Do you know something? I think I’d be so fucking cross if you got killed. I’d actually, I have to say, be generally pretty pissed off if you died before me for any reason.
An ensemble of actors from 12 different countries meet in a space somewhere (anywhere) to tell a good old-fashioned detective story about place, patriarchy, free movement, theatre, capitalism and love - set across 21st-century Europe. The first ever UK revival of Simon Stephens’ 2012 playtext.
It’s changed, Germany. This city’s got a lot fucking richer. We’re getting a new Philharmonic Concert Hall. It’s where all the fucking money is going.
March 2018 - The Corbett Theatre, East 15
A show made by: Adrianna Pavlovska Amy Watts Caitlin Denegre Christos Floros Claire Wilson Dominik Cicak Duncan Hodgkinson Edoardo Almeida Eliah Arnstjerna Eva Ditzelmüller Heidi C Nielsen Jake Wakstein Liesel Jensen Magdaléna Škerenčák Niamh Graham Nicky Bathgate Phil Hamilton Rhyannon Richardson Roze Elisa Simonas Mozura Tom Hughes Tongchai O Hansen
I know what fucking English people think about us. I’ve seen your football commentaries. I don’t think they know the difference between the Baltic Sea and the Balkan Sea half the time. Yes? Am I right?
“This production is bracing and intelligent, searching, compassionate and richly imaginative.” - Simon Stephens
All photographs by Gemma Mount (apart from 'How Will Capitalism End' and 'The Translator' by Christos Floros / watmirsinn).
The Underside of Power - ALGIERS Bohemian Rhapsody - QUEEN The Cuckoo - ALELA DIANE & MARIE SIOUX Gangster Story (La Polizia Incrimina La Legge Assolve) - GUIDO & MAURIZIO DE ANGELIS Some Velvet Phasing - KLAUS SCHULZE Ghost of Love - DAVID LYNCH Spring - ANTONIO VIVALDI Berghain 08 - FIEDEL My Father My King - MOGWAI Smooth Thrill - FRANCESCO DE MASI Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - RUPERT HOLMES
TEXTS SAMPLED (within fair use)
Carmen Disruption - SIMON STEPHENS Blasted - SARAH KANE A Few Messages to Space - WOLFRAM LOTZ Men Explain Things To Me - REBECCA SOLNIT How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System - WOLFGANG STREECK