Arctic Oil

Arctic Oil
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Details

    Written byClare Duffy
    Start date6 Oct 2018
    End date20 Oct 2018
  • TicketsFull price £17 / Standard concession £14 / Under 30s / Student £12.50 / Other concession £9
    Genre Theatre,

    Traverse Theatre Company

    We’re dirty. We’re messy. We die. That’s life.

    On a remote Scottish island, an estranged mother and daughter are at loggerheads over how best to save their children. While Ella fights for her son's future, her mother Karen is terrified that Ella’s environmental activism will her get killed. Trapped together until one of them gives in or lashes out, it quickly becomes clear that not all mothers know best. 

    Around them, at the mercy of the brutal North Sea and Mother Nature, their close-knit community is being pushed to the brink in a world which is changing too fast for them to survive.

    Written by the award-winning 2015 IASH / Traverse Theatre Creative Fellow Clare Duffy and directed by Traverse Associate Director Gareth Nicholls, (Ulster American), Arctic Oil grapples with how trying to save the world could end up destroying those closest to us – and even ourselves.

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    Preview
    Sat 6 Oct, 7.30pm

    Dates & Times
    Tue 9 - Sat 20 Oct, 7.30pm
    Thu 11 & Sat 20 Oct, 3pm
    (No Mon or Sun performances)

    Preview tickets
    £12 / £9

    Tickets
    Full price £17
    Standard concession £14
    Under 30s / Student £12.50
    Other concession £9

    Matinee tickets
    £12 / £9

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.

    Access performances
    Relaxed performance: Sat 20 Oct, 3pm
    BSL & Audio Described performance: Thu 18 Oct, 7.30pm (Touch Tour: 6.45pm)

    Post-show Discussion
    Thu 18 Oct

    Venue
    T1

    Running time
    TBC

    Age Recommendation 
    14+

    Note: Contains strong language

    Supported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council.

    Image by Mihaela Bodlovic

    • Jennifer Black & Neshla Caplan

      Cast
    • Gareth Nicholls

      Director
    • Renny Robertson

      Lighting Designer
    • Stephen Jones

      Composer / Sound Designer
    • Sophie Ferguson

      Costume Designer
     
     

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