Archived Events/ Spring 2017

Breach Theatre

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THU 9 FEB 2017 | 7.30pm | AGE 15 plus

Full £10 Conc £6

In 1965, a researcher lived with a dolphin for ten weeks to try and teach him to speak English. It was part of a NASA-funded research project into human-animal communication.

tank-fishCondemned by the wider scientific community as an elaborate circus trick, the experiment remains a controversial episode in the space race between the two Cold War superpowers.

Inspired by the Dolphin House experiments, Breach’s Fringe First winning Tank rips the story apart to explore the violence of language, the power of culture, and what happens when you inject a cetacean with LSD.

Winner of a Fringe First Award

★★★★ “Cleverly pitched, often comic”

The Guardian

★★★★ “Wow, is all I can say”

The Times

★★★★ “Funny, dark, and strangely dreamy”

Time Out

Photo credit: The Other Richard