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Heart of Darkness archiveJoin Marlow on the deck of his steamboat, as he recounts the story of his traumatic journey down the Congo River deep into the dark, greedy heart of European colonialism. Stripped back to the essentials - one man, the objects around him and his story - this adaptation draws out the intensely personal narrative in Conrad's tale. A voyage through Marlow's fractured memories of his confrontation with the darkest truths of his society, a confrontation that led him to the very edge of his sanity.

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Author: Joseph Conrad
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Archive listings for Heart of Darkness

Work type: Play.

T1968029276

Producer Imitating the Dog (in association with Marche Teatro and CAST). Adapted by Andrew Quick. Adapted by Pete Brooks. Director Andrew Quick. Director Pete Brooks. Design Simon Wainwright (production and video). Design Laura Hopkins. Lighting Andrew Crofts. Music Jeremy Peyton-Jones. Costume Reggie Doherty (assistant).
8 May 19 to 11 May 19Belgrade Theatre, Coventry :: V153
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1 May 19 to 4 May 19Liverpool Playhouse, Liverpool :: V536
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16 Apr 19 to 18 Apr 19The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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12 Apr 19 to 13 Apr 19New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
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9 Apr 19 to 10 Apr 19Theatre Royal, York :: V954
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2 Apr 19 to 3 Apr 19Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V568
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26 Mar 19 to 30 Mar 19The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick :: V7
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19 Mar 19 to 23 Mar 19The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
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7 Mar 19 to 9 Mar 19The Tron, Glasgow :: V622
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5 Mar 19 to 6 Mar 19Cast, Doncaster :: V1545109680
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20 Nov 18 to 24 Nov 18Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
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16 Nov 18 to 17 Nov 18Arts Centre, Aberystwyth :: V817
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T1005458171

Adapted by Andrew Quick. Adapted by Pete Brooks. Director Andrew Quick. Director Pete Brooks. Design Simkon Wainwright (projection and video). Design Laura Hopkins. Lighting Andrew Crofts. Music Jeremy Peyton-Jones. Costume Reggie Doherty (assistant). Performer Laura Atherton (Ensemble). Performer Msimisi Diamini (Ensemble). Performer Keicha Greenidge (Ensemble). Performer Morven Macbeth (Ensemble). Performer Matt Prendergast (Ensemble).
1 May 19 to 4 May 19Everyman & Playhouse, Liverpool :: V535
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T1646589946

Stripped back to the essentials - one man, the objects around him and his story - this adaptation draws out an intensely personal voyage from Conrad's beautiful prose. It is a voyage back through Marlow's fractured memories of his confrontation with the darkest truths of his society, a confrontation that led him to the very edge of his sanity. It is a voyage that throws up issues of race, memory and agency that still resonate today.Adapted by George Johnston (after Joseph Conrad). Director Madeleine Skipsey. Performer Guy Clark.
3 Apr 17 to 8 Apr 17OSO Arts Centre (formerly the Old Sorting Office), Outer London :: V0964976130
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2 Mar 17 to 8 Mar 17Omnibus Theatre, Outer London :: V01534560440
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T909352983

The producers of A Bucket Rider (2005) and Utah Blue (2008) present a thrilling interpretation of Joseph Conrad’s seminal novel which tells of a journey beneath the skin of colonial madness: to wipe out frightful wrongs, perform deeds of high surprise and further the cause of progress. The show features an extraordinary, specially commissioned soundtrack from Branwen Munn aka Somatik (collaborator with 4Hero and Talvin Singh).Company Give it a Name. Director James Williams. Design Ryan Andrews. Performer Mary Drummond. Performer Matthew Wright. Performer John Norton. Performer Dean Rehman. Performer Sule Rimi.
10 Feb 10 to 20 Feb 10Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff :: V827
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T0190101898

A new adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1902 novel.Company Teatre Biuro Podrozy.
25 Jul 07 to 3 Aug 07National Theatre, West End :: V400
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T78347764

Troy Webb adapts and performs this new, exciting and inquisitive adaptation of Joseph Conrad's masterpiece, The Heart of Darkness, taking us far into the jungles and Kurtz's world with Youth's music providing an atmospheric backdrop to this well-known tale.Adapted by Troy Webb. Director Troy Webb.
3 Aug 04 to 22 Aug 04Old Red Lion, Inner London :: V216
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T471750047

Adapted by James Auden. Performer James Auden. Director Stamatios Mesimeris.
26 Mar 00Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
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21 Mar 00 to 26 Mar 00Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
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T01179393796

Company Factional Theatre. Director Mariela Stevenson. Design Richard Pierce. Lighting Kai Fischer. Music Giles Lamb. Performer Graham Vernall. Performer Charlie Donnelly. Performer Beth Marshall. Performer Lynne Livingstone. Performer Patricia Mullin. Performer Seton During. Performer John McQuiston. Performer Bill Allen. Performer James Bruce.
24 Mar 98 to 28 Mar 98The Arches, Glasgow :: V618
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Other listings

10 Aug 98 to 15 Aug 98The Hen and Chickens Theatre, Inner London :: V234
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