The toughest creative challenge in town is back at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 22 June 2008.
Present : Tense / Seven challenges some of the UK's finest artistic talent to to respond to the most important news story of the moment in just seven days.
Taking up the gauntlet are: TOM MORTON SMITH, PHIL PORTER, ADRIANO SHAPLIN (playwrights), ELIZABETH FREESTONE , VICKY JONES, LISA SPIRLING (directors), JACK LADENBURG (music), JOE DUNTHORNE, INUA ELAMS (performance poets), LUDOVIC DES COGNETS (photographer), THE MAYHEM COMPANY.
The artists assemble on Sunday 15th June to decide what they think is the most important story on the news agenda. They then have one week to each create a response, before their work is performed live for you the public at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 22 June.
Throughout the week you can follow their progress and post comments on the present : tense blog where the artists will be posting daily updates.
The last Present : Tense was a total sell out so book your ticket now to ensure you don't miss out. And keep 'em peeled on the blog for updates.
Present : Tense / Seven
Sunday 22 June 2008 // 8:00pm
Southwark Playhouse // Shipwright Yard (Corner Tooley St. & Bermondsey St.) // London // SE1 2TF
Tickets // £10 // 0844 847 1656 (24 hours) or www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk