The King and Queen of the Universe

Tue 15th – Sat 19th Oct 2013

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“On a midnight whim, a wealthy young couple, fresh from dancing, take a shortcut through the park. ”

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Tom Powell

SUMMARY

On a midnight whim, a wealthy young couple, fresh from dancing, take a shortcut through the park. They’re surprised by a down-and-out, who cajoles them into visiting his sick mother. The police, sent by their worried parents, burst in and the shock finishes the old woman. In the aftermath, the couple lose their illusions about the world and each other.

This dynamically physicalized production is adapted from Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘King & Queen of the Universe’, by a winner of the Harry Porter Prize 2013 and the National Radio Drama Award 2012, whose work has been described as ‘of an almost sickeningly high standard’ (Varsity).

Admission: £6(£5)

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