Receivers of the Wreck

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Performers: Hannah Darby, Mim Wheeler, Simon Abel and Valentina Solari 

Director - James Doyle-Roberts
Choreographer - Bridie Doyle-Roberts
Composer - Craig Byrne
Set Design and Construction - Will Datson
Costume Design - Rhiannon Matthews

Audio Description - Kate Kavanagh
Production Management - Ashling Deeks
Stage Management - Derw Robertson-Jacob
Crew boss - Ali Williams
Producer - Zoe Munn

2017 Research and development collaborators:
Dramaturgy - Mark Williams
Costume Design - Ruth Stringer
Props - Ami Marsden
Design concept - Anne-Marie Hainsworth
Performers: Augusts Dakteris & Josh Scott

A survivor is stranded on the shores of the near future.

In a world drowning in plastic messages are collected in bottles. 

Stories cannot be told in solitude.

Wreck Receivers, Storyline Weavers.

Messages received and understood.

Summer Tour 2019 
1st & 2nd June - Liverpool River Festival
8th June - Oldham Classic Car Festival
6th July - trAction Crewe
20th & 21st July - Hartlepool Waterfront Festival
3rd & 4th August at 12:30 & 5pm - National Eisteddfod of Wales, LLanrwst  /   Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, LLanrwst                                                     

Inspired by stories of wreckers, rescues, and un-drownable sailors from the coastlines of Wales, “Shipwrecks – Receivers of The Wreck” is a post-industrial world of broken ships, scavenging, and survival where long-abandoned nets are trapping the stories and messages of those lost at sea. 

A highly physical show combining circus with dance and drama to tell a universal story of our desire for solitude against the need for collective action for the greater good. 

To our great  delight, this outdoor production's  premiere was very close to home as a part of the cultural program for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover at Cardiff,  May 2018.

Read a review of the show by Mike Smith here.

Created with support from:

Photography by:

Dan Rowlands , 2019 Tour


Two Cats in the Yard. 2018 Tour

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