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The Great Escape

presented by Adhok

Adhock, The Great Escape, image credit Vincent Muteau.

What does it mean to grow old?

Seven actors aged between 60 and 75 offer a poetic and fun promenade performance of theatre and dance, challenging our perception of old age, the fears it carries and the treasures it hides.

In the space of a century, life expectancy has been extended by 30 years. But, beyond biological markers, what does it actually mean to be old?

Follow the escapees on their journey as they reconnect with the world around them and put the spotlight on ageing in our modern society.

"This show tells the tale of life. We all have to die, that's how it is. So you have to enjoy the good times as well as the bad ones." Yvette, retirement home resident.  

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Date:
Sat 31 Aug, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Sat 31 Aug, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Sun 1 Sep, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Sun 1 Sep, 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Map Ref 20: Starts at Humber Street, Fruit Market

Type:
This is a FREE event.

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