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Dickie Beau: Lost in Trans

Photo by Joel Fildes.

7.30pm. £12/£10 concessions.

Dickie Beau presents a poetic performance of peculiar personas.

Following on from the hugely successful Blackouts, Lost in Trans takes Dickie’s sensational multimedia aesthetic to hallucinatory new heights.

Continuing his shtick of using playback, in which he 'channels' voices he sees as being misplaced, misrepresented or misunderstood, Dickie breathes new life into found sound, 're-writing' audio artefacts and playing them back through his body to become a live performing archive of the missing.

Presenting a compelling constellation of vivid characters inspired by cultural antiquity, and Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Lost in Trans – is an off-road trip through the cultural archives. Cyclops, the one-eyed giant, becomes a third eye through which we view the world anew, including a radical re-visioning of Echo, the Nymph, of whom all that remained when she died of a broken heart was the sound of her voice…

Phenomenal talent… a powerful and moving artist… breathtaking
Time Out

Conceived and performed by Dickie Beau
Dramaturg – Julia Bardsley
Lighting Design – Marty Langthorne
Sound Design – Will Saunders
Producer – Sally Rose

Commissioned by Southbank Centre, with support from Jardin D'Europe. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Watch the video of Lost in Trans Prologue


Running time: 70 minutes.


Date and time

10–11 December 2015

Please note
This is now a past event.


Toynbee Studios
28 Commercial Street
London, E1 6AB
Tel: 020 7247 5102
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