Scatterjam is a theatre performance company, founded by writer and performer Rachel Causer and performer Roísín Bevan who met at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. The rest of the company is made up of a team of associate artists who have a broad field of expertise. As a company, we are committed to creating exciting female-led work that is socially and politically engaged whilst being physically and structurally explorative. We aim to produce work that actively challenges commonly held preconceptions and celebrates the comedic potential of doing so.
Our first show, WHEN IT HAPPENS enjoyed a successful three-night scratch run at The Tristan Bates Theatre before being reprogrammed there for a week-long run as a part of the Camden Fringe 2019.
The show was very well received and was one of the ten top anticipated shows of the fringe on the StageDoor app, before receiving several five-star reviews. The show was then Off West End OFFIE nominated for Best Play in a Short Run.
Our second show, PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO SHARE also enjoyed a three-night scratch run at the Tristan Bates Theatre as a part of the Maiden Speech Festival in November 2019.
This show is now in development and has been programmed for a full run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2020.
For all Scatterjam reviews, please go to the MEDIA page.
MEET THE TEAM
Writer & Performer
Kennedy has previously worked as a freelance director, in marketing for Jermyn Street Theatre and is the current AD of the Hope Theatre in London.
Liam is a freelance director and recent directing graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Niamh is a performer and theatre-maker who graduated with an MA from Mountview in 2016, notably creating 'Pulp Fiction: The One Woman Show'.
Producer & General Manager
Robyn is a freelance theatre producer and is currently the general manager at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
Lexi is a freelance producer and creator of the successful Maiden Speech, a new writing festival that has just celebrated its third year.
PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO SHARE
Written by Rachel Causer
Performed by Roísín Bevan
Directed by Liam Blain
PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO SHARE is a one-woman show about lies, love and loss.
Drink. Post. Like. Repeat. Alex Dawson is on fire: corporate success, night owl, party animal. Her social media boasts members only rooftops, inexplicably sunny days, and a neverending boomerang of glossy women clinking glasses.
Drink. Post. Like. Repeat.
Out of the blue, her father dies.
Reluctantly, she joins a bereavement support group. She shares a little. Then she lies a lot. It feels fantastic: like the ‘likes’, but in real life. And just like that: Alex is addicted. Share. Lie. Repeat. Please, Feel Free To Share is a dark comedy about the growing need to share our entire lives, even if what we're sharing isn't always the truth.
WHEN IT HAPPENS
Tristan Bates Theatre
December 2018 &
Written by Rachel Causer
Performed by Rachel Causer, Roísín Bevan and Niamh Watson
Directed by Kennedy Bloomer
Produced by Lexi Clare
An outrageous comedy about micro-aggressions and personal revolutions.
‘This was an awakening. This was an eruption. This was a revolution. This was like eating three Berocca with no water and letting them bubble inside you.’
A surreal comedy following the lives of three women on what they thought would be a normal day of micro-aggressions and self-doubt.
Then it happens…
At 2.16pm, a strange phenomenon occurs and each woman experiences a transformation, breaking free from the roles they’ve been forced to play and starting a hilarious and heart-wrenching rebellion against everything and everyone who put them there in the first place.