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Caitlin

Caitlin
Light, Ladd & Emberton

WINNER - Best Dance Production, Wales Theatre Awards 2015 Caitlin was the wife of poet Dylan Thomas. In 1973 Caitlin started attending Alcoholics Anonymous. The audience sits with Caitlin in the circle of chairs as she revisits her tempestuous life with Dylan, and the unoccupied chairs becoming part of the action in this physical and powerful duet. The audience are placed at the heart of action and are witness to Caitlin's recounting of a relationship that was fuelled by love, addiction, jealousy and infidelity. The work is brutal and tender, physically powerful and at times grotesque. Directed by Deborah Light Devised with and performed by Eddie Ladd and Gwyn Emberton Soundscore by Thighpaulsandra Sound by Siôn Orgon Costume by Neil Davies Images by Warren Orchard “It is a wonderful, movingly truthful ending to a peerless and revelatory performance.” Cath Barton, Wales Arts Review “It is terse, intricate and, at times, frightening with the interaction between Ladd and Emberton capturing the relationship in a way that so many drama biopics fail…a multi-textured roller-coaster of humour and pathos, sexuality and innocence, violence and interdependency.” Mike Smith, Western Mail and Theatre in Wales “This show defied anyone from not being captivated, totally engrossed and at times shocked with its veracity.” Wales Theatre Awards 2015 CAITLIN can be performed up to twice in one day and we can make available workshops and talks if required.

ABOUT THE PERFORMER

'Caitlin' a new dance production directed by Deborah Light, devised with and performed by Eddie Ladd & Gwyn Emberton. Sound by Sion Orgon & Thighpaulsandra

VENUE ACCESSIBILITY

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Designated Parking
  • Level Entrance
  • Ramped Entrance
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome