July 2013 - St Giles in the Fields, London WC2
Since the 12th century, undesirables banished from the city, foreigners, vagrants, the poor and dispossessed have gravitated towards the Parish of St. Giles to receive sanctuary and solace.
Wren and Pepys complained about the squalor, Hogarth, and Dickens drew inspiration from it and throughout the centuries, the spirit of St Giles, the patron saint of the outcast, has offered hope.
This 75 minute, site-specific promenade production will stretch time and take its audience on a journey through the buildings and environs of this 18th Century Church accompanied by a New Orleans style jazz band. What Happened When The Fallen Sang is an exploration of the events that took place, the contemporary echoes that still exist and the connections between them.