Background People (Preview cut).
Recorded during a residency at the Roundhouse as part of The Last Word Festival 2018 - 01/07/18.
Created & performed by Martha Pailing
Dramaturgy by Annie Siddons
R&D produced by Katy McLeod
Set/costume design by Jonathan Van Beek
Illustrations by Cole Turner
Photography by Giulia Delprato
Videography by RAM Media Collective.
During the R&D of Background People, sharings were undertaken at Bootleg Social (Blackpool), Alphabetti Theatre (Newcastle) and the Roundhouse (London). BP is currently undergoing a script rewrite before the next stage of development.
With huge thanks to Arts Council England, the Roundhouse, Bootleg Social, LeftCoast, Camden People's Theatre, FRAMEWORK and all those who have supported BP so far.