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Francesca Beard's Post-Truth Apocalypse

with support from The Front Room
17 Nov Literature

Tickets £12.50, £11.50 concessions

Spare change… credit cards…air miles…fast food…online streaming…clickbait…cheap meat…wet wipes…plastic… hot yoga…retail therapy…news cycles…capitalism.

On a quest to find the truth, what have we got to lose? Explore make-believe in its many forms, from political spin, to polite half-truths, to the lies we live by – “capitalism is a meritocracy”, “Grandma, I love this cardigan”, “yes, I have read the terms and conditions”.

Join Francesca Beard, one of the UK’s most successful spoken word artists and a self-confessed liar, on a heroic adventure in a quest to rescue our post-truth world; one liar at a time. Joining Francesca Beard will be three Hampshire-based poets responding to the theme of ‘Fake News’. You the audience will decide which lies make you squirm, provide you with hope, or are just very stupid indeed.

Presented by The Front Room and The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre

“The Queen of British performance poetry”
“Beard’s charisma and humour is so sparkling”

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