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It is winter. In a northern country, a man holds his annual dinner to mark the approaching spring.
Behind a window, in a cosy room, family and friends gather for the meal. The lamps are on, everyone is happy. Talk begins and stories unfold around the table. But sadness soon threads its way through the evening as a mysterious stranger appears outside the window. Secrets emerge and lies are exposed.
Poignant and funny, Interiors is a nearly wordless piece of visual theatre that places the audience as voyeurs, watching a dinner unfold without hearing any of the characters’ voices. Guided by a ghostly narrator, we glimpse truths about our own lives that we’d perhaps rather ignore.
Renowned Glasgow-based theatre company Vanishing Point has built an international reputation for bold, ambitious shows that are both visceral and visual. Interiors is presented here as a double-bill with The Destroyed Room. Connected by themes of watching and voyeurism, the two shows offer a compelling contrast to each other, but each can also be seen on its own.
★★★★★ hilarious, mesmeric and heart-rendingly poignant
Preview performance: 5 Aug 8pm
Vanishing Point Two Shows 20% off
See both The Destroyed Room and Interiors and get a 20% discount
- British Sign Language:Sat 6 Aug 1.30pm
- Running time:1 hour 20 minutes approximately
- Audio Described:Sat 6 Aug 1.30pm
- Captioned:Sun 7 Aug 8pm
Matthew Lenton Conceived and directed
Kai Fischer Set and lighting designer
Alasdair Macrae Music and sound designer
Finn Ross Projection and video designer
Eve Lambert Costume designer
The Company Story and text
Pamela Carter Dramaturg
Elicia Daly, John Kazek, Peter Kelly, Aurora Peres, Davide Pini Carenzi, Barnaby Power, Barbara Rafferty, Ruby Richardson
More information about some of the artists
interiors | The Herald
interiors | Financial Times
Griselda Murray Brown
Image: Napoli Teatro Festival Italia Archive
This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book.
The 2017 International Festival programme is now available to browse online.
|Grand circle:||£25 £20 £10 £8|
|Stalls:||£25 £20 £15 £8|
|Upper circle:||£20 £15 £10 £8|
|Preview prices:||£7 - £22|
|Senior citizens:||30% off|
|BECTU, Equity, MU:||30% off|
|Under 18s:||50% off|
|Young Scot cardholders:||50% off|