Achilles, Death of the Gods.

Spoken Word (storytelling, theatre)

  • Paradise in Augustines - The Snug
  • 15:45
  • Aug 3-10, 12-17, 19-25
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Jo Kelen
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of a sexual nature, Scenes of sexual violence, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing, Explicit reference to bodily mutilation
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

A new, bold, poetic reimagining of the myth of Achilles, from storyteller and classicist Jo Kelen. The warrior Achilles finds himself in Troy, fighting a war that is not his. Following a bloody and tragic sequence of events, Achilles’ lover Patroclus is killed in battle. Achilles, enveloped in an insatiable rage and desire for retribution, inflicts unspeakable horrors upon those around him. Content Warnings: Explicit reference to violence, sexual violence and mutilation of the body.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: The audience enter from George IV Bridge, with a couple of steps to enter the building. A temporary ramp is also available. The Snug is located downstairs, via a single width staircase. The audience enter in the side of the auditorium. The front row is all level access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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