A blockbuster, adventure and romcom rolled into one, Desert Island Flicks sees two leading ladies reimagine, remake and spoof 90 of the most memorable movie moments of all time in just 90 minutes, taking on all the lead roles, stunts and special effects!
From timeless classics to modern-day marvels, the show celebrates how iconic characters and thrilling plot twists have captured imaginations the world over, bringing people together to laugh, cry and cheer along in a room full of strangers.
Somewhere between a dance performance, sketch show, a night at the movies and an epic game of charades, Desert Island Flicks shines a spotlight on life lessons learned from the big screen, all set to a sensational soundtrack.
Running time: about 90 minutes (plus a 15-minute interval)
Age guidance: 8+
Warnings: sudden loud noise
Photo credits: Boneshaker Photography; David Wilson Clarke (production images)
Reviews and Awards
‘Mind bogglingly brilliant! Fast-moving, supercharged fun and brilliant performers!’
‘Hilarious, clever, totally engaging – made me cry with laughter – so skilled, so strong!’
(Audience responses to Desert Island Flicks)
“Their moves are timed to perfection and it’s fun”
The Stage on Spiltmilk Dance
About Spiltmilk Dance
We make performance work that we tour across the UK, and work in the heart of communities, creating brilliant creative projects with people aged 2-102!
Our work is a blend of dance, sketch comedy, and a fascination with pop culture and its ability to unite people from different walks of life.
We love bringing intergenerational audiences and participants together to share creative experiences that make them really feel part of something.
Although a dance company, we explore other art forms in all our work, blending movement with storytelling, singing and comedy to give everything a bit more pizzazz!