Heart of Darkness
  • Edinburgh Fringe

***** (Tab.co.uk). Captivating **** (TCS.cam.ac.uk). A brilliant translation of Conrads haunting parable **** (Varsity.co.uk). In Edinburgh after a successful Cambridge run, this is Conrads famous novel " the inspiration for Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now " adapted into an epic one-man show. Join Marlow on the deck of his steamboat for a story of greed and cruelty, fallen heroes and petty monsters. A journey up the Congo river and into the dark heart of 19th century European colonialism. The conquest of the earth is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much