Touching The Void


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Based on the book by Joe Simpson
Adapted by David Greig
Directed by Tom Morris

What happens when you look death squarely in the face and how do you find the strength to crawl back towards life?

Joe Simpson’s best-selling memoir, turned BAFTA‑winning film, charts his struggle for survival in the Andes in 1985.

The heart of the story is Joe’s mental battle as he teeters on the brink of death and despair in a crevasse from which he can’t possibly climb to safety. Alongside this is the appalling dilemma of Simon Yates, perched on an unstable snow-cliff, battered by freezing winds and desperate to rescue his injured climbing partner who hangs from a rope below him.

Tom Morris (The Grinning Man, Swallows & Amazons) directs the first stage adaptation of this nail-biting adventure by award-winning writer and Artistic Director of The Lyceum, David Greig (The Events, The Suppliant Women).

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Tue
09
Oct 18
to
Sat
20
Oct 18
Venue: Royal
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