To mark our 50th Year, we took over Toynbee Studios for a landmark celebration including live performances, films, music, talks and a retrospective exhibition featuring previously unseen material from People Show's extensive archive.
Live performances included a rare chance to see People Show's original member Mark Long's solo durational tour-de-force that narrates the story of every People Show from it's beginnings in December 1966 in the basement of Better Books on Charing Cross Road through to the present day some 132 shows later, taking in an ecletic mix of people and places inbetween.
We also performed the London premiere of brand new show 132: The Story of Us as well as 124: Fallout, a short and intense mix of image, sound and text made in the spirit of '66.
Please see here for full programme details:
People Show Company:
Gareth Brierley, Sadie Cook, Fiona Creese, George Khan & Mark Long & Jessica Worrall
Amelia Pimlott, Bernadette Russell, Christine Entwisle, Didi Hopkins, Emma Tompkins, Emil Wolk, Gill Lloyd, Jose Nava, Lyndal Marwick, Michael Coveney, Mike Figgis, Nick Tigg, Nicola Blackwell, Nicole Black, Nigel Edwards, Nuno Bras de Oliviera, Rob Kennedy, Robert Watts, Tyrone Huggins, Vicky Featherstone
Zadoc Nava & Shelia Burnett
As part of our 50th Year People Show also commissioned two unique works: A People Show book, written by Mark Long, and a short film made by the company. Details of both can be found here:
People Show: 50th Year