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Ropewalk House

A new site-specific theatre piece set in a derelict rope factory. How far will the cast go to create theatre magic? Written by Anita Sullivan. With members of the Shunt Collective.

A daring new site-specific theatre piece set in a derelict rope factory.
Written by Anita Sullivan. Featuring members of the Shunt Collective.

On the first day of rehearsals the cast arrives to begin devising a new work, based loosely around the minotaur myth. The director, Jarek, is known for creating bold, immersive theatre productions. The warehouse once boasted the world’s longest “ropewalk”, the narrow corridor stretching the length of the building, and supplied rope to the Royal Navy. Jarek’s cast includes old friends alongside aspiring young actors. As they explore the venue they discover it has unpredictable physical properties, with disturbing consequences.

Recorded on location at the Fish Factory Studios.

Jarek…. Nigel Barrett
Sarah… Hannah Ringham
Gabe… Rob Heaps
Nell… Gbemisola Ikumelo
Mike …. Carl Prekopp

Music by Ben and Max Ringham
Sound design by Alisdair McGregor
Directed by Joby Waldman
Executive Producer Jeremy Mortimer

A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3.

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1 hour, 14 minutes

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Sun 13 Jan 2019 19:30

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