Ballad of the Burning Star  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 8TH MARCH 2014

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, Lavender Hill, Wandsworth, London SW11 5TN
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
17-22, 24-28 Feb, 1, 3-8 Mar 7.30pm, no perf 23 Feb & 2 Mar
 
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£12 and £15, concs £12
 
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Ballad of the Burning StarThe award-winning Ballad of the Burning Star by Theatre Ad Infinitum presents a cabaret-style performance satirising Israel's internal conflicts and contradictions. This "flamboyant satirical drag show", best described as a "theatrical hand grenade" (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian), comes to the Battersea Arts Centre for a three-week run as part of a UK-wide tour this spring. Theatre Ad Infinitum have come up with something completely different from their critically acclaimed 'Translunar Paradise', a smash hit at the Edinburgh fringe, and have taken a risk with this cross-dressed, camped up exploration of the social and political terrain of Israel, and with it they have produced an equally exciting and compelling piece of theatre.

 

About Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A Grade II-listed building which was the former town hall, the BAC is now one of the country's biggest arts centres, housing studios and gallery space as well as a theatre. More about Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

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Ballad of the Burning Star  Theatre Ad Infinitum - Ballad of the Burning Star, photo by Alex Brenner  

   
Ballad of the Burning Star - Theatre Ad Infinitum - Ballad of the Burning Star, photo by Alex Brenner

Ballad of the Burning Star Theatre Ad Infinitum - Ballad of the Burning Star, photo by Alex Brenner 


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event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  6th to 15th September 2018
VENUE  Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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event > Theatre
DATES  6th September 2018 to 28th January 2019
VENUE  Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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event > Theatre > Fringe
PRICING  £12.50-£26
DATES  1st to 30th December 2018
VENUE  Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 
A new immersive adventure for children aged 6 and over and for families, Return to Elm House is the heart-warming tale of Wandsworth's Jeanie Nassau Senior, a social pioneer and Britain's first female civil servant, the founder of modern foster care. On the very spot where Battersea Arts Centre now stands, a woman known for her generosity, wisdom a... More about this event
 

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