Advertisement

To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Fat Girl Singing

Play - Contemporary

St Leonards Place, York Theatre Royal, St. Leonard's Place, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HD

Tel: 01904 623 658

Fat Girl Singing

Book Tickets Online

About us

About the work:

This performance will be BSL interpreted

Emma has been through a lot lately. If it's not strangers commenting on her weight or asking "when are you due?", then it's her own reflection that's bringing her down. Now it's time to take up space on her own terms. To be Emma as loud and as proud as she can be.

Armed with a guitar, original songs and a fridge full of drinks, Fat Girl Singing is a funny, uplifting and compelling anthem for those who have ever felt that their body is up for debate. A call to arms to those who don't fit the model.

Writer / Performer – Emma Geraghty
Director – Megan Marie Griffith
Producer – Josh Coates
Dramaturgy – Toni-Dee Paul, Lauren Davidson
Project Mentor – Peader Kirk
Project Manager – Tamsin Drury

Fat Girl Singing is supported by Royal Exchange Theatre + The Dukes (Lancaster); supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. The show was part of Works Ahead 2018 which is co-commissioned/co-produced by hAb, Contact, and STUN (Sustained Theatre Up North); supported using public funding through Arts Council England.

About the artist:

Emma Geraghty is a Manchester based theatremaker, director, musician, and writer whose solo practice focuses on body, sexual identity, and the city. In 2017 she was shortlisted for Penguin Random House's Write Now Live with her novel The Matinee Dog, which looks at gender and sexuality in Industrial Revolution Manchester. She is also one quarter of award-winning political theatre company Powder Keg whose work includes general election-gig-theatre piece Morale Is High (Since We Gave Up Hope) and BEARS, a physical theatre piece about climate change and polar bears.

Tickets
We are committed to making all of our events as accessible and affordable as possible. We have decided that having a range of ticket prices is the best way to allow everyone to be able to purchase a ticket within their financial reach whilst also ensuring that we are able to continue running events. We ask everyone to be honest about their financial situation. If you purchase a ticket at the lowest price point when you could afford a higher ticket price, it makes it harder for SLAP to provide financial flexibility to those who most need it.

Our ticket brackets are £3, £6, £9, £12 choose the amount you would like to pay.

We will never ask you to prove your financial situation just pick the amount that feels best for you. If you would like to know more about any of the events please send us an email.

All tickets can be bought online, on the phone or in person at the York Theatre Royal Box Office. You will be able to buy tickets on the day but we do advise you to book!

Acces information:
Street access: Flat access from the street.
Location in the venue: The studio theatre is located toward the back of the ground floor.
Stairs: The performance space is accessed by either 7 steps or lift.
Toilets: Accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, gender neutral.
Food & Drink: There is a cafe and a bar that sell a range of refreshments. Water is available.

Opening Times

Season (21 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Thursday07:00 - 20:00

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£3.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Follow Us

TripAdvisor

What's Nearby

  1. Guy Fawkes Inn

    Standing next to York Minster, the Guy Fawkes Inn was the birthplace of the notorious...

    0.01 miles away
  2. Dean Court York

    Unique individual hotel adjacent to York Minster in the centre of the city with valet car...

    0.07 miles away
  3. York In Style

    We offer 2 houses with parking right next to YORK MINSTER both with a Tripadvisor...

    0.06 miles away
  1. The Fort Boutique Hostel

    The Fort York, voted #1 Hostel in England by Hostel World 2014.

    0.07 miles away
  2. Stays York

    Stays York - offering high quality properties that will not just meet your needs, but...

    0.08 miles away
  3. 7 Precentors Court

    A stylish listed Townhouse in an enviable position just yards from York's most famous...

    0.08 miles away
  4. HomeAway

    Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 644 holiday lettings near York...

    0.09 miles away
  5. The Judge’s Lodging

    In the heart of York and just a 5-minute walk from the Minster, this historic inn has...

    0.09 miles away
  6. Galtres Lodge

    Set in the shadow of the Minster in the heart of York's cafe quarter. It is a Georgian...

    0.1 miles away
  7. Lamb & Lion Inn

    Adjoining Bootham Bar, the Lamb & Lion Inn offers en-suite rooms with free WiFi,...

    0.1 miles away
  8. No 8 Precentors Court

    Situated only 90 steps from the western doors of the Minster this wonderful bolt hole...

    0.1 miles away
  9. Minster View Apartments

    A 5-star self-catering apartment situated in a spectacular medieval location in the Heart...

    0.11 miles away
  10. Saint George's Keep

    Located within the city walls, Saint George's Keep is adjacent to Clifford's Tower and...

    0.14 miles away
  11. Victoria Cloisters

    Victoria Cloisters offers 15 modern self catering apartments in the heart of the City of...

    0.14 miles away
  12. The Dutch House

    The Dutch House is a listed building believed to be York's Oldest Brick built house...

    0.14 miles away
  13. Whistler House

    Our grade II listed house is situated along a cobbled street leading down to the...

    0.14 miles away
Previous Next

Share the adventure

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss