Foley Explosion

12-13 Nov | 7.30pm | £12/£10 | Studio

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Foley Explosion is an immersive storytelling show about Russia; an alternative spy thriller featuring live Foley sound effects. Looping technology layered sounds to conjure a movie in the mind, this solo show by Julie Rose Bower documents a year spent in Russia. Featuring disinformation, fake news and cameos from the intelligence community past and present: Edward Snowden, Grigori Rasputin and Alexander Litvinenko.

“…While such a scenario resembles the labyrinthine twists and turns of a Cold War spy thriller, it is in the telling that makes Bower‘s show so special. Amplified heels, slamming doors and metronomic toys are looped in such a way as to create a found sound symphony that conjures up a very noisy world.”

★★★★ – The Herald

Julie Rose Bower is a Lecoq-trained theatre maker and live artist creating feminist, sound-led performance and installations. Recent work includes LGBTQ Heritage Open Days commission Joe Meek – 304 Holloway Road, a storytelling trail of audio installations and building projection onto the site of Joe Meek’s 1960s independent recording studio.