If 1 in 10 people in the UK have some form of dyslexia, and 80% of students are going undiagnosed in schools, how many kids are being cheated out of a proper education? This juicy game-show puts our education system to the test and asks why neurodiversity is so often branded as a weakness, when it could be our biggest strength!
With exams getting harder every year, coursework being removed and students being forced to produce A*s like chickens laying eggs, some kids are left feeling like failures before they’ve even begun. But not all hope is lost, Becks Turner is here to remind you that when life gives you lemons, you can make Melonade!
Melonade is a fun, fierce and full-of-glitter show that tears apart the legacy of Michael Gove’s laughable education policies and celebrates the fact that no two brains are the same.
Expect melons, lemons and a rigged and raucous game show that exposes the academic bias of our education system, debunking myths about “soft subjects”, empowering the dyslexic community and highlighting a need for a serious change in the way in which we educate and assess students.Book Now
Becks Turner is a neurodiverse performance artist who makes camp, interactive and joyful live theatre.
Not My Monkeys make socially and politcally engaged theatre, combining funny with factual to create entertaining and evocative performance.Book Now
Wild hit at Edinburgh Festival - an inventive comedy drama of courage, friendship and flamingos. "A brilliant play" - The Times. Performed by Lily Bevan & Lorna Beckett
Three eras, two women, one struggle: a story about love and belonging. Jobless and pissed off with the patriarchy, Yu looks to the past to carve out her future.
Melonade is a fierce, funny and full-of-glitter gameshow that tears apart the legacy of Michael Gove's laughable education policies and celebrates the fact that no two brains are the same!
Alan and Ron are sweaty. Really sweaty. The heat is rising in their studio and the milk has gone off. Everything's changing - but life goes on, right?
|Wednesday 18 March||Wed 18 Mar||20:50||£11.00||Venue: Cage - The Vaults, Leake Street||Book Now|
|Thursday 19 March||Thu 19 Mar||20:50||£11.00||Venue: Cage - The Vaults, Leake Street||Book Now|
Josie Underwood - producer (https://www.silentfaces.uk/press)
A Clown Show About Rain - ★★★★ The Scotsman, ★★★★ Three Weeks, ★★★★ Marbles Mag, ★★★★ The Upcoming, ★★★★ Edinburgh Guide, ★★★★★ LGBTQ Arts
Follow Suit - ★★★★ The Stage, ★★★★ The Scotsman, ★★★★★ Everything-theatre.co.uk, ★★★★ LondonTheatre1
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