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Crick Crack Club Performance Storytelling

THE CINEMA OF THE IMAGINATION: FAIRYTALES FOR GROWN-UPS

THE REMARKABLE TALE OF ROBERT DESNOS by Clare Murphy & Daniel Morden

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Thu 14 December // 19:30

Tickets: £8 adv / £10 on the door

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The legendary Crick Crack Club brings its wild haven of fairytale, myth and epic to the Cube. Here the finest performance storytellers create a bold cinema of the imagination for thinkers, dreamers and seekers.

THE REMARKABLE TALE OF ROBERT DESNOS
by Clare Murphy & Daniel Morden

Surrealist, Poet, Prisoner, Storyteller...

Held captive in a concentration camp, a group of prisoners tell fantastical tales in clandestine gatherings to escape the terror of their situation. Surely their fate is unavoidable...?

Funny, tragic, uplifting, moving — and true — The Remarkable Tale of Robert Desnos shifts between the horrific reality of the camps, and the beauty and richness of countless other worlds. Daniel Morden and Clare Murphy tell tales that ask 'is our fate set?' Or is there no fate but that which we make? This is an extraordinary exploration of resilience and the power of the imagination to shape and affect reality.

DANIEL MORDEN is one of Europe's most popular storytellers. He has been telling tales for a living since 1989. He is best known for his duo performances of Greek myth with Hugh Lupton, and his dynamic fusion of spoken word and music with The Devil's Violin.

To experience Daniel Morden in full flight is an amazing thing. IAN MACMILLAN

CLARE MUIREANN MURPHY can’t help but make friends with her audiences…it’s just the way she is. Born in Dublin, Clare has lived in Spain, America and Galway, and currently resides in Bristol. A physical and witty performer, she has performed in festivals and theatres across the world.

Murphy’s charm and wit sparkled around the room, illuminating the darkest corners of her tales. OXFORD CULTURE REVIEW

A sheer delight! For those thirsty for a different type of show this is a must see’ EVERYTHING THEATRE

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