Ciarán Taylor : The Flood

Close your eyes as the inventive Carpet Theatre brings you a fascinating play in the dark, where live music, sound effects and smells swirl around you. It’s the floods of 2011. David, an old sailor with failing sight, mops a leak in his kitchen all night. His family are out of reach and the Council are too busy to help. As the rain pours and the waters rise, a lifetime of memories flows through his head. Struggling to keep mind and body together, can he weather the storm and plot his course to a new dawn?

Performed by Crazy Dog Audio Theatre veteran Roger Gregg and actor Karl Quinn, using the props of old fashioned radio drama. Suitable for audience with sight loss. Optional blindfolds provided.

‘Inventive, clever, mischievous and funny ….fabulous experience’

‘Because I couldn’t see… I felt as if I was there’ Audience responses

‘devised theatre at its best’ Irish Examiner on Carpet Theatre

Tour Dates and Box Offices:

19 April – Droichead Arts Centre 041- 983 3946
24 April – Dunamaise Arts Centre 057- 866 3355
25 April – Wexford Arts Centre 053- 912 3764
26 April – Riverbank Arts Centre 045- 44 8327
27 April – Backstage Theatre, Longford 043- 334 7888
28-29 April – Civic Theatre, Tallaght 01- 462 7477
5-6 May – Granary Theatre, Cork 021- 490 4275

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