The Limit

Presented by Bottle Cap Theatre

Sophie Germain. Mathematician. Trailblazer. Woman.
Neglected by history. Until now.
The extraordinary true story of a forgotten genius explodes onto the stage in the premiere of this new musical.

Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, the team behind Edinburgh Fringe sell-out PART A bring Sophie's story to life through an ebullient pop-rock score, charting the highs and lows of a woman determined to succeed in a system not built to allow it.

Coinciding with International Women's Day and British Science Week, THE LIMIT celebrates one woman in science who can inspire anyone today.

Theatre & Performance
Varies06 — 10 Mar
Network Theatre
1hr 00m
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About the company

Bottle Cap Theatre

Bottle Cap Theatre was founded by writers and producers Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams with the intention of creating new, entertaining and thought-provoking musical theatre. Their musical Part A was a sell out show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and went on to have performances at The Roundhouse, The Actors Church and The Leicester Square Theatre as part of the New Musical Project. Their musical adaptation of Jean Teulé’s novel The Suicide Shop was developed by FTG productions, with workshops at Arts Educational and the Musical Theatre Academy, and a rehearsed reading at St James Theatre. In 2017, The Suicide Shop was shortlisted for the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award.


Writers: Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams

Press & Reviews

Praise for previous work:

Broadway Baby ★★★★★ “A remarkable musical debut.”
Three Weeks ★★★★★ “Held the audience rapt”
Musical Talk ★★★★★ “Composers we really need to keep our eyes on”
Ed Fringe Review ★★★★ "Musical theatre heaven.”