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It Happened Here
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It Happened Here

Holbeck
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72 stories, penned by members of our very own writer’s group appeared on signs across Holbeck. Bringing together these stories, Slung Low’s core creative team made an original audio journey which they invited people to listen to as they navigated their way through the streets of Holbeck, with an illustrated map to plot their own adventure.
Fairy Portal Camp
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Fairy Portal Camp

Royal Shakespeare Company
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20 artists lived in a camp on the grounds of the RSC for a week, working with audiences to create the perfect ceremony to open the portal to the Fairy World. With Rash Dash and School of Night
Rugby Songs
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Rugby Songs

Rugby World Cup/ DepArts
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A new play by Lisa Holdsworth celebrating important songs in the world of rugby. Rugby Songs toured Leeds' rugby clubs in the run up to the Rugby World Cup
Camelot: The Shining City
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Camelot: The Shining City

Crucible
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An army of 137 performers from Sheffield People's Theatre perform James Phillip's contemporary reworking of the King Arthur myths in the Crucible Theatre and Sheffield's city centre.
Emergency Story Penguin
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Emergency Story Penguin

DepArts
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The Emergency Story Unit is a secret story saving outfit found in the basement of every theatre. And today you are looking around their top secret submarine. But when a call comes in from a penguin in danger you have to do more than just look around!
Mosaic Mural: A Reflection
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Mosaic Mural: A Reflection

Basis Yorkshire
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Artist Carrie Reichardt delivered workshops with women from Basis Yorkshire and Holbeck residents to create this Mosaic Mural on our wall outside the HUB.
The White Whale
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The White Whale

Leeds
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An epic retelling of Moby Dick by James Phillips. Performed on a floating (and sinking) stage, with song and fire The White Whale ran for two weeks to critical acclaim and public enthusiasm in September 2014. All 4000 tickets were distributed for free.
59 Minutes to Save Christmas
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59 Minutes to Save Christmas

Cast
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59 Minutes to Save Christmas is an interactive festive adventure for children, originally commissioned by the Barbican Centre. It returned in 2013 to Cast in Doncaster where audiences embarked on a quest around the theatre foyers, facing misbehaving elves, grumpy fairies and plenty of surprises on their journey to save Christmas.
15 Minutes Live
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15 Minutes Live

Holbeck Working Men’s Club
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A collection of original new plays for radio, performed and recorded in front of an audience with a live band providing the music and a team of foley artists creating the sound effects. Originally created in collaboration with I Love West Leeds Festival, 15 Minutes Live events have been held in venues across the region over the last three years, including the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Theatre in the Mill, Bradford and Slung Low's home, the HUB.
Blood & Chocolate
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Blood & Chocolate

York
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Written by Mike Kenny, Blood and Chocolate was the tale of chocolate workers in the city of York during the first world war. An audience of 300 were led every night through a city transformed by set pieces and a cast of 180. The project had a team of over 600 volunteers working on every element of the show from mic-running to costume making. It sold out it’s 3 week run of performances and was critically acclaimed.
The Johnny Eck Dave Toole Show
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The Johnny Eck Dave Toole Show

West Yorkshire Playhouse
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The Johnny Eck and Dave Toole Show was performed in the Tiltyard at the Royal Armouries, Leeds in April 2013 as part of the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Transform season. Part Freak Show, Part Biopic, Part This is Your Life ceremony, the show explored the lives of two extraordinary performers, Johnny Eck and Dave Toole.
The Parade
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The Parade

BBC Space
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The Parade is series of four new plays commissioned by the BBC Writers’ Room about a parade of shops. In March 2013, these pieces were performed on site in shops and filmed for the BBC/Arts Council digital arts website The Space.
15 Minutes Live at the HUB
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15 Minutes Live at the HUB

Holbeck
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A collection of original new plays for radio, performed and recorded in front of an audience with a live band providing the music and a team of foley artists creating the sound effects. Originally created in collaboration with I Love West Leeds Festival, 15 Minutes Live events have been held in venues across the region over the last three years, including the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Theatre in the Mill, Bradford and Slung Low's home, the HUB.
Moby Dick
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Moby Dick

Opera North
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Moby Dick was an evening of text and music presented with Opera North Projects in August 2013. The piece formed part of the research and development for The White Whale, a new adaptation of the novel Moby Dick by playwright James Philips, which will return in September 2014.
59 Minutes to Save Christmas
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59 Minutes to Save Christmas

Barbican
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59 Minutes to Save Christmas is an interactive festive adventure for children. Originally commissioned by the Barbican Centre in 2012, audiences embarked on a quest around the theatre foyers, facing misbehaving elves, grumpy fairies and plenty of surprises on their journey to save Christmas.
Northern Big Board
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Northern Big Board

Shipley Swimming Pool
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Northern Big Board was a magical family show performed at Shipley Swimming Pool in November 2012 to a sell-out audience. Written by Emma Adams, the play celebrated courage, the benefits of socialised fitness and culture, and water demons.
Prometheus' Garden
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Prometheus' Garden

