I Dream in Colour
Posted on: 24 Jul 2023
Extant in association with Bloomsbury Festival 2023 presents ‘I Dream in Colour’ by Jasmin Thien, an autobiographical one-woman play exploring memory, loss, and the intersection between disability and immigrant culture, drawn from Jasmin’s experiences growing up fighting eye cancer and eventually blindness as a Bruneian-born Chinese. “When fighting for survival is who you are as […]
I Dream in Colour by Jasmin Thien & No Future by Helena Ascough
Posted on: 7 Mar 2023
Extant, Helena Ascough and Jasmin Thien Present: ‘No Future’ & ‘I Dream In Colour’ A double bill of new work by Extant’s Associate Artists, showcasing the cutting edge of access-led theatre created by blind and visually impaired theatre artists. Camden People’s Theatre Mon 27 Mar 2023, 19:15 No Future – written and performed by Helena Ascough […]
Past Life at the Bloomsbury Festival
Posted on: 5 Jul 2022
Extant is delighted to present Past Life by Alice Christina-Corrigan at the Bloomsbury Festival 2022 Written and performed by Alice Corrigan, a graduate of Extant’s Pathways Writers Programme, Past Life is a genre-bending, multi-sensory and creatively accessible exploration of the stages of a breakup and the normalisation of sexual assault in relationships. Written and performed […]
States of Mind by Christopher Hunter
Posted on: 24 Sep 2021
Visually impaired Shakespearean director Christopher Hunter penetrated the dark heart of Shakespeare’s sensationally successful poem Venus and Adonis to create States of Mind, produced by Extant.
Eye Say, Eye Say, Eye Say!
Posted on: 11 Sep 2020
I Say, what do you get when over a dozen visually impaired comedians congregate for some covert comedy?
Yes it’s Eye Say, Eye Say, Eye Say! At this year’s Bloomsbury Festival!
Join us on 17th October at 6 pm for a night of eye-watering comedy from our awesome range of visually impaired comedians who will actually be performing together and live-streamed to you from a top-secret location and offering 20/20 insights on their diverse experiences living in the capital!
Quiplash – Unsightly Drag
Posted on: 15 Jun 2019
Quiplash – Unsightly Drag 2019-2020 A cabaret with a difference, Unsightly Drag was presented by collaborating partners Extant, the UK’s leading visually impaired theatre company, and Quiplash, a queer crip (quip) led creative company supporting and taking up space for quip artists and audiences. Blind and visually impaired people from across the LGBTQIA […]
Tinted by Amy Bethan Evans
Posted on: 22 Jan 2018
Tinted is a revolutionary disabled response to the #metoo hashtag. Staged as accessibly as possible and written by disabled playwright Amy Bethan Evans (Libby’s Eyes, BBC Access Room, Kudos Fellowship shortlist and producer of Access Platform) Tinted is the debut full-length monologue from company Scripped Up, championing D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent writers. Tinted started as a […]
The Man Who Saw Backwards by Esther Eliot
Posted on: 1 Jan 2018
The Man Who Saw Backwards In 2018 Extant supported visually impaired actor Esther Elliott with her first-time writing project, by providing a week of research and development time in a venue with a professional, visually impaired cast, and directing consultation by Maria Oshodi. Esther’s take on Shakespeare’s King Lear relocated much of the action to […]
Edinburgh Fringe Previews – Douglas Walker and Tom Skelton
Posted on: 10 Jul 2017
Visually impaired comedians Tom Skelton and Douglas Walker preview their shows Blind Eye Spy and Of Christmas Past ahead of the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe
Catching the Ghost by Chris Campion
Posted on: 30 Dec 2016
Catching the Ghost is back! This play is being performed at Nozstock Festival on 24th July 2022, with Chris and Steve returning to the roles. Information available here: https://nozstock.com/artists/extant-present-catching-the-ghost/