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Sink The Pink presents ESCAPE FROM PLANET TRASH

Sink The Pink and the Pleasance

19th Nov 2019 - 22nd Dec 2019

Main House - Pleasance London

7:30pm, 3pm, 5:30pm

Suitable for ages 16 and above

Overview

Important information:

This show contains strong language, flashing lights, and sexual references. Age recommendation: 16+

It's 2050 and in a galaxy not too far from our own, Planet Trash is the most dangerous place in the solar system - the dumping ground for the universe.

Following a scrambled distress signal, two intrepid space explorers defy their orders and venture down to the planet in search of life.

Crash-landing amongst the waste, they find Ginger Johnson and her son, the last remaining residents of the doomed planet. But as the countdown to Christmas approaches, something else begins to stir from deep within the debris, a new threat, seeking revenge.

Can our team of intergalactic heroes band together to survive, and will they escape the planet in time for Christmas?

Sink The Pink return to Pleasance Islington for five weeks of queer, campy, Christmas fun. Featuring drag queens, giant turkeys and a live musical score, Planet Trash is destined to become this year's Christmas must-see!

★★★★ "A hell of a lot of fun" What's on Stage

★★★★ "This camp, crazy story has bags of heart" Stage

Group Bookings Buy 6 tickets or more and save £5 per ticket
Written and Directed by Ginger Johnson
Musical Director Sarah Bodalbhai
Designer Ginger Johnson
Lighting Designer Clancy Flynn
Sound Designer Alicia Jane Turner

Cast: Ginger Johnson, Mahatma Khandi, Maxi More, David Cumming, Mairi Houston, and Lavinia Co-op.

Produced by Sink the Pink and the Pleasance.

Proudly sponsored by Wildcat Gin

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Post-show conversations (directly after the performance and FREE for ticket holders)

Tuesday 26th November - From the Club to the Stage: A special Q&A with Writer / Director / Performer Ginger Johnson, Musical Director Sarah Bodalbhai and Sound Designer Alicia Jane Turner, on how the team queered Christmas. Chaired by Pleasance Head of Theatre Nic Connaughton. 

Tuesday 3rd December - Meet the cast:  Join the cast of Escape From Planet Trash to discuss the show! Hosted by Terri Paddock.  

Tuesday 10th December - The History of Sink The Pink:   Join Co-founder Glyn Fussell and guests for a special Q&A about the history of STP, and what's in store for the future! With special guests from RAZE Collective. 

Tuesday 17th December  - Sink The Pink sing Christmas Carols: Join the cast and creative team for a few rounds of your favourite Christmas carols!  

Pre-Theatre Dining & Happy Hour
  • Take advantage of the exclusive new pre-theatre menu at our neighbours The Depot with two courses for £15. Pre-booking advised and order before 6.30pm to ensure your food arrives in time for the show.
  • Happy Hour 5.30 - 7pm Monday to Friday at the Pleasance Bar!

Group Bookings
  • Buy 6 tickets or more and save £5 per ticket. Just enter the amount you want under this price band. Excludes Preview performances.
  • For bespoke group/office/party packages contact INFO@SINKTHEPINK.CO.UK

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

A hell of a lot of fun
4 stars
What's On Stage
This camp, crazy story has bags of heart
4 stars
The Stage
Gloriously eccentric and totally unique. Hilarious with a sinister edge!
4 stars
Boyz Magazine

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