Under The Carpet, by Sarah Woods

Thursday 16th November 7.30pm, Shop Front Theatre

Delighted to announce that the writer commissioned for #4 in our ‘Are We Where We Are’ programme will be Sarah Woods. Her work will be performed on Thursday 16th November at 7.30pm. 

Sarah creates performances, films, events and campaigns in collaboration with communities, scientists and specialists. Her theatre work has been produced by the RSC, The Hampstead, Soho Theatre and the BBC, regional theatres and touring companies. Recent productions include: AFTER HIROSHIMA (London Bubble); META (Cardboard Citizens/Wellcome Trust); THE ROADLESS TRIP (Artsadmin, UK tour), a performance piece about systemic change; BENEFIT (Cardboard Citizens, UK tour) looking at recent changes to the benefit system. Many of her plays are published by Oberon Books.

Sarah has written extensively for Radio 4, most recently BORDERLAND, imagining a possible post-Brexit UK, an adaptation of William Morris’ NEWS FROM NOWHERE; A SPECK OF DUST about austerity and inequality; original drama-documentaries about climate change GETTING TO ZERO and GETTING TO FOUR DEGREES; and WATCH ME looking at the neuroscience and lived experience of empathy. For Birmingham Opera, Sarah is currently writing an original opera with the composer Giorgio Battistelli. Sarah has worked on The Co-operative Group’s ANTI TAR SANDS and FRACK FREE UK campaigns, the Fabian Society’s FOOD AND POVERTY COMMISSION, the Centre for Alternative Technology’s ZERO CARBON: MAKING IT HAPPEN project and NATIONAL CLEAN AIR DAY. She is currently working on the Ashden Trust’s VISIONING LONDON project.

Tickets: 0845 680 9126 or Oxboffice or on the door – advance booking advised due to limited capacity. 

Image credit: Sarah Woods by Christa Holka