South London’s premier gay socialist folk band (probably) teams up with a C17th rebel to share the history of English protest and dissent. Come and find out what Gerrard Winstanley makes of England today…
Expect a song, a dance and maybe the start of the revolution!
Gerrard Winstanley’s True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit
Performed and devised by the Black Smock Band (Andy Bannister, Matt Beattie, Paul Burgess & Dan Cox), Sarah Jeanpierre & Rhiannon Kelly using historical texts and songs, original songs from the band and new writing from Alex Swift and members of the company.
Directed by Paul Burgess
Mobile Incitement Unit designed and created by artist Andy Bannister
Project Management by Maeve O’Neill
Produced by Daedalus Theatre Company & Rua Arts
Commissioned by Ovalhouse
Supported by Queen Mary University & Design Trail Brixton
For more information and to book a performance at your venue please contact us.
Venue programmers are invited to look at our YouTube Playlist, which contains rehearsal extracts and footage of our Poplar Union work-in-progress performance.
Thanks to all who came to our Brixton City Festival shows at Ovalhouse and at the Festivals Hub in Brixton, or to our tea parties and and shows at Queen Mary uni, Poplar Union and Latitude Festival. If you didn’t manage to give us any feedback, please use this very short survey to do so.
Please tell the world about us, too. If you’re on social media the hashtag is #mobileincitement.
We’re now focused on the next stage of the project, which is to get it touring the country. Please get in touch if you can help!