Residential flat, Clifton, Bristol
(full details on booking)
17 March 2018
7:30 pm til 9:00 pm
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Answer this: how far would you go to better yourself? Would you lie to your mother? Would you deny your inheritance? Would you intervene with your DNA?
The result of extensive consultation with the University of Bristol’s Synthetic Biology researchers, Invincible puts each and every audience member at the heart of a contemporary moral dilemma. This is an urgent and immersive play, commissioned to feed into a critical debate as scientists break new ground daily.
Written in collaboration with playwright, David Lane, and produced by theatrical pioneers, Kilter, performances take place with small audiences at ‘point-blank range’. Staged in the pressure-cooker environment of a real residential flat, set in 2048, three women traverse three generations as the political and scientific become intensely personal. And all along Bristol’s Synthetic Biologists will be listening.
This performance will be followed by a relaxed, informal discussion with the cast and Synthetic Biology researchers.
Then it’s up to you: how far would you go?
£10 – standard
£8 – concessions (seniors, students, under 16s, registered disabled, Equity members)
1.5 hours (no interval)
Suitable for 13+
A residential flat in Clifton, Bristol. Full details will be provided to ticket holders the week before the performance.
The pre-performance waiting area is outside the venue. There is some covered space, and we will have umbrellas available, but please bring appropriate clothing / waterproofs!
Access to the venue is via a flight of ten steep, curved steps – we regret it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. No wheelchair access.
Toilet facilities are not available at the venue before or during the performance – they will only be accessible once the performance has finished. Public conveniences and a range of cafes, bars and restaurants can be found on Queens Road (a 10 minute walk).
Not available at venue. A range of cafes, bars and restaurants can be found on Queens Road (a 10 minute walk).
Transport & parking
No parking available at venue. The West End Car Park is a 5 minute walk.
Where possible we encourage audience members to travel to the venue on foot or by public transport. A number of bus stops can be found a 5 minute walk from the venue. Timetables can be found on the Wessex Bus website and the First Group website. The venue is a 30-35 minute walk from Temple Meads train station.