UKTW - 25 years online
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Them! is a visionary new multi-media performance event from Stewart Laing and long-term collaborator Pamela Carter tackling the nebulous nature of identity in a changing world. In a performance propelled by music, television, film, and dynamic theatre-making, expectations will be subverted from beginning to end. Them! brings the audience onto the set of a live TV chat show. The lights are up, cameras are rolling, the host meets their guest, and the house band perform. A celebrated Scottish theatre-maker appears on the couch promoting his new Glasgow-set remake of Them!, the seminal 1950s creature-feature. But everything begins to change, and as the scene shifts from the TV studio to a crowded club night at the end of the world, the audience see race, class, and cultural identity come to the fore. A diverse cast of performers will take to the chat show stage in the roles of host and interviewees. Each of the performer's unique characteristics contribute to a compelling narrative about the nature of identity and what makes us who we are.

Performers Kiruna Stamell, Rosina Bonsu, Ross Mann, Zachary Hing.
Author Pamela Carter. Company National Theatre of Scotland. Director Stewart Laing. Director Eve Nicol (associate director). Design Stewart Laing. Design Nick Miller. Lighting Zerlina Hughes. Sound Fiona Johnston. Other Anna Chaney (video production). Choreographer Natali McCleary. Music Carla J Easton.


Them! (Performance) production archive for QTIX code T01004616834. Details of all Them! archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01773112175

Archive Listings

27 Jun 19
6 Jul 19
The Tramway

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