Play, Pasty, Pint: The Last Broadcast

In December Moveable Type will present a magical Christmas show for Play, Pint and Pasty.
In the dark of winter, two world famous (but strangely unknown) sound artists return to Devon
to share their most personal work: uncovering a mystery from their own past, a forgotten love
story played out in the hills of rural South Devon one Christmas long ago.
Piecing together the fragments of diaries and C60 cassette recordings, voices from the past
begin to emerge: a lonely teenager forced to spend the winter with an uncaring aunt; a pirate
radio broadcaster hidden in the Dartmoor tors; secret messages sent between lovers; and a
mystery that can only be solved right now, right here, live in front of an audience.
The Last Broadcast by James Harker is a search for connection across time, distance and radio
waves. Performed with live foley.

Barbican Theatre is a safe space

Safe to be who you are, regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender, identity, or sexual orientation.
Reserved seating is in place.
Seats B5 & B7 are wheelchair accessible, if you require these seats please add 'access member' (here) to your account and you will have access to these. Please let us know of any access requirements you may have, including whether you would like the seat removed.
Both rows A & B are level access.
If you have any specific access requirements (for example wheelchair access) please leave details in the comment box when placing your order or email our team at and they will arrange this for you.
Venue Info 
Barbican Theatre
Castle Street
The Barbican
Situated behind the Mayflower Visitor Centre just off the main Barbican road (opposite the 'Prawn' and Mayflower Steps)
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Tickets are currently only available for collection from 1 hour before performances begin. They are not currently available for collection from the Box Office at any other times and postage is no longer available. Barbican Theatre recommends e-tickets which can be presented at the theatre on the date of your performance using a smart mobile device (or if you prefer can be printed out) E-tickets are more covid safe and are also much greener due to not being needed to be printed or posted.

Tuesday 17th Dec 2024


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