Something About You (makes me want to hurt you)
Sample from soundtrack
Not her, though. She's as glossy and hollow as a vase.
If I broke open her breast I'd find nothing inside it at all, just an empty space.
Or maybe a little dust."
You're waiting for a story. You're not going to get one.
The closer you look the more things get sticky / disintegrate / fragment / return / tangle / repeat…"
My Mummy was a whore-or-or
The men she'd stroke and paw-paw-paw
She always wanted more-more-more
When Daddy was away-ay-ay
My Uncle came to play-ay-ay
In Mummy's bed he lay-ay-ay
All night and every day-ay-ay"
be okay. Do you remember Daddy teaching you how to fight? Do you remember? Do you? I remember, I remember you putting your little fists up and your face was so fierce and he got in under your guard and gave you a great big punch to the solar plexus, you were rolling around on the floor trying not to howl. Do you remember that?"
"This show is good: inventive, intelligent and interesting... If you're in or near Peckham I recommend you see Something About You, as it's well worth the trip" – Plays to See
"Dirty Market are clearly a serious-minded and seriously inventive company." - Time Out
Set amongst the decayed, stained-glass splendour of rediscovered gem, Asylum Chapel Peckham, Something About You... fuses theatre, dance and art to take the audience on a journey into a mythic past. Inspired by Electra, this lyrical, comic, sometimes violent piece is a call to action: stop waiting for heroes and take your own authority, if you really want to feel alive.
Cast & Crew
Francesca Dale - Egg
Oscar Gibbs - Pylades
Benedict Hopper - Pony
Tom Harris - Dave
Cecilia Madanes - Id
Stephane Middleton - Brian
Arti Naithani - Shazz
Georgina Sowerby - MK
Anne-Gaelle Thiriot - Myth
Jon Lee - Co-director
Georgina Sowerby - Co-director
Louis Rathborne - Lighting design
Nick Rye - Music composition
Nicola Donithorne - Stage Manager
Fionn Betts - Lighting Operator
Thanks to Dido Hallett & Jo Dennis at the ASYLUM, Caroline Gardens. Click link to find out more: