Opal Fruits

Theatre (solo show, new writing)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Beneath
  • 14:45
  • Aug 3-9, 11-14, 16-21, 23-28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Holly Beasley-Garrigan in association with Pleasance and Bristol Old Vic
  • Warnings and additional info: This show explores autobiographical trauma in relation to growing up in poverty. Content includes strong language, descriptions of violence, partial nudity, references to alcohol and drug use, sexual references, references to bereavement/grief.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
    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 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

‘Utterly compelling’ (Lyn Gardner, StageDoorApp.com). ‘One to watch’ (AYoungerTheatre.com). **** (Breaking-the-Fourth-Wall.com). **** (PlaysToSee.com). Armed with pick ‘n’ mix, politics and UK Garage, award-winning performance-maker Holly Beasley-Garrigan wants to talk about the fetishisation of the feral female. Opal Fruits is about class, nostalgia and five generations of women from one council estate in South London. An anarchic reimagining of the self-congratulatory solo show and a wry interrogation of faux working-class cultural trends. In 1998 Opal Fruits changed their name to… we don't say that name round here.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard. 5 steps down into space, For access via locked lift ask staff or at Box Office.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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


Captioned performances

  • Dates: 3 August, 4 August, 5 August, 6 August, 7 August, 8 August, 9 August, 11 August, 12 August, 13 August, 14 August, 16 August, 17 August, 18 August, 19 August, 20 August, 21 August, 23 August, 24 August, 25 August, 26 August, 27 August, 28 August
  • Type: Open
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

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

Dates, Times and Prices