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Pass The Spoon Media Call @ Traverse 26th April!

Calling all tweeters, bloggers, snappers, flipcamers and social media addicts.

You are invited to take photos*, film footage & audio recordings of rehearsals of Pass The Spoon on Thursday 26th April from 3pm at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

This is an exclusive opportunity to photograph, film amd tweet / blog live from rehearsals for one of the most acclaimed shows of 2011, ahead of new London & Edinburgh dates. This will be a unique chance to sit in on music and text rehearsals, plus put your questions to the company including director Nicholas Bone, composer David Fennessy, conductor Oliver Gooch and Red Note Ensemble.

Pass The Spoon is the critically acclaimed ‘sort of’ opera from Magnetic North, written by David Shrigley and directed by Nicholas Bone, with music composed by David Fennessy and performed live by Red Note Ensemble. Following a sell-out premiere at Tramway, Glasgow in 2011, Pass The Spoon is back at Traverse and a London premiere at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre.

You can see what everyone else is saying about the production and tweet yourself using the hashtag #passthespoon, tagging @magnorththeatre @rednoteensemble

Places are limited so if you would like to attend please register in advance by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm on Wednesday 25th April. Please be at Traverse by 2.45pm for a 3pm start. Open rehearsals will run from 3pm – 4.15pm; there will then be a short break and the Q&A session will begin at 5pm.

*Please note, no flash photography

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David Shrigley's Pass The Spoon Character Drawings

Here's how some of our Pass The Spoon favourites began life.





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Pass The Spoon Is Back!

From tonight (sold out, sorry! Get those tix for the rest of the run sharpish) until Sat @ Traverse, Edinburgh and then- drumroll!- we make our London debut at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre on the 5th & 6th May!

Soup! Soup! Soup!

Here's a look at the return to the rehearsal room.



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Pass The Spoon- Live In Your Living Room!

Tonight from 7.30pm GMT, Pass The Spoon's performance at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre in London will be streamed LIVE and FREE.

If you haven't been able to snap up a ticket for the show, don't worry! You can enjoy the thrills of live 'sort of' opera via your laptop, tablet, smartphone or connected TV.

Head over to from 7.30pm tonight for curtain up.  What's more, a high-quality edit of the show will be online to watch / re-watch at your leisure for the next 6 months.

We're hugely excited to be the first performance in this pioneering project to bring London's spectacular year of culture to the world; check The Space's website for the feast of on-demand music, film & theatre they have lined up over the coming months.
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