Dance, physical theatre & circus review: Tandem

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It’s hard to know whether this two-hander from Italian company Civilleri Lo Sicco is lost in translation, or simply lost.

Star rating: *

Venue: C (Venue 34)

Two young women, Frederica and Paola, head off on their tandem unsure of what they want or how to get it.

The bike is cleverly fashioned, allowing the women to lean energetically from side to side. Pausing for breath they talk about fighting (a gun is regularly passed between them), a “fat teacher” and memories of the past. Their dialogue, however, is so confused we haven’t a hope of following any of it.

Until 29 August. Today 4:30pm.

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