Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea

Image credit: Camilla Greenwell

Poetry performance

Above the Mealy-Mouthed Sea

With performance poet Jemima Foxtrot

Tuesday 20 February, 7 pm
£8/£6 (conc) Book

Nominated for the Fringe World Best Theatre Award

Fusing poetry and song, award-winning Unholy Mess performs a funny, strange and poignant play about growing up and inescapable truths. Performance poet Jemima Foxtrot takes you on a powerful journey exploring memory, childhood and what happens when we can’t quite get to the punchline.

**** ‘A glittering show, a gem in every sense, a shining thing’ (Stage on Melody).


Observer New Review

“The Brilliant Foxtrot is the one to watch”

Broadway Baby

“Delightful and expressionistic one-woman show”

Isolated Nation

“A one-woman hit”


“Extraordinary Foxtrot spins cathartic tale”

Fringe Feed


Unholy Mess is an award-winning theatre company based in London that tours nationally. It aims to create bold new work that tells important stories of human experience that can be overlooked or under-represented in art. Drawing on performance poetry, live singing and physical theatre, Unholy Mess hopes to create work that entertains, surprises and moves its audiences.