“Demand a lock-in! This is one performance party you won’t want to leave”

Fringe Review

“A warm and entertaining offering with a delicious variety of music, poetry, interviews from pub locals, and funny theatrics from the duo”

West End Best Friend

“Katie Etheridge and Simon Persighetti are charming and warm hosts, creating a pub-like sense of camaraderie amongst strangers”

Broadway Baby

Creative Team

FUTURE PUB is written, directed, designed and performed by Katie Etheridge & Simon Persighetti

Kyla Goodey – Dramaturg

John Crooks – Filmmaker

Ciaran Clarke – Technical Consultant

Tom Adams – Music Consultant

Jonny Cotsen – Access Consultant

Tony Ashton – Graphic Design

Storylines – Oral History Consultant

Big thanks to Ryan Hollywood and Technical Theatre BA students at Falmouth University for set construction. Thanks also to John Wethered for guitar Repair Shop!

Appearing on the ‘Pub TV’

Ami Berryman (Seven Stars regular, on both sides of the bar)

Ben Browning (Seven Stars regular)

Clare Browning (Seven Stars regular)

Janet Curtis (Pub Campaigner, Cornwall CAMRA)

Vince Curtis (Pub Campaigner, Cornwall CAMRA)

Philippa Holden (Seven Stars regular and stalwart of Panto in the Pub)

Simon Treen (Head Brewer and owner of Treen’s Brewery, Ponsanooth)

Chaz Wenmoth (Penryn Town Council, Penryn Museum, Seven Stars regular and former pub landlord of The Anchor, Penryn- since demolished)

Dave Wilmott (Pub lover & Brewer, formally at Granite Rock Brewery, Penryn)

Thanks to

Helen Tiplady at Hall for Cornwall, Pete Hooper at Falmouth University, Henrietta Boex and Colin Leggo at Princess Pavillion, and all at Penryn Town Council.

Annie, Kyla, Carey and all at Miracle Theatre.

Carly McKean (Carly and the Alternative) and Keith Howe (Blacktop Deluxe) for permission to use recordings of their music.

Lacuna Brewing Co., Treens Brewery, CAMRA Kernow, The Famous Barrel, Penryn, St Gluvias Community Hall.

This show would not have been made without the community of Penryn. Future Pub also wouldn’t exist without Rob Brinkhof and the ‘home from home’ he created at the Seven Stars. Thanks to all our interviewees and everyone who has contributed to the making of Future Pub, and a big cheers to Penryn’s pubs, past, present and future!