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A total eclipse of the sun within an eye to replace the pupil
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Fuel presents Sound&Fury's

Going Dark

Written by Hattie Naylor in collaboration with Sound&Fury

This is an archived performance. No tickets are available for purchase.

The Clare

CREATORS OF ACCLAIMED HIT KURSK RETURN WITH A HEAVENLY NEW SHOW

How far can you see? A mile? A hundred miles? Or to the furthest corners of the galaxy?

It’s astronomer Max’s job to ask the cosmic questions in his role as a planetarium narrator. But when his life is turned upside down, Max discovers that understanding the universe requires a different kind of vision...

Created by the pioneering company Sound&Fury, Going Dark uses immersive surround sound design, total darkness and inventive lighting to re-awaken our wonder at the cosmos.

Commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre. Developed as part of Fuel at the Roundhouse and the Jerwood residencies at Cove Park which are supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Funded by Arts Council England, the Wellcome Trust, the Institute of Physics and the Science and Technology Facilities Council. Supported by the Linbury Prize for stage design.

★★★★★ 'Sound&Fury are going boldly where few companies have gone before… this is a dazzling achievement that deserves a rich scattering of critical stars.' The Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ 'A pulse-quickening poem… a wonderful piece of theatre.' The Independent

★★★★ ‘Exceptional… imaginative… a technical feat.’  The Guardian

★★★★ ‘The audio and visual trickery is first rate, but tellingly the play’s soul lies in Hattie Naylor’s beautifully understated text and actor Jon Mackay’s delicate, heartbreaking performance.’  Time Out

★★★★ The Times

★★★★ Metro

★★★★ Financial Times

Creative team

Sound&Fury are Mark Espiner, Dan Jones & Tom Espiner

Direction Mark Espiner & Dan Jones

Design Aleš Valášek

Light Guy Hoare

Sound Dan Jones

Projection Dick Straker 

Sound&Fury are Mark Espiner, Dan Jones & Tom Espiner

Direction Mark Espiner & Dan Jones

Design Aleš Valášek

Light Guy Hoare

Sound Dan Jones

Projection Dick Straker 

Sound & Fury interviewed in Metro

Going Dark featured in Sky at Night Magazine's blog

Going Dark featured in The Independent

Audio-described 20 March 8pm