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    ARCHIVE: Translunar Paradise

    • 04 Jul -
      08 Jul 2017
      04 Jul - 08 Jul 2017

    Directed by George Mann

    We are delighted to present multi award-winning, Bristol based company Theatre Ad Infinitum and their powerful play about a moving journey of life, death and enduring love.

    After his wife passes away, William escapes to a paradise of fantasy and past memories, a place far from the reality of his grief. Returning from beyond the grave, Rose revisits her widowed companion to perform one last act of love: to help him let go.

    Using a live accordion accompaniment and masks from Madam Toussauds’ senior sculptor Victoria Beaton (see her blog here!), Translunar Paradise is an exquisite piece of mask and movement theatre which was a multi award-winning, critically acclaimed sell out at the 2011 and 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It has played at the Barbican as part of the London International Mime Festival, and has toured throughout the UK and to more than 20 countries internationally. It is also the winner of 8 international theatre awards.

    George Mann is Associate Director of Bristol Old Vic, recently co-directing the critically acclaimed Pink Mist which is currently touring the UK. George shares all on the international tour in our latest blog, Translunar Paradise: Tales from the Tour.

    The production has no spoken dialogue and so is fully accessible to deaf and hearing-impaired audiences.

    Opening Night
    Join us from 6.30pm on opening night in your 40s fancy dress, for Happy Hour cocktails and music in the Factory Theatre Bar. Read more here.

    • RUNNING TIME1hr 15mins
    • TICKETSFull £14 / Concession £10
    • VENUE


    Sat 08 July matinee
    Unfortunately we have had to cancel the matinee performance of Translunar Paradise on Sat 08 July. Our Box Office staff will contact you if you had booked tickets for this performance to make alternative arrangements.

    Bring your own takeaways and enjoy summer cocktails and drinks offers in our Factory Theatre Bar from 6.30pm -7.30pm before the show.

    Please join us after the performance on Thursday for a free post show discussion.

    Business Club Members can get 2 for 1 tickets to the performance on Wed 05 July. Book early as this offer is subject to availability. To claim please quote your company promotion code over the phone or in person at the Box Office. Please bring proof of the company you work for.

    • Array

      "An admirable, infinitely gentle and wordless story of loss and remembrance"

      The Times
    • "An extraordinary performance"

      The Observer
    • "Extraordinarily poignant... beautifully performed"

      The Guardian

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