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Caravan Theatre programmed by Robin Steegman


  • Caravan Theatre Millennium Bridge London, SE1 9TG United Kingdom (map)

Live theatre will be showcased in the intimate setting of the 70s gold Safari caravan, where four audience members at a time can have a unique 15 minute theatrical experience. 

Location: The Riverside Stage beside Millennium Bridge near Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

1 – 6pm daily

Free Event

WE’LL CALL HIM PIM

Written and performed by Robin Steegman

18th – 26th September             

Using various props, short music fragments and a pinch of PowerPoint style storytelling the audience will be invited into the world of a young woman’s ode to her puppy love.

We’ll Call Him Pim is a short story about two teenagers who experience their first feelings of what they call love for each other. Their story starts at age fifteen, when the smallest details are of utter importance, and continues to the present day. Nothing has been left undocumented over the years. Looking back, it would seem that the smallest details are just as important today as they were back then...

Young, beautiful, innocent puppy love meets deep, dark, slightly obsessive never-letting-go behaviour.

Since graduating from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2008, Robin has gained lots of experience in both theatre and film. Most recently having performed in a touring production of Elsewhereland, a Turkish-Dutch production which was part of the Europe Now Festival in London, Istanbul, Berlin and Amsterdam.

Directed by Douglas Rintoul

TICK – TOCK

Created and performed by two theatre makers, Chien-Han Hung and Rakel Dimar

9th – 12th October

A surreal and visually charged show. Sincere in its quest and uncanny in its humour. 

What is now? What was then and what is when? Enter a port into a surrealist time bubble in the golden caravan of hopes and dreams, of past and future. Spurred by Dali’s painting The Persistence of Memory we take you to a place where the clocks are melting and you find your way back to the beginning of now... 


Chien-Han Hung is about to graduate in MA Advanced Theatre Practice at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is a director of the Taiwan National Theatre. Graduated in Theatre Directing from Taipei National University of the Arts in 2010. Directing includes: Oh! Happy days (Mr. Wing Theatre Company), We Do Rock! (Invited by Taipei Fine Arts Museum), A Ballot & Shin-Matsuba (Our Theatre Company), Strawberry Generation (Century Contemporary Dance Company). Devising theatre includes: Parallel Line, Milk Float (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama).

Merge Festival : Caravan Theatre A short excerpt from the relaxing and disconcerting 'Tick Tock' In the Gold Caravan outside Tate Modern. Created and performed by Rakel Dimar and Chien-Han Hung. Camera : www.tommophoto.com Caravan Theatre @ Merge Festival 2014 : Programmed by Robin Linde Productions

Rakel Dimar is about to graduate in MA Advance Theatre Practice at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and graduated as an actor from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2008. She is also an associate artist of Frost Theatre Company, and a founding member of VIA Collective Theatre. Acting includes Totally Together by Chain Reaction Theatre Company, Faust at The English National Opera, Prometheus by Secret Cinema. TV includes: Londoners on TVP, Poison on RUV. Feature film: Vaxandi Tungl. 

FAIRY DREGS AND FRIENDS

Written and performed by Sammy Kissin.

Directed by Kirsty Patrick Ward.

16th – 19th October

Enter an otherworld where a fairy trapped in a bottle of Merlot challenges you to a game of snap. Where a widowed chameleon looks for new purpose in life, where a sloth makes the ultimate sacrifice for love. Come share in the mirth, misery and whimsy.

Sammy loves writing stories and characters and is delighted to be sharing some of these in the Caravan. She is also an actress and trained at LAMDA, her theatre credits include: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Pleasance Beyond), 10 Women (Oval House Theatre); Laugh Your Farce Off (Pleasance Theatre); People Like Us (Pleasance Theatre & Vineyard Theatre, NYC); Grubby Fingerprints (Nursery Festival); The Truth Teller (Kings Head Theatre); Make Some Noise (Soho Theatre); The Hackney Housing Riots (OVNV, Waterloo East Theatre); Unrestless (Old Vic Tunnels); Quality Street (Finborough Theatre); Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America (Contact Theatre). Television credits include: Silent Witness (BBC).

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