Tank

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Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - Saturday, 15 April 2017
Bikeshed Theatre
Theatre

Developed as part of a residency at The Bike Shed Theatre whilst performing The Beanfield, Breach Theatre’s Tank went onto receive critical acclaim and a Fringe First Award in 2016.

In 1965, an American scientist lived with a dolphin for ten weeks to try and teach him to speak English – part of a NASA-funded research project into human-animal communication. Condemned by the wider scientific community as an elaborate circus trick, Margaret’s lessons with Peter remain a controversial episode in the space race between the two Cold War superpowers.

Inspired by the Dolphin House experiments, Breach’s Fringe First Award-winning Tank rips this history apart to explore the difficulties of bridging cultural divides, the politics behind the stories we tell, and what happens when you inject a dolphin with LSD.

‘Cleverly pitched, often comic.’
★★★★ THE GUARDIAN

‘Wow, is all I can say.’
★★★★ THE TIMES

‘Funny, dark, and strangely dreamy’
★★★★ TIME OUT.

Tickets: £8-£12