Witness the rise and fall of a new(t) capitalism. Deep in the bowels of an oyster-dredging vessel, an ocean of opportunity arises as a new resource makes contact. Global risk and technological revolution come together in this immersive show from internationally award-winning Kna?ve Theatre with live surround sound installation by sonic artist Robert Bentall.
The creators of smash-hit 'Bin Laden: The One Man Show' bring you Karel ?apek’s apocalyptic science-fiction satire, re-imagined for a Europe of tomorrow, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Produced in association with the Royal Exchange Theatre, Square Chapel Arts Centre and Waterside.
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“It realises its premise so completely and with such superb richness, that inevitably it touches a wider set of truths.” (Exeunt)
“Literally grabs the audience by the shoulders and demands a fierce interrogation of the current treatment of migrants and people of colour” (The List)
"An unexpectedly perfect lens through which to view our current, turbulent times" (The Skinny)
"A striking adaptation of an unfairly forgotten sci-fi masterpiece that will leave you laughing, gasping and shaking with terror." (Broadway Baby)
“Conveyed with impressive intelligence and feeling by a cast of three […] full of political anger, with an added edge of sorrow.” (The Scotsman)
“Immersive, zany fringe theatre at its best.” (The National)
Official Link: https://www.bunkertheatre.com/whats-on/war-with-the-newts