The Paper Man

From Monday 14th May 2018 to Saturday 19th May 2018

Improbable: The Paper Man

Monday 14 – Saturday 19 May, 7.30pm every day, plus 2.30pm on Wednesday 16 & Saturday 19 May: Norwich Puppet Theatre

 

World Premiere

Created by Vera Chok, Sophia Clist, Colin Grenfell, Steve Harper, Jess Mabel Jones, Anna-Maria Nabiyre, Adrienne Quartly, Lee Simpson and Steve Tiplady

 

What do we do when fascism comes to town?

 

In 1938, Austrian football star Matthias Sindelar humiliated the Nazi regime by refusing to throw a match. A few months later he was dead. Accident, suicide or execution? Inspirational little guy or yet another man and his ego? Who cares?

 

Middle-aged, white British, football addict-inrecovery, Lee Simpson wants answers. He hires some women to make a show about football, Nazis, and our future.

 

In a paper world of light and shadow, violence and dance, four performers work together on what sets them apart.

 

Founded 21 years ago, Improbable are firmly established as one of the UK’s most innovative and acclaimed theatre companies.

 

‘one of the brilliant faces of British Theatre’ The Observer

 

Recommended age 14+

 

Tickets £15, £18 (£10, £12 Previews)

 

A Norfolk & Norwich Festival and La Strada, Graz co-commission; co-produced by Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Improbable.

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Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich, NR3 1TN

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