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Translunar Paradise at The Point

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by Thom S (subscribe)
Aussie writer living in Southampton
A love story to last a lifetime
Translunar Paradise is back touring the UK, 7 years after the show first premiered. This endearing and emotive performance expresses an entire lifetime of love without anyone on stage uttering a word. Translunar Paradise will be at The Point Eastleigh on Thursday 22nd February 2018 for a single 7:30pm show.

This is the story of William, a widower who is not ready to deal with the grief of losing his wife and true love. Instead, he retreats into his memories, entering a fantasy world that allows him to relive every moment they spent together throughout their lifetimes. In these fantasies he is joined by his wife, Rose, who helps him to let go and move forward out of his pain.

George Mann and Deborah Pugh play the roles of William and Rose. Armed with handheld face masks (created by Victoria Beaton, a sculptor at Madame Tussaud's), the pair are able to move seamlessly from present day through their early memories; they switch between the elderly couple and the youthful lovers and back and forth between fantasy and reality. They revisit William and Rose's entire relationship, every moment acted wordlessly using expressive movements and interactions.

Translunar Paradise is presented by Theatre Ad Infinitum, an ensemble theatre company based in Bristol. Their productions have a large focus on the body and movement, using these both as integral storytelling tools.

Tickets are £13.00 full price, £11.00 for over 60s, students and children under 16 years. Tickets are available online or by contacting the box office on 023 8065 2333.

Remaining Translunar Paradise Tour Dates

21 Feb | Cambridge Junction, 7.30pm
Clifton Way, Cambridge
Book online or by phone: 01223 511511

2 Feb | The Point, Eastleigh, 7.30PM
Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire
Book online or by phone: 023 8065 2333

24 Feb | Tolmen Centre, Cornwall, 7.30pm
Fore Street, Constantine, Falmouth
Book online or by phone: 01326 341353

26 Feb | Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, 8pm
Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter
Book online or by phone: 01392 667080

27 – 28 Feb | Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 7.45pm
University of Warwick, Coventry
Book online or by phone: 024 7652 4524

1 Mar | Corn Exchange Newbury, 7.45pm
Market Pl, Newbury, West Berkshire
Book online or by phone: 0845 5218 218

2 – 3 Mar | The North Wall, Oxford, 8pm
South Parade, Oxford
Book online or by phone: 01865 319450
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Why? An emotional and evocative love story
When: Thursday February 22nd, 7:30pm
Phone: 023 8065 2333
Where: The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh
Cost: Tickets £13 or Â11 for concessions
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