The bells of Vyšehrad church explode and become as a cloud over Prague

headphone piece | 10mins Written and produced by Timothy X Atack | Directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya Once, we made a field recording of the strange music-box church bells that ring out over the Prague suburb of Vyšehrad every hour.     Years later, we imagined a sonic picture of a magical event, where the church… Read more »

BUZZARD

performance written Timothy X Atack | directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya A comedy about modern people and how we deal with our unhappiness. Tom is a Birthday Buzzard. His job is to dress up in a large anthropomorphic Buzzard outfit and turn up on your doorstep, on your birthday. He then tramps into your home and… Read more »

The Dead Phone

performance |  30 mins written by Timothy X Atack | directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya A phone in a room deep underground allows a man to connect to a recently deceased friend. A conversation between the living (present on stage) and the deceased (at the other end of the line.) “Honest, strangely believable, touching…”  – Audience feedback… Read more »

Janet Gaynor

full-length stage play 
written by Timothy X Atack This is the story of a photograph. London, present day. World famous photographer Kim Deacon is engaged in a high-profile shoot with movie star Abbi Velasquez as her subject. Both are notoriously single-minded and have different ideas of what they want from the day’s work. Rumours of… Read more »

The Freelance Magdalene

performance | 20mins written and performed by Timothy X Atack | directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya Two travelling companions become embroiled in a spectacular year-round passion play, performed deep in the heart of backwoods Russia. Drawn to the town of Ovaknorozh as part of their round-the-world tour of weird cultural sights, the two atheist friends find… Read more »

Utah

TV serial written by Timothy X Atack A German World War II veteran. An emo-punk teenager. A story of culture clashes and unexpected connections across languages and borders. 1943: a troubled German soldier stationed on the coast of northern France awaits the Allied invasion that he knows must come. He falls in love with a… Read more »

M32 is also a Galaxy

performance | 10mins written and performed by Timothy X Atack | directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya A bridge, a motorway, an encounter, a revelation – but not necessarily in that order. Quiet, still and a little embarrassed by its own poetry, this is a portrait of Bristol past, present and future – seen through a drunken… Read more »

The Bullet And The Damage Done (a remix)

performance | 60 mins A late-night remix performance from the world of The Bullet And The Bass Trombone created especially for the Bristol Proms. Built largely from unheard recordings and interviews,  The Bullet And The Damage Done is a piece of music unfolding in front of you: a summoning, a raising of ghosts. It’s a story of what happens… Read more »