Melbourne Fringe. Limited return season. UK performer, Scottee is wowing audience across the globe. Performed in a photo booth, Scottee encounters past flames, ex-friends and people who no longer like him in attempt to find out where he went wrong. “Remarkably honest, confronting and magnificent…Melbourne’s first must-see production for 2014.” ArtsHub.
Presented by: Theatre Works
Written by: Scottee
Directed by: Chris Goode
Performed by: Scottee
Winner – Total Theatre Award for Innovation (Edinburgh Fringe 2013)
Everyone has done stuff they regret and most people bury it in the past. Six months ago Scottee hired a psychotherapist and a filmmaker to dig up his past.
Scottee wants to find out what people really think of him. Why did he pretend to have AIDS? What prompted him to steal money from his nan? Why did he tell everyone his friend committed suicide when she hadn’t, and what caused all this behavior in the first place?
Performed in a photo booth, Scottee encounters past flames, ex-friends and people who no longer like him in attempt to find out where he went wrong….this humbling and genuine performance exposes you to four snapshots of Scottee’s troublesome teens, presenting you with even more reasons not to like him.
This is Scottee at his very worst.
Written and performed by Scottee
Directed by Chris Goode 'A theatre-maker who's up there with the very best' - The Guardian.
“a potent and compelling combination…a must see” The Stage
‘'The most impressive, affecting and unsettling productions I’ve seen this year' Time Out
The Age review
The Guardian review
★★★★ Time Out ★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ ThreeWeeks ★★★★ Exeunt Magazine
★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★ The Age ★★★★ ArtsHub ★★★★★ Toorak Times
Scottee is a 28-year-old performer, director, artist, broadcaster and writer from Kentish Town, North London. He is a regular contributor for BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends, Huffington Post and i-D magazine.
He is currently an associate artist at Olivier award winning company Duckie and the iconic Roundhouse.
He has wowed audiences at Barbican, Royal Opera House, Tate Britain, Roundhouse, ICA and Royal Festival Hall. Graced the pages and airwaves of Guardian, Dazed & Confused, Radio 4, Independent, W, Radio 1 and Sunday Times Style, included in i-D magazine's 100 portraits by Nick Knight, won the title of Time Out Performer of the Year and has grabbed the covers of both Time Out London & Independent on Sunday.
A new face in broadcasting Scottee has already interviewed some of the UK's biggest names including Jonathan Ross, Example, June Brown and two of the Spice Girls not to mention the fact he has thrown cake at Rihanna on the X Factor in a performance he devised for her Only Girl In the World performance and spat milkshake at Nick Grimshaw live on the BBC’s coverage of Edinburgh Festival.
As a director, Scottee has earned his formative stripes with the critically acclaimed Unhappy Birthday starring Amy Lamé and Do You Feel What I Feel - his debut music video for Rex The Dog. He is the creator of Hamburger Queen – a talent show for fat people and sell out variety show Camp.
Broken limbs, police questioning and the loss of 100's of pairs of high heels feature heavily in his determination to please his audiences as well as a brash, clumsy and naff approach to the arts leaving audiences elated, confused & often covered in confetti.