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“I never said you should have a climate panic! It’s a typo. I meant you should have a climate PICNIC”.  Skin in the Game: a very wrong show about climate emergency is about to be born. And there’s just one chance to play midwife. On 2 March 2020, an innocent bunch of actors and a director get thrown into a workshop with a new script from Gill Kirk. All they know it’s a dark comedy about the climate emergency that the team hopes to take on tour. And that at 7:30 PM, they’re going on-stage. The question is, are you game enough to be in the audience?

At the Rondo Theatre in Bath for one night, on March 2nd, Skin in the Game is a satirical dark comedy, where climate despair is met with tasteless “bread & circuses” light entertainment and abuses of power.

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Rondo Theatre

Saint Saviours Road



Gill Kirk - Gill’s been paid for playwrighting since 2010. Her focus is theatre but she also writes screenplays and children’s stories for weekly live performance. Her first short film (30m) goes on festival release early this year. She believes in making powerful connections with audieces in entertaining ways, and has a long background in campaigning, lobbying and politics, running for parliament in 2001 and working at the infamous Millbank Tower for Labour in 1997.

Amanda Horlock - Amanda is a graduate of University of East Anglia (drama) and the International School of Commedia dell’Arte, Italy, with Antonio Fava. She is also a national TV, radio and theatre actor and played Jacqueline in the Olivier-nominated “The Big Life” (Theatre Royal Stratford East/West End), where she developed and directed show-related workshops under Philip Hedley CBE.

Joe C Brown - Joe C Brown is an Olivier nominated Producer and General Manager for Selladoor Worldwide. General Management touring credits include: Footloose (UK / International), Bring It On The Musical (UK), We Will Rock You (International), Fame (UK /International), Avenue Q (UK), Flashdance (South Korea). Before Selladoor, he was Associate Programmer and Producer for Assembly Festival, seeking UK / international projects for Assembly's 22 venues.  He was Associate Producer on shows including Jason Donovan and His Amazing Midlife Crisis; Simon Callow in De Profundi and The Greatest Showman Singalong.  

Rebecca Megson-Smith - Creative Producer for the South West's Darkstuff Productions, her work there includes Moby Dick (2012, 2019) and Nudge (2014). She is one of 12 on PapaTango’s WriteWest Producing Programme, a 9 month CPD course. Before Darkstuff, Rebecca worked with a range of pro and semi-pro companies including Devon's Brown Paper Bag (Shakespeare in the Square), Common Players (Speaking in Tongues, Talking Heads) and Bath's Butterfly Psyche (Fertility Objects).

David Doust - David graduated from Chichester as a theatre maker in 2018, and set up producing company Pests in Bournemouth. He works there with devised alternative and independent artists and theatre makers to platform Bournemouth as a place for arts events and to encourage touring to Bournemouth.

Myles McLeod - Myles has a Masters with First Class Honours in Composition for Film and TV from the University of Bristol (2018). He's had several commissions, most notably the original music for 'To Find A Harpy', an award-winning wildlife documentary. For this, he won an Honourable Award for Best Score at the Los Angeles Film Awards. He also wrote the music for short dramas, 'Just Today' (five nominations and a Commendation at the Canadian & International Short Film Festival) and 'Sex Line' (BAFTA 2014 and 21st WOW Film Festival, Sydney, 2016). 


The Rondo aims to be as welcoming and accommodating as possible. If you have any questions or concerns which are not addressed by the following information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly.

The theatre is equipped with an accessible toilet and there are no steps to access the foyer, auditorium or bar area.

The front row (Row A) is on the flat, but each subsequent row is accessible by a shallow step. We also have a staircase at the back of the seats if you require an easy way to leave during the show, but please note that these steps are steep.

Our seats have a central aisle, so seat numbers 5 and 6 in each row are aisle seats. Please note that seat numbers 1 and 11 are located against the wall

Doors open at 7:00PM for a 7:30PM start.

The estimated runtime of the event is between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours, this will be confirmed nearer the event. 

There is an interval.


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