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Luca Silvestrini's Protein

Dear Body

Monday 06 July
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Theatre & Dance
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Please note, that instead of Dear Body, the show streamed will be Border Tales. This change of programme is due to a last-minute copyright issue concerning the originally scheduled Dear Body.


Dear Body is a witty satire on our growing fixation with body image and body care. Drawing inspiration from Luca Silvestrini’s B for Body, which won the Audience Vote in The Place Prize 2006, Dear Body continues that most private dialogue of all: the one we have with ourselves

Dear Body features innovative choreography, Protein’s trademark dark humour and distinctive video animation from filmmaker Rachel Davies.

Played out by six outstanding dancers (including Sally Marie in the role that won her a National Dance Award nomination) and an ensemble cast of performers drawn from across the local community, Dear Body delivers a high-energy blow to our image-obsessed age.

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Luca Silvestrini's surreal, cartooning wit finds its ideal subject in Dear Body"
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian

Photos by Johan Persson
Broadcast filmed by Roswitha Chesher at Southbank Centre