The Climate Fables

Theatre (new writing, drama)

  • Greenside @ Nicolson Square - Fern Studio
  • 14:00
  • Aug 4-5, 7-12, 14-19
  • 55 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: The Torch Ensemble
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of a sexual nature and of violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Two truthful new plays about the future of humanity in Climate Change. Debating Extinction, a romance about a young climate refugee couple deciding whether to have children on an inhospitable planet. The Trash Garden, a comedy inverting Adam and Eve about the last two human beings on Earth. These stories will tackle your climate anxieties head on, and bring you relief, hope, and understanding of our situation in the process. Developed in New York by artists and environmental scientists, this work is ushering in a new stage of enlightenment about the existential truth of the climate crisis.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices