Devised sleep-inducing performance

Duckie/The Barbican (2012)

Directed by Mark Whitelaw and the company

Lighting design by Marty Langthorne

Photography by Hugo Glendinning

How do you make the Barbican’s underground Pit theatre a pleasant and comfortable place to spend the night with fifty other people?
We created a dream-like womb of a bedroom with a cosy, wholesome atmosphere. A tawdry-beautiful silver foil balloon constellation gently bobbed in the grid, and the scene was set for a late evening of magical, soporific entertainment.

“A resounding success…a totally immersive experience, where you'll interact like never before with fellow audience members. And, into the bargain, you'll get one of the best nights of deep REM sleep you'll ever enjoy in a London theatre.”

The Guardian