Mighty

Jack AG Britton

Theatre
04 — 09 Feb
Crypt - The Vaults, Leake Street
18:00
£10.00
1hr 00m
15+
Musical Comedy Solo Show Spoken Word
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Contains strong language and reference to suicide
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Mighty

The ‘remarkable’ (Scotsman) and bite-sized Jack AG Britton presents Mighty; a TED-talk-meets-theatre show that combines comedy, live music and spoken word to ask the big (or little) question: should we be taking Heightism more seriously?
Often whimsical, sometimes woeful, Mighty delves into masculinity, body image and mental health in a documentary performance that could just about make it onto the best rides at Alton Towers.
'Hilarious and thought provoking' **** Three Weeks

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About Jack AG Britton

I have been working as a solo maker of contemporary performance since I graduated from my MA with distinction in Space and Contemporary Performance Making at De Montfort University Leicester in 2013.

I have performed my work at a variety of venues and festivals including Pulse Festival, Camden People's Theatre and Summerhall's Edinburgh Fringe programme.

My practice focuses on autobiography and documentary, using personal experiences as a window I explore broader topics of nostalgia, curiosity and perspective.

I combine elements of comedy, storytelling, both retro and modern technology, spoken word poetry and physicality to create informal and contemplative work.

I have created two of performance projects, with the help of Arts Council Funding. '1.9' a show that chronicles my personal history with Parkour and ‘I Used to Hear Footsteps’; a devised piece of documentary theatre about my haunted childhood home

I’m currently working on my third solo ACE funded show ‘MIGHTY’ a performance that uses a combination of live looping, spoken word and comedy to ask the audience ‘should we be taking heightism more seriously?’.

I have been an Associate artist with In Good Company (2015 - 16) and am currently an associate of Attenborough Arts Centre Leicester and a Curve Breakthrough artist

I am also a founding member of performance collective Tetrad.

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Credits

Written and performed by Jack Britton

Producer: Natalie Beech
Technician: Abby Shum

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Dates & Times

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Press & Reviews

Lyn Gardner for Stagedoor: Recommended for Week 2 Vault Festival Picks: 'Mighty is not just a show. It is a way in which Britton, so often over-looked, can make himself visible. He commands the stage. He is mighty.'

Within Her Words **** 'You will love it. Wacky and poignant.'

Broadway World **** 'He is smart, eloquent, and unequivocally entertaining in his denunciation.'

Creative Reviews UK **** 'From complex to astonishing, Mighty is a strong, clever production balancing from the fun to the facts, and makes you leave with your thoughts turning into full-on conversations.'

Three Weeks **** 'Hilarious and thought-provoking'

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