Scratches

Scratches - Disability Arts Online

Spare Tyre’s Associates join forces with their Company of Artists to showcase stories, imaginations and physicalities through spoken word, song, dance, movement and film. Nicole Fordham Hodges saw 'Scratches' at the Albany Theatre, London on 27 February. It was joyous, playful and rude.

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Scratches at the New Diorama Theatre

Blog by David Byrne, Artistic Director at The New Diorama Theatre

It’s quite late at night and I’m still sitting at my desk in the theatre office.

Over the last few hours I’ve been thinking about the Spare Tyre Scratches that were performed here at the theatre earlier this evening. Each of the four pieces are still very vivid and clear in my mind.

What I love about Spare Tyre is how ambitious, bold and – quite often – gloriously rude the work is. Even before becoming Artistic Director at NDT, I was a huge fan of their work and over the last three years I’ve loved having them as one of our four NDT Associate Ensembles. Tonight was a perfect and crystalised example of why Spare Tyre is an essential theatre company, making high-quality work.

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