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World Without Us

Ontroerend Goed, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Vooruit, Richard Jordan Productions in association with Summerhall and Big in Belgium | A Scotsman Fringe First winner

Apr 17 – 29, 2018

Historic Theatre

Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, bring us a new piece about the end of humanity and what comes after. We could hardly imagine it: no mortgages, no knitted scarves, no swimming pools, no butterfly strokes, and no honey kept in glass jars. Animals would no longer be stuffed, skyscrapers no longer built. There would be no more suicide and no more mathematics. No more talk about the old days, about what’s possible. There would be no more memories, no more words.

We could hardly imagine it. It would never get this far. We’d find a solution. A world without us.

A poignant premonition of eco-disaster” — The Guardian

As ever, it is the clarity, simplicity and brilliance of the form found in order to express specific content that dazzles when it comes to Ontroerend Goed’s work” — exeunt magazine

The story is compelling, inventively written and implacably delivered” — The Stage

Showtimes:
Apr 17, 8PM: Preview
Apr 18, 8PM: Opening Night
Apr 19 – 21, 24 – 28, 8PM
Apr 21 – 22, 29 2PM

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