Let's Talk About Urban Regeneration


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Theatre company Black Balloon presents a conversation about urban regeneration and gentrification as part of the development of a new play, Skyline.

Francesca, a prominent politician, and Jasper, a property developer, look out from the thirtieth floor and discuss a new development project. In a nearby council estate, Tanya and Rex worry about the real possibility of being evicted from their home.

Lives unexpectedly collide in a city which is losing its way.

Skyline will be presented as a work-in-progress performance at Ugly Duck, with pre-show debates with guest speakers, and invited audience feedback.

Directed by: Natalie Songer
Written by: David Bottomley
Produced by: Black Balloon Theatre

Guest speakers
Saturday: Sian Berry (Green Party London mayoral candidate); Leo Pollak (Labour councillor for South Bermondsey, Southwark).

Sunday: Peter Murray (chairman of New London Architecture); Alice Perry (Labour councillor in Islington).

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Ugly Duck
47-49 Tanner Street, London, SE1 3PL
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