Time Passes. Listen.

  Time Passes. Listen.

Supported by Arts Council England and O2 Think Bigger

Time Passes. Listen. (TPL) was a Dylan Thomas-inspired storytelling and immersive theatre project based in the old Woolworth’s building on Sheffield’s Moor. This two-phase project began in September 2014 with collecting stories in the shop front. We collected over 1000 stories in exchange for a cup of tea in our Story Swap Tea Rooms.

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From these stories we crafted an immersive theatre piece which was performed throughout a warren of backrooms, in which audiences explored stories of Sheffield retold.

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_MG_3510    Granma's Habit

Photographs by Jennifer Ibbotson


“I think what got them under your skin was the quality of the performance from each of the actors, effortlessly drawing you into their world for a few moments as you passed through, on your way elsewhere but always with time to pause and listen…” (for full review please visit: http://opusindependents.com/2014/11/time-passes-listen/ )

 “Moments are suspended as audience members step into the narratives at different points in time and space – witnessing quiet reflections, hearing troubled mutterings or fleeing blood-curdling wails of terror…” (For full review please visit: http://www.sheffieldunchained.co.uk/bare-project-tells-sheffield-storiestime-passes-listen/ )


With special thanks some of our supporters via CrowdFunder: Bayscapes digital photograpy,  ‘Country Mun’ top quality dog products http://www.countrymun.com, Teah Lewis, Rhonda Miller, ‘Arts and Society’.

This project is supported by Arts Council England, Theatre Delicatessen and O2 Think Bigger.


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