she seeks out wool
19th Dec 2021
Downstairs - Pleasance London
Suitable for ages 12 and above
In this year of rebuilding, unravelling and starting to rebuild again, it’s a practice that has lessons for us all. What does it mean to create something stitch by stitch? What does it mean to mend mistakes in the pattern? What does it mean to be close-knit?
Writer-performer Sophie Ablett shares the journey of her family and the discovery of the loose threads, the relatives left behind and how the past can be woven into the present.
she seeks out wool premiered at The Pleasance as part of the Fringe Futures Festival and ran as part of Tsitsit Fringe in Manchester. It is presented by Klein Blue (VAULT, BAC, CPT, Brighton Fringe).
'The most moving and beautiful performance I have seen in a very long time.’ (Yarn Addicts of Manchester)