#PULSE15 – This Is How We Die - New Wolsey Theatre

#PULSE15 – This Is How We Die

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A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling.


From the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey comes a spiraling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose.

THIS IS HOW WE DIE is a prime slice of surrealist trash, an Americana death trip and a dizzying exorcism for a world convinced it is dying...

'An absurd road movie of the soul cut with a razor wit and bubbling paranoia' ★★★★ The Guardian

“If gonzo journalism ever needed a news anchor, this would be the guy.” ★★★★★ Exeunt

‘a visceral, world-burning piece of theatre....a brutal, vital, incredible show’ Total Theatre

“This is not merely a must-see, but a theatrical rite of passage.” A Younger Theatre

"a torrent of words, delivered with fluency and vigour, like a beat poet on speed" Total Theatre Mag

Supported by Arts Council England. Commissioned by Ovalhouse, and made with support from the Basement, Cambridge Junction and Norwich Arts Centre.

Reviews of #PULSE15 – This Is How We Die

What the public say

Absolutely fantastic performance by Christopher Brett Bailey!! The man was word perfect talking about the wildest of subjects in the weirdest of ways providing a different perspective on, sometimes controversial, topics in a way that made sense. This production was hilarious, weird, purposeful, original and it did not drag for one moment.

Christian Bailey

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