Before, Katherine climbed Mount Everest.
Now, her daughter dreams of droughts, tsunamis and wildfires.
Katherine left her daughter to conquer a mountain. Her tales of nearly touching the stars became Kate's bedtime stories. Higher, further, beyond. Now it's time for Kate to climb her own mountain. A flight to Nepal will melt 8.7 square meters of Arctic ice, and she's crying in the juice aisle about buying single use plastic.
Blending movement, text & music, this work in progress examines a mother and daughter’s stories unravelling in the face of climate crisis, and what might blossom in their place.Book Now
Created and performed by Charlotte Merriam (Peter Pan, Birmingham Rep; Macbeth, Manchester Royal Exchange) and Sophie Steer (Civilisation, Underbelly, Edinburgh; It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, Underbelly, Edinburgh; Lands, Bush Theatre, London)
Created and written by Holly Robinson (soft animals, Soho Theatre)
Created and directed by Charlotte Fraser (No One is Coming to Save You, Pleasance, Edinburgh & UK Tour)
Created and produced by Eve Allin (Civilisation, Underbelly, Edinburgh)
Created and sound designed by Alice Boyd (Art Heist, Poltergeist)
Created and lighting designed by Martha Godfrey (I Wanna Be Yours, Paines Plough/Tamasha/The Bush; Before I Was a Bear, Bunker Theatre)
Technical Stage Managed by Zara Janmohamed (Before I Was a Bear, Bunker Theatre)
In association with Ellie Keel ProductionsBook Now
Praise for Holly Robinson's previous work, 'soft animals':
Lyn Gardner “a rare tonal certainty... I didn’t want to look at my watch once. How often can you say that in the theatre?... a really terrific debut”
The Upcoming ***** “subtle, clever, and just plain engaging”
A Younger Theatre ***** “Robinson has written a striking debut”
Praise for Charlotte Fraser's previous work, 'No One is Coming to Save You':
The Guardian “A sharp debut from an exciting young company”
The Stage **** "strikingly mature work from a young company to watch"
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