head/lining

Theatre (music, spoken word)

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  • theSpace @ Symposium Hall - Annexe
  • 22:15
  • Aug 5-13, 15-27
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Knuckledown
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Description

A profound, thrilling mix of music and storytelling, head/lining is a lyrical deep dive inside the mind of a working-class white lad coming to terms with his life so far; from noxious upbringing to alcoholism and homelessness. Finding absolution in words and poetry, writer/performer Charlie Heptinstall’s spoken-word/indie-rock gig confronts an individual’s battle with identity and mental health, combined with Britain’s ever-growing prejudicial obsession with class. After a sell-out run at The Pleasance, OffComm award-winning head/lining (directed by Matt Strachan) has been described as punchy and fast-paced, offering audiences an insight into the harsh and angry struggles that go unspoken.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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