Partus

4 women, each on the telephone (publicity image)

‘A show about birth. In all its bloody glory.’

Client: Third Angel Theatre Company

For more information on the content and intentions of the show, please visit the Official Site here.

Lyrics for Hello Triage and Intervention were co-written (with much glee) by myself and Laura Lindsay. Here you can hear my temporary vocals* which the cast admirably used as a memory aid between rehearsals.

The ‘original sketches’ are the earliest pieces I wrote during the rehearsal process as raw materials to scavenge for motifs and ambiences. Partus Theme’ made it in to the final show recognisably as pretty much whole piece. ‘Midwives’ was stripped for parts (!) and worked quite effectively in various ambient forms for all the Midwife verbatim montages. read more