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Interiors

Vanishing Point
5 - 8 August 2016
The Lyceum

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

The Herald


Preview performance: 5 Aug 8pm

Vanishing Point Two Shows 20% off
See both The Destroyed Room and Interiors and get a 20% discount

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  • 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

Venue

The Lyceum

30b Grindlay Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9AX

Access

  • British sign language
  • Audio described
  • Captioned performance
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    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

    Cast
    Elicia Daly, John Kazek, Peter Kelly, Aurora Peres, Davide Pini Carenzi, Barnaby Power, Barbara Rafferty, Ruby Richardson 


    More information about some of the artists

    Vanishing Point
    Website
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    Matthew Lenton
    Website

    Kai Fischer 
    Website

    interiors | The Herald

    August 8th 2016

    The emotional weight of the show has grown with an experience that heightens its essence of life, love, longing and loss

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    Review by: 

    Neil Cooper

    The Herald

    interiors | Financial Times

    August 7th 2016

    In this dark comedy, the specifics of their conversations don’t matter — it’s their feelings and how they reveal them that make it so compelling.

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    Review by: 

    Griselda Murray Brown

    The FT

    Interiors | The Scotsman

    August 8th 2016

    A quietly magnificent series of performances, intensely comic, profoundly sad, and beautifully detailed

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    Review by: 

    The Scotsman

    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.

    Tickets

    Grand circle: £25 £20 £10 £8
    Stalls: £25 £20 £15 £8
    Stalls boxes: £20
    Upper circle: £20 £15 £10 £8
    Preview prices: £7 - £22

    Current discounts

    Students: 30% off
    Senior citizens: 30% off
    Unemployed: 30% off
    BECTU, Equity, MU: 30% off
    Under 18s: 50% off
    Young Scot cardholders: 50% off