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Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

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Four men stand on stage. They have cerebral palsy. When they were born, doctors called their condition ‘purposeless movements’. For them, it’s just how they move.

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work from Glasgow’s Birds of Paradise Theatre Company.

Purposeless Movements is written by Robert Softley Gale, creator of last year’s sell-out My Left / Right Foot — The Musical.

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Part of You Are Here
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Audio Described performance
All performances
TT
Touch Tour
All performances from 1hr 15mins before start time
BSL
British Sign Language interpreted performance
All performances
CAP
Captioned performance
All performances
R
Relaxed performance
22 Aug 12 noon. House lights will not be fully dimmed, loud noises avoided where possible and audiences are free to move around.

Robert Softley Gale Writer & Director
Rachel Drazek Movement & Associate Director
Scott Twynholm Composer

Performers include Laurence Clark, Amy Cheskin, Pete Edwards, Colin Young


More information about some of the artists:

Birds of Paradise
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Robert Softley Gale
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19-24 August 2019

All tickets
£20
Under 18s
50% off (not available on top price tickets)
Young Scot Card holder
50% off (not available on top price tickets)
Under 26
25% off (not available on top price tickets)
Senior citizens (limited availability)
30% off
Arts workers employed within Scotland (limited availability)
30% off
Registered unemployed (limited availability)
30% off
People with access needs
Lowest (unrestricted view) price & free essential companion

* A transaction fee of £1 per ticket, up to a maximum of £5, will be added to all bookings. If you choose to receive your tickets in the post, you will be charged £1 for postage.

Ticket prices may vary from previously published prices. Discounts are subject to availability.

People with access needs can buy a seat in the area of the venue most appropriate for their needs for the lowest (unrestricted view) ticket price for that performance. Your essential companion's ticket will be free. Access discounts are only available by phone, in person or by using SignLive to allow us to provide you with the best possible service for your needs.

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An unflinching, inventive and tender show challenging perceptions of disability and masculinity.

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With thanks to our supporters


Funded through the PLACE Programme, a partnership between the Edinburgh Festivals and

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