'We are in the territory of Spike Milligan, a bit of Python and a fair smattering of the Goons' — FRINGE REVIEW
'semi-anarchic, deadpan whimsy and surreal raconteuring' — THE STAGE
'Intimate, silly and sensually all-encompassing (don’t ask), A Curious Evening of Trance and Rap with the Ogden Sisters has to be experienced to be understood. Don’t expect anything cerebral. Don’t expect to find the playtext in the National Theatre Bookshop. But throw yourself into the charade and you can expect a very fun evening indeed.'
— A YOUNGER THEATRE
Interested in booking the show?
Suitable for all types of venues, size required for performance space: 6m (width) X 4m (depth) X 3m (height)
Not suitable for children under 11 years as the show contains some adult language and content.
Please note the performers in this show have no real psychic ability!
A Curious Evening of Trance and Rap with The Ogden Sisters
Is there anyboby not quite
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, step into our parlour.
those who have trodden this earth before and we welcome those who are treading
it for the first time.
I ask, have you come to see? You don’t know. We don’t know. But what we do know
is that nobody knows.
THE CELEBRATED OGDEN SISTERS
INVITE YOU TO QUENCH YOUR LUST...
FOR THE TRUTH.
After huge success with the Charity Shop Cabaret, Trifle Gathering
Productions bring you their new show... direct from the other side.
This original piece of work is an
intimate theatrical experience looking into the fascinating world of mediums
and the origins of the spiritualist movement. Travelling back in time to a
darkened room set in 1892, hand
picked brave observers will dress in victorian bonnets or facial hair and join
the world famous Ogden sisters at their table as they present theMARVELLOUS,
the MYSTERIOUSand the SPIRITUALLY
Co-writer/director Nick Whitby has written extensively for TV (including for C4’s Emmy-award winning Smack The Pony), and has had his plays performed at the Donmar in London, at Chicago’s Writers’ Theatre, and on Broadway, as well as in over 30 major productions in Europe. His latest play The Complaint will premiere in London at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in May 2012.
Spirit seekers will watch on as
the whole room embarks on a surprising journey where they will feast on cottage
pie, get shot at by an Anatolian and witness the powers of trance dance.
A dark tale of three broken
sisters unveil as an audience voyage to the physical realm, through the etheric
region and right up to the brass knocker of a portal door.
”Tonight spirit seekers we shall embark on a journey
into the unknown and we shall only get there if you open your minds, hearts and
These three hilarious Victorian medium-sisters will be
touring the length and breadth of the country. Drawing together clowning,
choreography, magic, animation and deeply tragic comical characters. This show
is an absurd and all-embracing experience laced together by a wild yet poignant
Sit back, grasp your neighbour firmly in the darkness... and prepare yourself for a ride!