Barnsley
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Fire show with External Combustion
Converging Paths
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Converging Paths

North Yorkshire
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Converging Paths was a series of 5 connected works performed in 5 different North Yorkshire Towns throughout the first half of 2012. Taken together, they were a wide and wild adaptation of Matthew David Scott’s novel The Ground Remembers.
They Only Come at Night: Pandemic
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They Only Come at Night: Pandemic

Singapore
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Pandemic was the concluding part of the vampire mythology trilogy, They Only Come at Night. The show was invited to perform at the Singapore Arts Festival for a run of 15 sell- out shows in Old School in April 2012.
15 Minutes Live
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15 Minutes Live

Leeds
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A collection of original new plays for radio, performed and recorded in front of an audience with a live band providing the music and a team of foley artists creating the sound effects. Originally created in collaboration with I Love West Leeds Festival, 15 Minutes Live events have been held in venues across the region over the last three years, including the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Theatre in the Mill, Bradford and Slung Low's home, the HUB.
Original Bearings
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Original Bearings

Holbeck
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Original Bearings, an explosive bus-tour adventure through South Leeds, was an exploration of Holbeck and how the myths of a city are created, and how those stories are told. A co-production with the West Yorkshire Playhouse in October 2011.
Finale
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Finale

Liverpool Everyman
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In July 2011, Slung Low was invited by the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse to create an event to mark the demolition of the Everyman Theatre. During the daytime audiences walked around the empty building experiencing a sound installation created from the recorded memories of past audiences, performers and staff. In the evening Hope Street was closed to host a lively procession of past and future performers.
Mapping the City
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Mapping the City

Hull
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Performed in May 2011, Mapping the City was commissioned by imove, Yorkshire’s Cultural Olympiad programmer, in association with Hull City Council and Hull Truck. Following 3 interwoven stories written by 3 playwrights (James Phillips, Matthew David Scott and Jenny Worton), audiences were led on a journey through the city of Hull from train station to sea.
Anthology
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Anthology

Liverpool Everyman
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Anthology was a series of headphone tours and installations, performed in rep at the Liverpool Everyman from 28th September to 1st November 2010. 7 routes. 7 stories, each told in different places on different paths in Liverpool and inspired by the city.
The Knowledge Emporium
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The Knowledge Emporium

The Gate and tour
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The Knowledge Emporium is a sweetshop with one big difference: it doesn’t take money. It trades sweets for knowledge. Since July 2010, the Emporium has travelled around the country to differing communities, collecting knowledge and performing readings of what people know.
They Only Come at Night Visions
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They Only Come at Night Visions

Barbican
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Visions was the first production in the vampire mythology trilogy, They Only Come at Night.The show performed for three weeks in November 2009 at the Barbican Centre to sell-out audiences.
Beyond the Front Line
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Beyond the Front Line

Lowry
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Beyond the Front Line was a large scale theatre installation that explored what would happen if the British Army had to be stationed on our doorstep and not on the sandy plains of foreign lands. With a chorus of 250, four Bedford trucks, a ten litre diesel explosion, 42 guns, 89 Kevlar helmets and an originally composed requiem, the show played the Lowry Plaza in October 2009.
They Only Come at Night: Resurrection
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They Only Come at Night: Resurrection

Lowry
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Resurrection was the second production in the vampire mythology trilogy, They Only Come at Night. The show was presented in the Lowry Studio 2-12 September 2012.
Last Seen
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Last Seen

Almeida
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Made in collaboration with the Almeida Theatre, Last Seen took audiences on a magical head phone tour onto the streets of Islington. Written by Simon Burt, Lolita Chakrabarti and Matthew David Scott.
Helium
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Helium

Barbican
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Helium was presented at the Barbican Theatre, London from 3-20 September 2008. Combining live and digital performance, the show investigated guilt, responsibility and the true meaning of ‘release’. Winner of the 2008 Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award
Small Worlds
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Small Worlds

Liverpool 08
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Small Worlds was an interactive installation combining live performance, music and digital projection. The piece was created in association with Fuse Theatre and Liverpool 08, European Capital of Culture.
Time at Moghul Gardens
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Time at Moghul Gardens

Lister Park
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Time at Moghul Gardens was a durational out-door piece that combined dance, story- telling, photography and live music to create a moving exploration of memory, what we forget and what we don’t want to remember. Commissioned by Bradford Festival and Theatre in the Mill, Bradford. The piece performed at Moghul Gardens, Lister Park in June 2005.
1139 Miles
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1139 Miles

Bradford
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1139 Miles was a theatre installation which was created and developed over two years, with over 20 emerging artists collaborating on the project. The piece was performed in a Bradford warehouse in September 2006.

'I have put Holbeck in my address for the last two years but today was the first time I discovered the heart of it - I had no idea about the pubs, social clubs, quaint back to back terraces and history that makes up the real Holbeck, south of the canal.  A big thanks to Slung Low for opening my eyes to a place I have claimed to call home.'  - Audience Member