Now booking: Eye of Day The Mata Hari Story Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre from 26 April - 18 May

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Spontaneous
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Now booking: Eye of Day The Mata Hari Story Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre from 26 April - 18 May

Post by Spontaneous » 31 Mar 2019 19:04

EYE OF DAY: THE MATA HARI STORY is a powerful new drama by Jonathan Kaufman exploring the infamous exotic dancer and WW1 spy - but who was the real Mata Hari?

Don't miss Spontaneous Productions' latest show for grown-up audiences, starting Fri 26 April and running for 12 perfs (8pm on Thu/Fri/Sat eves + 8pm Sun 28 April) until Sat 18 May. Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre, entrance next to Sydenham post office. Bar provided by Ignition Brewery on the night.

Book in person at Kirkdale Bookshop, by phone (020 8778 4701) or online here
http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/eve ... pril-2019/

Thanks to our sponsors: Property World, Woodfall Opticians, Wellbeing Health Foods and supporters Ignition Brewery!

http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/

Spontaneous
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Re: Now booking: Eye of Day The Mata Hari Story Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre from 26 April - 18 May

Post by Spontaneous » 19 Apr 2019 10:07

Starts a week today!

Don't miss this powerful new drama - featuring authentic recreations of Mata Hari's famous exotic dances! - from next Fri 26 April Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre. Runs for 12 performances only until Sat 18 May

http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/eve ... pril-2019/

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Re: Now booking: Eye of Day The Mata Hari Story Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre from 26 April - 18 May

Post by chrisj1948 » 27 Apr 2019 15:15

Mary and I went to the first night of Mata Hari yesterday. I was most impressed. The combination of her interrogation with simultaneous flashback scenes in her life was an ingenious piece of stagecraft, and extremely well executed. The acting was excellent, and you were carried along by the story. Of course it did not end well for her, but we knew that was going to happen, didn't we? This is a production worth seeing for its professionalism alone, but it is also highly enjoyable. Congratulations to Jonathan and Spontaneous Productions.

Regards
Chris

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Re: Now booking: Eye of Day The Mata Hari Story Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre from 26 April - 18 May

Post by Spontaneous » 2 May 2019 12:16

Thanks for the lovely review chris1948!

The show continues this evening (8pm Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre) Thu 2 May until Sat 18 May (3 shows per week, Thu/Fri/Sat)

Listen to an interview with writer/director Jonathan Kaufman and actor Georgina Russell on Robert Elms' BBC Radio London show here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0769fnp

Audiences have loved the show so far, with comments including:

This evening I was entertained and fascinated by "Eye of Day - The Mata Hari Story" I learnt a lot about a subject I only vaguely knew previously. See it while you can. (Ray Bishop, facebook post)

Always good subject matters (Hans Dekretser)

Loved the production. Good subject (David Roberts)

Very good - great acting. Well done (Brenda Coughlan)

Interesting story. Well acted (Ray Eagle)

Prima (Susan Baker-Bates)

Great show. Spontaneous Productions does it again (Paul-D Stephenson)

Great! (Luiza)

Clever! (Teresa Urra Kesar)

View fantastic show photos by Mark Drinkwater aka @SydenhamPhotos can be seen here:

http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/eve ... pril-2019/

Tickets available on the door from 7.30pm, in person at Kirkdale Bookshop (020 8778 4701) or online here:

http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/eve ... /#bookings

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