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You Me Bum Bum Train

Created by Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd

6 - 24 July 2010 / 17:45, 18:00, 18:15, 18:30, 18:45, 19:00, 19:15, 19:30, 19:45, 20:00, 20:15, 20:30, 20:45, 21:00, 21:15, 21:30, 21:45, 22:00
LEB Building

LEB Building, Bethnal Green

subject to availability
 sold out

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Tickets for You Me Bum Bum Train have sold out, but you can still experience You Me Bum Bum train's scenes by participating as a performer. The line between performer and audience member is blurred so as a performer you are also on the receiving end of the unique and unpredictable interraction that takes place during every performance. Who knows what response each fresh faced passenger will bring to the scenarios?

Get in touch with Alex Neumayer at ymbbtcast@hotmail.com if you are interested in taking part on any of the following show dates: July 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, or 24th.

'People emerge high with excitement and this must be one of the most amazing, must-see events of the summer.' Daily Mail

In an exhilarating, participatory adventure, you are the sole audience member - a passenger who journeys through a maze of live scenes featuring over 200 performers. You will be catapulted into unimaginable situations before being returned to the outside world, breathless, invigorated and left wanting more. The intensity of the journey is heightened by the fact that you are riding solo throughout the whole performance, making for an unforgettable experience.

Artists Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd originally created You Me Bum Bum Train in 2004 and the piece has been evolving ever since. Last year, they won the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust award which is an annual prize that aims to encourage a new generation of creative artists working on bold, innovative and challenging projects.

Performance time slots from 17:45
Running time: 40mins / no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

Age restriction 16+

LEB Building, Bethnal Green
255 - 279 Cambridge Heath Road
Bethnal Green
E2 0EL
(2 minute walk from Bethnal Green tube station)

This is a very physically challenging interactive experience, all participants are advised to wear trousers and flat shoes; flip flops/sandals/stilettos are unsuitable.
Please advise box office of any access requirements.
Contains some strobe lighting.
Participants will not be able to carry bags or large coats during the experience. A cloakroom will be provided.

Co-produced by barbicanbite10 and CREATE10

Supported by Tower Hamlets Council

Part of CREATE10

The Oxford Samuel Beckett Trust Theatre Award is for emerging practitioners engaged in bold, innovative and challenging theatre, and this is the fourth year of collaboration with bite. The award aims to give the winners an opportunity to mount a fully resourced professional production.

You Me Bum Bum Train are grateful for the support from: Rathbone Gallery, Stretch Fabric Linings, Random House, Polyflor, Castledene Flooring, Wood4Stairs, The Couples Relationship Support Practice, Pure Energy and Air-Con Hire.

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