Told by an Idiot

The Fahrenheit Twins

18 November 2009 - 5 December 2009 / 19:45
The Pit


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Adapted from Michel Faberís captivating short story ĖThe Fahrenheit Twins takes you into the world of two siblings who live with their scientist parents on a remote Arctic exploration station. They spend their days racing huskies across the wintry tundra, rolling in the snow, and recording key events in The Book of Knowledge. Their existence is perfect, until one day their mother unexpectedly takes to her bed and life for the twins will never be the same again.

Funny and savage, The Fahrenheit Twins is a poignantly tender tale of what happens when you canít stop time.

Performance time: 19:45
Running time:
90 mins/no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted.

Age guidance 12+
Contains adult content and some scenes of a disturbing nature.

24 Nov Post show talk

1 Dec 19:45 Captioned performance

25-26 Nov & 2-3 Dec 14:00-16:30
Told by an Idiot Workshops for Schools and Colleges
Booking will open shortly.

28 & 29 Nov
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Co-produced with Drum Theatre Plymouth
Commissioned by barbicanbite09 and unitytheatre
Adapted by Told by an Idiot and Matthew Dunster
Based on the book by Michel Faber

Performed by Hayley Carmichael and Paul Hunter
Directed by Matthew Dunster
Designed by Naomi Wilkinson
Lighting design by Philip Gladwell
Sound design by Gareth Fry
Produced by Sebastian Warrack

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