First look production images have been released for Telethon, a fresh, playful and clever spin on the marathon phone-in tv trope running at Shoreditch Town Hall 30 March to 14 April.
Inspired by contemporary moral psychology, Telethon explores groupism, public philanthropy, moral certainty and anger. Created by the ever-inventive TalkShow, (previously known as Toot), Telethon will run at Shoreditch Town Hall following previews at South Street Reading and The Lowry.
Viewed through the prism of a live studio broadcast in which the charismatic hosts invite the audience to a make their voices heard, connect with their neighbours and support the various bizarre fund-raising activities happening around the country. Good-will and group singing prevail, but behind the scenes tensions are rising and cracks are beginning to emerge. The aim is to unite the nation but is it even possible to unite the room?
Telethon offers a unique interactive experience for live audiences, alongside bold video design and features integrated captioning and moments of integrated BSL interpretation/translation. The show will be livestreamed by theatrical.solutions from Shoreditch Town Hall for two nights and be available on demand for 48 hours. https://www.theatrical.solutions/#ABOUT