Originally produced by Untitled Projects in 2006, Slope explores the love affair between the 19th century poets, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, and its impact on Verlaine’s young wife Mathilde. The verbal sparring is scabrous and hilarious, and the relationships as passionate and claustrophobic as they are cruel and ridiculous.
2014 sees Scotland in the final stages of ratifying the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill. At a time when gay relationships are sanctioned by the state – and are often as bourgeois as their straight counterparts – it’s interesting to look back at a time when the stigma of gay lives ran counter to the prevailing power of middle-class value systems.
As part of the autumn tour, and in partnership with KITLR, Slope will be live streamed for those unable to attend. Why not be part of the show by tuning in here.
POST-SHOW DISCUSSION: Thursday 27 November
NOTE: The performances will be filmed. By attending you give your consent for your image to appear in any public sharing of the footage.
Why not browse through our programme here for full show and cast information before you arrive.
Dates & Times
Wed 26 – Sat 29 Nov, 8pm
Full Price £16
Standard Concessions £13
Other Concessions £8
The amount stated is the final price for tickets through all sales channels. For further fee information, see our Box Office information page.
16+ / Note: Contains nudity and strong language
Presented by Untitled Projects in partnership with KILTR. Funded by Creative Scotland
Image by Tommy Ga-Ken Wan