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Discount tickets for acclaimed show NINEVEH at Riverside Studios,with group talk

This play has been created on the back of a year of work with child soldiers and ex-fighters from all over the world. It's a fascinating project. This Friday there's a chance to see the show and talk to the people that made it in a post show discussion. More below...

Theatre Témoin present
Written by Julia Pascal & Directed by Ailin Conant
Once there was a boy. The war had taken his hands and arms. When he went home, his family didn’t recognise him. “You have no arms”, they said, “you are not our son”. They threw him into the river, where a giant fish swallowed him...

Three men sit in the belly of a beast, playing and living in their dreams, with nothing but their memories to haunt them. When a boy arrives their world begins to change, launching them on a journey beyond the atrocities of the past.

Critically acclaimed physical theatre company Theatre Témoin present this visually stunning exploration of the trauma of combat and the hope that comes afterwards. Inspired by true stories told by child soldiers and ex-combatants from across the world; collected by the company during a year of creative work in Kashmir, Israel, Lebanon, and Rwanda.


“A terrific work” ~ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian (on The Fantasist)

“Mesmerising” ~ The Skinny (on The Fantasist)

“Astonishingly powerful.” ~ Fringe Review (on The Fantasist)

“Ingenious stagecraft.” ~ Metro (on The Fantasist)

“Raw genius.” ~ The Public Reviews (on The Fantasist)

Ingenious and grotesque ~ Three Weeks (on Nobody's Home)

“Hilarious, beautiful and utterly astonishing.” ~ Edinburgh Guide (on The Fantasist)

Masterpiece ~ Broadway Baby (on Nobody's Home)

75 minutes with no interval.


Suitable for ages 14+.

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