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In the New Year The Cardinals will be on tour in North America and Australia. Before the set gets packed up into a shipping container we will be re-rehearsing the show and will be opening the doors of AE Harris for a special dress rehearsal/performance on Thursday 30th October at 7.30pm.

All tickets will be just five pounds. You can book one (or several) via the Stan's Cafe Shop

Time Critical was created for our 25th Anniversary Party and premiered at mac on 30th November 2016

Two performers each have 25 minutes set on a chess clock - one minute for each of the 25 years of the life of Stan's Cafe. One performer has the job of describing the last 25 years of world history, the other deals with the history of the company. Personal stories, births, marriages and deaths, tales of travel and fragments of past productions are pitted against the major events of the past quarter of a century. Sometimes working together, sometimes against each other the performers compete to bring in all their material within their allotted time.

Following its premiere at the anniversary party the show will be reworked for touring. We also hope to use the format to work wih a range of other groups as a means to examine a variety of personal or community histories.

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Devised by: Rochi Rampal, Craig Stephens and James Yarker
Directed by: James Yarker
Lighting: Frances Rice
Music and Sound:Stan Shows: Richard Chew, Brian Duffy, Jon Ward, Nina West.
Photography: Graeme Braidwood
Administrator: Jessie Coller
Executive Producer: Roisin Caffrey

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