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Forced Entertainment: Out of Order (UK Premiere) at Southbank Centre

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Time 19:30
Date 12/10/19
Price £23

A troupe of clowns do their unlevel best to get along and pass the time. Expect fights, music, sweat and bright light, the comical and the tragic.

Saturday 12 - Monday 14 October.

A troupe of hapless clowns rehearse old gags and get tangled in new ones. They get trapped in a long-standing dispute, huddled at a table waiting for trouble to start. Like friends. Like politicians. Like a meeting that always collapses. A destruction that can’t be escaped. A conversation that can’t quite be had.

Driven by a heavy musical score, Out Of Order teeters carelessly between funny and not funny at all, comical and absolutely tragic.

It is the ruins of a show in the ruins of a world. Things go quiet, melancholy, all out of breath. Where we’re at. Where we are heading.

Out Of Order says it all without speaking.