Who do you trust when the news is fake, your partner is cheating on you and global politics is an exploding clown car?
Byron Vincent is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, but with dying icons, impending climate catastrophe and that bloke from Home Alone Two in charge of world’s largest nuclear arsenal, isn’t blind panic the only sane response?
It’s a glib, postmodern world in which cynicism is cool, modern life is rubbish and sincerity is for suckers; but as concepts like truth, peace and hope become risible anachronisms, maybe it’s time to re-evaluate our perspective. In a post-satire age, what’s so funny about peace, love and understanding?
Byron Vincent is a writer, performer, broadcaster and activist with a long and varied career. He spent the aughts doing spoken word at music and literary festivals for which he was picked as one of BBC poetry season’s New Talent Choices. In more recent years Byron has turned to theatre working as writer director and performer for the RSC, BAC and other notable acronyms.
Part of Liberty –The Mayor of London’s free festival celebrating the work of Deaf and disabled artists, presented in partnership with Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019.
Live audio description is available for this performance. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances BSL interpretation will no longer be available. Check our Access Information page here for a full list of BSL interpreted events.
Performances will take place in the Norris Hall. Access is via the student entrance (left hand gate) on Church Hill. Walk through the gates ahead of you and turn right at the end of the yard.
There is level access to the gallery seating above the auditorium, and lift access to the main auditorium entrance.
The venue has an accessible toilet and a rest area. Speak to a member of staff for directions.
The 212 bus stops at Church Hill Road, which is 0.1 miles away. Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line and London Overground) is 0.4 miles away (7 minute walk).