Tales from a Sea Journey



Friday 21 September 2012 Download Calendar


Spellbinding stories from the world’s saltiest stage…

In November 2009, eight performers from award winning theatre company New International Encounter (NIE) embarked on a 3500 mile voyage across the Atlantic Ocean from France to Guadeloupe aboard a cargo ship.

With the help of Icelandic novelist, poet and Björk lyricist Sjón, their experiences on the voyage are delicately intertwined with seafaring tales from around the world. NIE return to the Drum Theatre after the success of My Life with the Dogs in 2009, combining their trademark mix of storytelling, physical theatre, live music, multiple languages and a European ensemble to create this lyrical and funny theatre show.

‘This exceptional ensemble combines highly physical acting and wonderfully integrated live music’ The Daily Telegraph on The End of Everything Ever