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We're celebrating 25 years of Taking Part with a joyous season of work created with our local communities. Find out more.

Further than the Furthest Thing, From 9th March to 29th April 2023. A blue-hued side view of a woman with curly hair looking up, with an overlaid image of a person in a boat rowing towards an island.
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Further than the Furthest Thing

Written by Zinnie Harris
Directed by Jennifer Tang

Mon - Sat, 7.30pm
Wed & Sat matinees, 2.30pm

Previews: Thu 9 - Wed 15 Mar

Main House

"Surprise is as come from the H‘outside world”

On a remote volcanic island in the middle of the Atlantic, a community has lived undisturbed for centuries, defying the swirling currents of modernity and capitalism. Cut off and exposed to the elements, their survival has created a complex bind with their land. But when one of the inhabitants brings an outsider to the island, their way of life is changed forever.

Based on real events on the island of Tristan da Cunha, Jennifer Tang’s visionary interpretation of Zinnie Harris’s Award-winning modern classic is a story of a community haunted by its past and under threat from a modern world in crisis.

  • Show Warnings

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    This show contains strong language, themes of climate displacement and xenophobia, and depictions of pregnancy and infant homicide. The show contains references to sexual violence, mental illness, death and implied suicide, and has moments of loud music.

The Genesis Fellowship is a two-year full-time position within the Young Vic team, offering a freelance director or theatre maker the opportunity to contribute creatively and strategically to a major arts organisation while exploring their practice by making work for our stages. The Genesis Fellowship is made possible by the Genesis Foundation.
Jennifer Tang is the 2021-22 Genesis Fellow / Associate Director. Further than the Furthest Thing is the culmination of Jennifer’s Genesis Fellowship.
 
Artwork concept by Emilie Chen

 

Writer Zinnie Harris
Director Jennifer Tang
Designer Soutra Gilmour
Lighting Designer Prema Mehta
Sound Designer George Dennis
Composer Ruth Chan
Musical Director Michael Henry
Movement Director Ingrid Mackinnon
Voice and Dialect Coach Emma Woodvine
Illusions Designer John Bulleid
Casting Director Charlotte Sutton CDG

Cast and further creatives to be announced

BSL Performance: Fri 31 Mar, 7:30pm
Relaxed Performance: Wed 5 Apr, 7.30pm and Sat 8 Apr, 2.30pm
Audio Described Performance: Tue 11 Apr, 7.30pm
Captioned Performance: Thu 13 Apr, 7.30pm

BSL Interpreter Jacqui Beckford
Audio Described by Eleanor Margolies
Captioned by Miranda Yates

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