A GIRL AND A GUN
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‘All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun’ Jean-Luc Godard
Last year, Louise started noticing girls and guns everywhere. She obsessed overthem in pop videos, felt a bit disgusted about them in video games, and tried not to see them in hardcore porn. And she wondered whether Godard was right.
This is a show about girls and guns. It’s a show that asks two people to take to the stage and play out a film script in front of you. It asks what it means to be a plot device, what it means to be a hero, and what it means to watch. Expect gun-twirling, line-dancing, Nancy-Sinatra-singing.
And me. And you.
A Girl and A Gun premiered at Contact Theatre, Manchester as part of Flying Solo Festival.
Contact Theatre Manchester, Camden People's Theatre London, Compagnie Theater Amsterdam, Wardrobe Theatre Bristol, They Eat Culture Preston, Nottingham Playhouse, Bikeshed Exeter, Norwich Arts Centre, CCA Glasgow, Summerhall at Edinburgh Festival 2017.
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The show is supported by Arts Council England, Contact Theatre (Manchester), The Albany (London), Camden People's Theatre (London), Buzzcut Residency supported by Jerwood Charitable Trust, and MC Amsterdam.