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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 for a touring pack.


2019 Tour

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. 

April 10th     London          Boomerang                       More Info

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

April 28th     Cambridge   Allographic Open Mic

May 15th      Glasgow       Sonnet Youth

May 16th      Edinburgh    Sonnet Youth

June 2nd      Blackpool     The Pub Poets 

June 20th     Birmingham  Grizzly Pear

July               Ireland           Dates TBA

                                                                       + More dates TBC

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