Look After Your Knees at Leeds Playhouse

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Look After Your Knees at Leeds Playhouse
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Look After Your Knees at Leeds Playhouse, Leeds 26 July 2024 Tickets from £1.00 — Book now

Physical performer, clown and 2021 Funny Women Awards alumni Natalie Bellingham is bringing her brand-new solo show Look After Your Knees to Leeds this July. We’re thrilled that this new show, tackling the pain and beauty of growing older, will preview at Leeds Playhouse ahead of its month-long run at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Blending comedy, storytelling, movement and interaction, Look After Your Knees is a beautiful exploration of love and connection, holding close and letting go – a celebration of being human in all its banality, sprinkled with joy and ridiculousness. Using clowning and physical theatre, Look After Your Knees is billed as “a visual and physical collage” examining how our perceptions change through time and how we struggle to recalibrate in a world constantly in flux.

Theatre has a wonderful way of communicating complex and hard-to-talk-about ideas in such a simple way, and this is the appeal of Look After Your Knees.

Raised in Manchester and now based in Yorkshire, Natalie Bellingham has garnered five-star reviews for her previous shows. She has been described as “an exceptional talent” (The Reviews Hub) and “utterly compelling” (Nick Ahad, BBC Broadcaster). A Funny Women Finalist in 2021, she most recently toured the UK with The Polar Bear (Is Dead) a show made in collaboration with Italian theatre maker Daniele Pennati about loss, climate change and the Spice Girls.

Look After Your Knees at Leeds Playhouse, Leeds 26 July 2024 Tickets from £1.00 Book now

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