It's back, and boy have we got a line-up for you.
Present : Tense / Eight is next Sunday 21 September and features an incredible array of artistic talent including comedian MARK THOMAS, playwright APRIL DE ANGELIS and poet [VERB]SWISH.
The toughest creative challenge in town is back at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 21 September 2008.
Present : Tense / Eight 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: MARK THOMAS (comedian), APRIL DE ANGELIS, JAMES GRAHAM, LUCY KIRKWOOD, JESS WALTERS (playwrights), TAMARA HARVEY, MICHAEL LONGHURST, HAMISH PIRIE, TIFFANY WATT-SMITH (directors) and [VERB]SWISH (poet).
The artists assemble on Sunday 14th September 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 21 September.
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 / Eight
Sunday 21 September 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