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Eat Me

BY LEWIS HETHERINGTON


 

“Something is coming from far, far away,

a giant airship, bright blue and yellow

steered by a creature with thin bony hands.

And if you listen carefully you can hear voices;

crackly, hushed and whispering…

 

…EAT ME…”

 

In June 2015, A Moment’s Peace, in co-production with Platform, launched our latest show with a tour of primary schools and venues around Scotland.

 

Fast-paced and full of surprises, Eat Me is an immersive theatrical thriller for 7-11-year-olds and their families, tackling the issues of food, health and systems of consumption throughout the playful and entertaining story of Eric and his friend Glob. But with the Feeders lurking around every corner, it's even a little scary too!

“Creative, engaging, fun, beautiful and thought-provoking!”

 

Teacher, Haghill Primary

The show is supported by a workshop offering audiences another opportunity to dig a little deeper into the issues explored by Eric’s adventure. It raises young people’s awareness about food advertising and food production, with a specific focus on how young audiences are targeted by the food industry. The workshop is interactive and inquisitive and is supported by a Curriculum for Excellence Resource Pack full of practical and accessible workshop ideas

 

CREATIVE TEAM

 

Written by Lewis Hetherington

Directed by Matt Addicott

Performers Nathan Byrne, Gemma McElhinney and Molly Taylor

Set Design by Iain Craig

Costume by Katy Wilson

Sound and Composition by Danny Krass

Workshop Leader Louise Brodie

Workshop Assistant Jack Nurse

 

PERFORMANCES

 

In June 2015 we presented EAT ME at Haghill Primary School, St Michael’s Primary, St Peter the Apostle High School, East Bank Academy, Lochend Academy, St Bridget’s Primary, St Anne’s Primary, Sandwood Primary and The National Library Scotland (who hosted Craigour Park Primary, Royal Mile Primary, North Queensferry Primary and Craigroyston Primary).

 

EAT ME will be back on tour in Autumn 2016, visiting schools and community venues. To find out more about the production and book this production, please contact us on rhea@amomentspeace.co.uk

 

FUNDED AND SUPPORTED BY:

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With additional support from North East Area Committee, NHS East Glasgow and the

National Library of Scotland.

“That was like a brilliant episode of Doctor Who. Glob’s obviously The Doctor!”

Primary 7 pupil

“The class were completely absorbed from start to finish. It was a very powerful and thought-provoking performance created in a way that is accessible to all. One of the best educational productions I have seen”.

 

Teacher, Craigroyston Primary

 

“It was great being immersed in the play, and the children really enjoyed seeing it from this viewpoint. I was really impressed with the discussions the children had afterwards and would definitely be interested in seeing future productions from A Moment’s Peace”.

 

Teacher, Craigour Park

 

“That was like a brilliant episode of Doctor Who. Glob’s obviously The Doctor!”

 

Primary 7 pupil

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