If I Die on Mars

Theatre (new writing, science)

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  • 17:05
  • Aug 24
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Queen Mary Theatre Company
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, Scenes 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 1 year

Description

The final 24 candidates for the Mars Mission Programme have been observed for a month by the public in a reality TV show designed to choose the final four. The public have voted and the candidates are about to be sent off to Mars with no hope of return... as soon as the final confirmation is granted. Five random citizens must agree unanimously that these astronauts’ lives are worth risking for the greater good of scientific discovery. But what happens when one of the jurors doesn’t want the mission to go ahead?

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Up a ramp into the building then level access into the theatre.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Stuart Atha 62 days ago

Fascinating concept, exceptional play, convincing acting. A 5-star performance by the 5 stars.

Dee 63 days ago

This is a skilful piece of theatre, beautifully performed and pertinent.

Nilgun Marshall 67 days ago

This was a great play. Really interesting content thought provoking especially as fact based. Great acting by ALL the cast but particularly stand out performance by Peter Smart. Would thoroughly recommend this play.

Nick Humby 68 days ago

This play makes you think about what it would take to undertake a one-way trip to Mars over 240 days and the impact on family and friends. Is it enough to be remembered as the first to make the Trip? As someone says 10 died before the Moon Landing, that must be why they called it Apollo 11! It also raises the debate of would it not be better to spend the money on saving (terraforming) the Earth rather than flying to Mars? Are those aspiring to join the mission Lunatics (of the Moon?) or is it Suicide?
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British Theatre Guide (3/5 stars) 60 days ago

The settlement of the nearest planet to Earth has been the stuff of science fiction for over a century, but in the last 20 years the possibilities for science to allow humans to walk on Mars have become teasingly real. With that in mind, Queen Mary Theatre Company has constructed...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 66 days ago

An impressive piece of theatre...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 66 days ago

Discusses big ethical issues in a lively, engaging manner...

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