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THIS IS HOW WE DIE, review by Helen Devonshire

Posted on Sunday 11 October

This surrealist storytelling involves an actor at a desk reading from a pile of pages, but nothing more is needed. It’s all about the words. Written and performed by Canadian, […]

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Wot? No Fish!! review by Rebecca Parkinson

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Wot? No Fish!! is the true story of Ab Solomon, who drew sketches for his new wife Celie, detailing their lives, on wage packets. Over time, these beautiful sketches show […]

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Suzy from Thanet visited Darlington

Posted on Friday 9 October

Re-posted from See the original post from 5 October 2015 at “Looping the Loop isn’t only a local consortium here in Thanet; it’s also part of a national network of […]

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Fun Palaces and Jabberzine

Posted on Friday 2 October


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Interview : Christopher Brett Bailey

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Festival Blogger Gemma Hirst talks to the creator and performer of THIS IS HOW WE DIE about what the attraction is to dark theatre. What was the inspiration behind This Is How […]

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Jade’s festival rundown

Posted on Wednesday 30 September

It’s almost time for Darlington’s award winning theatre festival! If there’s anyone still struggling to decide what to see, read my little guide on each of the main shows as […]

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Posted on Tuesday 29 September

Hello all, If you’ve had a little flick through our festival programme you will have come across a rather curious thing entitled Scratch Night. This type of event, as pioneered by BAC, […]

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Interview with Danny Braverman

Posted on Monday 28 September

Gemma talks to Danny Braverman, writer and performer of Wot? No Fish!! about the creation and inspiration behind the show. Wot? No Fish!! A true story of love, art, history and […]

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Scratch Night line up announcement

Posted on Thursday 24 September

We are thrilled to be able to present some phenomenal regional talent at Scratch Night next week. (in no particular order) Dance pieces from Yuvel Soria and from Celeste Hay   […]

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7 days to go

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Countdown to Jabberwocky Market Hello and welcome to the Jabberwocky Market Countdown. We are now 7 days away till the world class arts event begins, now in its 5th season, the […]

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Posted on Saturday 12 September

As well as seeing shows, there are loads of ways to get more involved in the festival. There are allsorts of workshops for allsorts of people. First up The Soundtrack […]

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Why you should volunteer with Jabberwocky Market

Posted on Tuesday 18 August

Hello all, As you may or may not know, we are holding a drop in meet and greet on Thursday for people to come chat with us and see if they […]

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Meet and Greet the team – Volunteering opportunities a-go-go

Posted on Friday 14 August

Volunteering is great fun and a brilliant experience (and it looks fab on your CV). We especially need bubbly volunteers for the Welcome Team, up to and throughout the next […]

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First look at what’s coming along in October

Posted on Sunday 2 August

Have you seen our official website recently?  Loads of the shows for our next festival are detailed and tickets are now available for booking.    Quick listing: Jabberwocky Friday – […]

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Our win at The Journal Culture Awards!

Posted on Thursday 9 July

Hello,   Caroline here, Festival Producer.  I am so excited to share with you our news of winning a prestigious award.  The Journal Culture Awards are the main way that […]

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Reviews from Season 4

Posted on Saturday 20 June

In March 2015 some of our volunteers took on the mission of writing about the shows in the festival, to bring us a taste of what it’s like to be in […]

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Quaker Meeting House: spring 2015’s Main Theatre, by Rebecca Parkinson

Posted on Saturday 18 April

The Friends Meeting House has been part of Jabberwocky Market since the first season in October 2013.  This spring, the imposing, historic building was the festival’s main performance venue. Based on Skinnergate, […]

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“Jabberwocky Market”, by Andrew Latimer

Posted on Saturday 4 April

Re-posted from See the original post from 24 March 2015 at “Darlington’s biannual small-scale theatre festival amasses extra significance this month given the horrifying blaze which tore through […]

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“An Interview with Chris Grady for the Aspiring Artist”, by Robert Mooney

Posted on Tuesday 31 March

Having previously mentioned Chris Grady, who will be holding surgeries for up-and-coming actors and actresses in the Jabberwocky Market festival, this will be the first one he has held in […]

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Spring 2015 in brief, by Jade Byrne

Posted on Wednesday 25 March

In case you’re wondering what any of our shows are about here’s a very brief explanation of them all in my opinion:   Gloriator – looks really funny it’s basically […]

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