Nation

Theatre (contemporary, storytelling)

  • ROUNDABOUT @ Summerhall - ROUNDABOUT
  • 10:30
  • Aug 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: YESYESNONO
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience participation, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
    Relaxed Performance
    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
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

'Here we all are... sat together in one room. One room. One audience. One… beautiful nation'. From the creator of We Were Promised Honey! and Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist comes a new experiment in storytelling. It’s the story of a nation. It’s the story of a theatre. It’s the story of an audience. Outside there are people trying to get in. And in the middle of the room… apparently a show is taking place. ‘YESYESNONO make shows that feel completely different to anybody else’ (Exeunt). Off West End Award finalist, 2022. Best Production, Total Theatre Award.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
    Relaxed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Once in the Courtyard, standing facing the Royal Dick pub take the alleyway to the left. Roundabout is the Yellow Tent in front of you. Permanent ramp to access Courtyard. Performance space is on Ground Floor
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


Captioned performances

  • Dates: 7 August, 8 August, 9 August, 10 August, 11 August, 12 August, 14 August, 15 August, 16 August, 17 August, 18 August, 19 August, 21 August, 22 August, 24 August, 23 August, 25 August, 26 August, 5 August
  • Type: Closed (Tablet)
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

Relaxed performances

  • Dates: 1 August, 2 August, 3 August, 10 August, 9 August, 8 August, 7 August, 5 August, 4 August, 11 August, 12 August, 14 August, 15 August, 16 August, 17 August, 24 August, 23 August, 22 August, 21 August, 19 August, 26 August, 25 August, 18 August
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team for more information or to discuss any accessibility requirements.
  • Character Introduction Details
  • Additional information: Information not supplied

Be aware that this show features:

  • Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
  • Performer goes into audience area
  • Total Audience Black Out
  • Permission to move around and make noise
  • Permission to engage with performer
  • Show guide or synopsis or character list

Show does not feature:

  • Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
  • Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
  • Distinctive smells
  • Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
  • Latex balloons
  • Characters expressing anger
  • Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
  • Audience required to walk around
  • Audience required to undertake directed movement
  • Audience invited on stage
  • An intermission
  • Audience chill out area

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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Dates, Times and Prices