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The door opens, the door closes. Ross comes home from his tedious office job just as Bibi leaves for another night behind the bar. This is what being twenty-something in 2019 is like: sharing a flat, a pessimistic outlook on the future, and a life with your best friend, but barely seeing each other. It isn’t the dream. It is barely even enough, but it’s what they have. A flat that is a home, a future that is yet to be decided, and a life that’s worth living. When their precarious balance is disturbed, their small family has to prove its worth.

This spoken word theatre show deals with found family and the socio-economic struggles of a generation that was promised the universe, but was gifted a broken world.


Make/Shift is touring spoken word events across the UK & Ireland from April 2019 onwards. Interested in booking the show? E-mail ITWspokenwordtheatre@gmail.com for a touring pack.


Preview from The Sunday Post


"I once again found myself leaving the theatre feeling inspired after seeing something so refreshing and new. I really hope that I get the chance to see more of In The Works and more of this style of theatre."

KTGTheatre, **** 


Make/Shift is a 25 minute spoken word theatre piece. It is the fourth poetic collaboration between Ross McFarlane and Bibi June. The show was funded by a Disrupter Grant from the Hunter Foundation and Creative Scotland. 

2019 Tour

April 10th          London                  Boomerang                     

April 26th          Sheffield                The Local Theatre           
April 27th          Sheffield                The Local Theatre            

April 28th          Cambridge            Allographic                        

May 13th           Dundee                 Hotchpotch                       

May 15th           Glasgow                Sonnet Youth                

May 16th           Edinburgh             Sonnet Youth                 

June 20th .        Birmingham          Grizzly Pear
July 14th           Waterford              Modwordsfest

July 26th           Belfast                   Queer as Spoke

Sep.12th           Aberdeen              Re-Turn

Oct.17th           Dingwall                Word of the Street

Nov.4th             London                 CPT: Handle With Care       More info