The Hinterland

The Old Library - 10 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, UK

Riot of the Freelance Mind does The Hinterland is a tragi-comic exploration of living and juggling creative lives alongside everyday ‘real life’ pressures. 

What it means to be a performer/actor/creative/writer in today’s world? How do we live? How do we survive between jobs?  A look at the tensions of auditioning, interviews, workshops and also at competitiveness, age, self-esteem and how we find our ‘voice’. In a series of overlapping and interlinking monologues we deconstruct our pasts, present and future to define or re-define who we are. All this is sprinkled with an eclectic mix of dialogue, poetry, music, projections and voice over, combined with a bit of the quirky, the honest and the irreverent.   

This show contains adult language and is recommended for ages 14+.


Audience Feedback:

“Belly laughs with real poignancy”

“Funny, heart-breaking honesty, gorgeous to hear women’s stories of an idolised industry - captured the struggles versus the sheer joy perfectly”.

“the personal stories really connected and the funny ones really landed!”

“Beautifully entertaining and poignant”

“Such a wonderful show with pain, joy, fun, curiosity, sweetness.  Very well put together and brilliantly paced!”

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The Old Library - 10 Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, UK