The Alchymy Monologues

Four short audio plays on the theme of hope, written by Catalyst 2021 writers as part of The North Wall’s ArtsLab programme.

I HATE LILIES

Written by Tobias Graham
Performed by Nathaniel Curtis
An attempt to atone for betrayal – with flowers.

FIRST CONTACT

Written by Madeleine Perham
Performed by Alice Vilanculo
A new encounter in a new world. With biscuits

INSTRUCTIONS FOR A NOISE LIKE HOPE

Written by Emma Rogerson
Performed by Philippa Hogg
The shifting soundscape of hope. 

HOW COME YOU DON’T DETEST ME

by Vivian Xie
Performed by Wendy Kweh
A series of pernicious microaggressions drive an act of violence in a coffee shop.

Creative Team

Directors: Tom Brennan and Sam Potter
Sound Design and Music: Tom Foskett-Barnes
Assistant Director: Amelia Thornber
Producer: Ellie Keel

The Alchymy Monologues

Tickets

Free & unticketed

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How to support Alchymy 2021

All events at this year’s Alchymy Festival are offered for free / Pay-What-You-Feel basis. If you’ve enjoyed any of the work created for this year’s festival, and would like to support The North Wall Trust in the continuation of its work with early-career artists, you can make a donation.

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