Image by Claire Haigh

Image by Claire Haigh

a motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling. tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence… from the desk of christopher brett bailey comes a spiraling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose. THIS IS HOW WE DIE is a prime slice of surrealist trash, an Americana death trip and a dizzying exorcism for a world convinced it is dying…

The Guardian ★★★★    The Times ★★★★   

Exeunt ★★★★★   The Scotsman ★★★★   

TimeOut ★★★★      The Stage ★★★★

“dirty and bloody and totally fucking exhilarating… Theatre you feel in your gut and on your skin.”       – Catherine Love

“a visceral, world-burning piece …a brutal, vital, incredible show.” – Total Theatre

Winner of the Arches Brick Award 2014

Winner of an West End Theatre Awards (Offies) in category of TBC Award (for productions that defy traditional categorisation)  2015

Written and Performed by Christopher Brett Bailey
Dramaturg: Anne Rieger
Musicians: George Percy, Alicia Jane Turner & Apollo
Lighting Design by Sherry Coenen
Produced by Beckie Darlington
Poster Image by Julian Martinez Milla

An OvalHouse commission. Made with support from The Basement, Cambridge Junction & Norwich Arts Centre as part of East By South East. Funded by Arts Council England.