Miles Apart Together

Paper Smokers

Theatre
17 — 22 Mar
Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street
18:00
£10.00
1hr 05m
Suitable For All
Family Friendly True Story Women’s Voices
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Miles Apart Together

“The air is the only place that is free from prejudice”. Bessie Coleman

They said she couldn’t do it but she could.
From going around the world on a bicycle to doing spectacular airshows or climbing the highest mountains on earth, Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovsky, Bessie Coleman and Junko Tabei fought the prejudice and scepticism that surrounded them.
Their achievements became milestones in the path towards women’s rights and freedom, challenging the assumption that the “fairer sex” lacks the physical and mental stamina for big deeds. Though their adventures were as breathtaking, spellbinding and phenomenal as their male counterparts, where are their stories now?
For one night only Annie, Bessie and Junko come back for the live recording of the podcast “Miles Apart Together” and share their stories.

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About Paper Smokers

PAPER SMOKERS is a London based international collective of storytellers. We produce film, theatre and installations and are Third Angel Mentees.
The name comes from a poem written by Italian writer Cesare Pavese. We strongly believe in the value of international collaboration and the coming together of artists from different backgrounds as precious tools to interpret today’s world. We share stories of outsiders and focus on work that is multilingual, transnational and exists across borders.
With Katharina Reinthaller we developed a show called “Diary of an Expat” which has been receiving 4 star reviews and praise at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Katharina is a director and dramaturg who trained at University of Vienna and with StoneCrabs Theatre Company, among many other shows she has also directed Labels (Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Fringe First Winner/Theatre Royal Stratford East/Adelaide & Perth Fringe/Singapore Fringe/University of North Carolina). “Miles Apart Together” is our second production with Katharina.

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Dates & Times

Tuesday 17 March Tue 17 Mar 18:00 £10.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Wednesday 18 March Wed 18 Mar 18:00 £10.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Thursday 19 March Thu 19 Mar 18:00 £11.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Friday 20 March Fri 20 Mar 18:00 £11.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Saturday 21 March Sat 21 Mar 15:00 £11.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Saturday 21 March Sat 21 Mar 18:00 £11.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now
Sunday 22 March Sun 22 Mar 18:00 £11.00 Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street Book Now

Miles Apart Together

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Press & Reviews

Reviews of previous productions:

BROADWAY WORLD ****
“Expressive and genuinely hilarious. Gragnani keeps the energy and comedy flowing in clockwork pace, building a strong and stable satire that feels relevant and resonant in the current political climate.”

THEATRE WEEKLY ****
“This is one of those rare productions that makes you think long and hard about a subject, without even realising it’s had that affect on you.”

LONDON THEATRE 1 ****
“A heartfelt and poignant production.”

THE SCOTSMAN
“Best Fringe Shows for Brexit Satire. These Brexit dramas all delivered wonderfully in their own way. If we can’t make Britain great again, we can at least make it funny.”

THE STAGE
“A warm, engaging presence”.

NUMBER 9 REVIEWS
“Perfect comedy timing.” 

Miles Apart Together

Paper Smokers

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