Fox and Hound The­atre Com­pany

Por­tray­ing the re­al­is­tic, peo­ple and sit­u­a­tions you could know

The Oban Times - - Leisure -

Af­ter our sell- out run last year, we will be fresh from the Brighton Fringe and our first Scot­tish tour, per­form­ing two Ten­nessee Wil­liams shorts as a dou­ble-bill and a piece of new writ­ing.

This Scot­tish com­pany will have you ask­ing ques­tions, car­ried away on the wind and fac­ing the re­al­i­ties of life.

Both pro­duc­tions ap­pear at Venue 236, Green­side@In­fir­mary Street. 4-26 (Excl 13, 20)

Ten­nessee Wil­liams’ Dou­ble-bill: SpaceFor­est, 1:45pm (1Hr) Ivan’s Wi­dow: Set in a Psy­chi­a­trists of­fice in the late 1970s, Amer­ica.

Cast: Codge Craw­ford and He­len Fox.

In at­tempt­ing to cope with her hus­band’s death, she seeks an­swers from her psy­chi­a­trist and “the bot­tle” strug­gling to dif­fer­en­ti­ate be­tween fan­tasy and re­al­ity. The psy­chi­a­trist is a cold, pro­mis­cu­ous and preda­tory man, but with a seem­ingly gen­uine con­cern for his pa­tient.This play leaves you won­der­ing whose truth is real…

Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Lis­ten:

Set in a stu­dio flat in New York, 1930s

Cast: man Codge Craw­ford, woman He­len Fox.

In eco­nomic de­pres- sion, a cou­ple find them­selves in a cy­cle of de­pri­va­tion. They have rav­aged ap­pear­ances and the scene be­tween them is one of eter­nal rep­e­ti­tion where emo­tional con­tent is worn out and they live in the ac­cep­tance of some­thing hope­lessly in­al­ter­able.

‘In his end lies his be­gin­ning: al­most the last and first plays of Ten­nessee Wil­liams … are a must-see. Beau­ti­fully crafted per­for­mances, th­ese rare Wil­liams plays de­serve packed houses and Fox and Hound them­selves ac­co­lades for putting on… Wil­liams plays ... and prov­ing a spe­cial at­tune­ment to them all’ (Si­mon Jen­ner, Fringe Re­view, Brighton)

‘He­len Fox is mes­meris­ing once more’ (Roz Scott, Fringe Guru, Brighton)

New writ­ing1in2 Chanceby He­len FoxMint Stu­dio, 16:05 (1Hr)

Set- var­i­ous, present day. Cast: Gemma, He­len Fox; Matt/ Doc­tor, Codge Craw­ford; Jude/ Bart, Stephen Car­ruthers; Bambi/ Fleb, El­lie Stevens.

Life is re­peat­ing it­self, what are the chances? Gemma is di­ag­nosed with the same can­cer that killed her mum just a few years ear­lier. Her dad has only just got­ten his life back to­gether, she can’t bear to break his heart again and will try to fight for her life. While hav­ing chemo, Gemma re­alises it’s ther­apy in more than one way, she meets a brave girl and an acer­bic nurse who teach her about courage, hu­mour and life af­ter the big C.

Email:foxand­houndthe­atre­com­pany@gmail.com

We per­form on Fri­day the 21st of July at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm, and there will be a Q&A af­ter the show.

Tick­ets can be bought from 01631 567333 or at the Cor­ran Halls them­selves, 54 The Es­planade, Oban.

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