Forced Entertainment
The Possible Impossible House

17 - 28 December 2014 / 11:00, 17:00, 14:00
The Pit


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Combining home-made visual magic and live sound effects, this is the first work Forced Entertainment has created for young people and families.

In the library of The Possible Impossible House, a doodle of a girl springs from the blank page of an algebra book. She’ll take you on an adventure around labyrinthine corridors, a deserted ballroom and a cupboard under the stairs, encountering a motley crew of characters. There’s a flock of rowdy birds, a talking mouse, a not-so-very-frightening ghost and an army of dancing soldiers.

At the forefront of contemporary theatre over the past 30 years, the international trailblazers Forced Entertainment collaborate with visual artist Vlatka Horvat, whose collages help summon the house and figures inside.

'Confounding conventions and exploding audience expectations' The Times on Forced Entertainment

11am & 5pm on 17 & 18 Dec
11am, 2pm & 5pm on 20, 21, 22 & 28 Dec
11am & 2pm on 23 Dec
2pm & 5pm on 27 Dec

No performance on 19, 24, 25 & 26 Dec 

1 hour 10 mins/no interval

Age guidance 7+

10 Jan
Weekend Lab

Explore the collaborative process used in the creation of Forced Entertainments latest show

Devised by Forced Entertainment in collaboration with Vlatka Horvat

Forced Entertainment Tim Etchells (Artistic Director), Robin Arthur, Richard Lowdon, Claire Marshall, Cathy Naden and Terry O’Connor


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This event is part of:
Theatre & Dance


UK

Commissioned by the Barbican





 

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