2009's sell-out returns for two nights only! Live music, inventive design and
physical storytelling combine in a thrilling and terrifying experience.
'Gloriously gothic' (Telegraph). 'Compelling' (Stage). 'Fresh as a new wound'
For the opening 20 minutes of The Trench everything is rhythmic. The verse, naturally, through to the audible drops of water in the deepest tunnels of the trenches to the clashes of hammers and chisels used therein: all sounds chime in regular unison to the extent that the actual music, provided by Alexander Wolfe, does not simply accentuate the action so much as form part of it...
Greeted by the eccentric theatre owner and a glamorous showgirl, the audience wander into a Pleasance Dome transformed especially for this one-off show into the elegant Empire Theatre, replete with carnivale-style proscenium arch, full-costume band and, most importantly, working bar...
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