Robert White and Kate Fox Double Bill

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Friday 26th April 2019, 8pm in Gulbenkian Bar. 

£7.50, £5 conc. (Book Tickets)

The 2019 Autism Arts Festival will kick off with a double bill of comedy from Robert White (Finalist in Britain’s Got Talent 2018) and Kate Fox (Star of BBC Radio 4’s The Price of Happiness).

Kate Fox – Bigger on the Inside

Stand-up Poet Kate Fox thought that getting an autism diagnosis would be as likely as there being a female Dr in Dr Who.
So her universe has changed quite a bit recently.
This is a stand-up storytelling show about how.
May contain rhymes and Tardises.

Themes

Dr Who. Autism (including the history of autism).

Negative Triggers

Trigger warning – the showing of a slide showing an advert in the form of a ransom note saying “Aspergers has taken your son”.

Total Black out (audience):  No

What is the audience lighting level?:  Dim

Flashing Lights or strobe:  No

Loud sounds/noises (inc. music):  Burst of “Tardis” from Dr Who noise, seven times throughout the 40 minutes.

Repetitive noises:  No

Drums:   No

High-pitched tones:   No

Unexpected sounds (eg. Crash): No

Is there background sound/music:  No

Interactivity and Participation

Audience invited on stage:  No

Artist goes into the audience:  No

Are participants required to:

Walk around: No

Undertake directed movement: No

Read: No

Draw: No

Construct things: No

Paint: No

Sing: No

Participate in pairs or groups with others: No

Other Details:

If participants are expected to use materials (eg: markers, pencils, scissors) what are these materials: N/A

Attention Span Information

Show duration:     40 minutes

Is there an intermission:  No

Do the audience need to sit in one place during the show:  No

Is it okay for audience members to make a noise/move around during the show (ie: a relaxed performance):        Yes

Is there an introduction and if so how long is it: Don’t know.

Senses, Emotions and Effects

Does your show have any distinctive smells:  No

Does your show have any other special effects (eg: smoke machine, bubbles etc):   No

Does your show involve exploring any textures, and if so please specify:   No

Are balloons used in your show:    No

Do any of the characters in your show express anger:   No

To what extent is your show dialogue driven: It is entirely one person (me) talking and showing slides.

Are there any props in the performance that you think potential audience members should know about that have not already been mentioned:   No

Robert White

Robert White is the only gay, Aspergic, quarter-Welsh comic on the British comedy circuit. Known for his brilliant timing and performance style, Robert’s chaotic stage presence, improvisational skills and delivery won him the 2010 Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality. In 2018, Robert came runner up on the UK’s biggest television talent competition, Britain’s Got Talent, on ITV. His performances throughout were typically chaotic, but hilarious.

Negative Triggers

Total Black out (audience): – I need to see the front few rows, but it should be normal lighting with a lit stage and darker audience/seating//house.

What is the audience lighting level?: See above

Flashing Lights or strobe: I do not think I will use flashing lights there may be a magic trick that contains a flash.

Loud sounds/noises (inc. music): There may be a gun shot, there may also be loud noises.

Repetitive noises: Possibly

Drums: Possibly

High-pitched tones: Possibly

Unexpected sounds (eg. Crash): Possibly

Is there background sound/music: At points

Interactivity and Participation

Audience invited on stage: Yes

Artist goes into the audience: Yes

Workshop/manual activity: No

Are participants required to…

Walk around: No

Undertake directed movement: No

Read: Yes

Draw: No

Construct things: No

Paint: No

Sing: Yes

Participate in pairs or groups with others: No

Attention Span Information

Show duration: 30 mins, hopefully

Is there an intermission: No

Do the audience need to sit in one place during the show: Yes

Is it okay for audience members to make a noise/move around during the show (ie: a relaxed performance): Just as in a usual comedy gig.

Is there an introduction and if so how long is it: No

Senses, Emotions and Effects

Does your show have any distinctive smells: Fear from the performer

Does your show have any other special effects (eg: smoke machine, bubbles etc): Gun shot, magical flash, sound effects

Does your show involve exploring any textures, and if so please specify: No

Are balloons used in your show: No

Do any of the characters in your show express anger: Yes

To what extent is your show dialogue driven: Totally

Are there any props in the performance that you think potential audience members should know about that have not already been mentioned: a 2 foot long dildo