inspired their two new shows.

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Women’s History Month at Jacksons Lane

March is Women’s History month, so our Executive Director, Hannah Cox, takes us through a brief history of Harringey and Jacksons Lane as platforms for trailblazing women working as activists and feminist artists in our communities.

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