Presented by D A R K F I E L D

We will not prey upon the paranoid, the bereaved, the credulous, the wide-eyed, the weak or the inbred... in return we ask you proceed with an open-mind

Séance is an entertainment only and we cannot hold the medium responsible for the outcome

‘The most important thing in this world is the destruction of superstition. Superstition interferes with the happiness of mankind. Superstition is a terrible serpent, reaching in frightful coils from heaven to earth and thrusting its poisoned fangs into the hearts of men. While I live, I am going to do what little I can for the destruction of this monster’ - Robert Green Ingersoll (1886)

Séance is the third collaboration between David Rosenberg and Glen Neath, the first in their ongoing D A R K F I E L D venture. Sited in a shipping container, Séance is a 15 minute presentation in complete darkness

Set Realisation:  George Tomlinson

Mexican version, La Sesión, translated by Esteban Garza

Cast (preview): Angela Clerkin and David Rosenberg

Thanks to: Phoebe Hitt, Ewa Owsiak, Georgina Thomas

Cast: Tom Lyall

Thanks to: Isobel Algar, Taragh Bissett, Melissa Chambers, Alexandra Donnachie, Caroline Gray, Sigrun Gudmundsdottir, Dani Jacobs, Stanley Lin, Beverley Matthews, Manna Mostaghim, Alexander Mugnaioni, Lydia O’Sullivan, Helen Paszyn, Siria Rutstein, Becky-Dee Trevenen, Emily Walters, Charlie Vickers-Willis, Aidan Yorath

Cast (Mexican language premiere): Eduardo Arcelus

Thanks to: Anna Alvarez, Neus Cáceres, Valeria Giusti, Dayana Tellerias, Alejandra Pareira, Dolores Reynals, Mario Ruiz, Sahba Saberian

Photo by Fiona Blyth

Upcoming performances:

Monterrey, Mexico (Mexican language premiere), 21 November 2018 -

Previous performances:

Preview: Derelict Festival, Preston Flag Market, 11-16 April 2016

Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold, Sussex, 14-17 July 2016

The Future Laboratory Global Futures Forum, Shoreditch Town Hall, 12 October 2016 globalfuturesforum

Birmingham REP Centenary Square, 18-29 October 2016

Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2-26 August 2017

Warwick Castle, 21-31 October 2017

Jubilee Square, Brighton, 27-29 October 2017

Fed Square, Melbourne, Australia, 26 October - 12 November

The Rocks, Sydney, Australia, 22 November - 10 December 2017

Elizabeth Quay, Perth, Australia, 19 January - 10 February 2018

Garden of Unearthly Delights, Adelaide, Australia, 15 February - 19 March 2018

Dartington, Totnes, Devon, 28 February - 5 March 2018

Almeida Theatre, London, 3-6 April 2018

Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Australia, 11 July - 29 August 2018

Brisbane Festival, Australia, 8-29 September 2018

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, 3-8 October 2018

Theatre Deli, Sheffield, 10-16 October 2018

Manchester Royal Exchange, 19-31 October 2018

Warwick Castle, 20 October - 4 November 2018

Geelong, Australia, 25 October - 4 November 2018

Click here for reviews

Click here for trailer by Susanne Dietz

Click here for WIRED article ‘You can watch this play in the dark - just don’t forget to wear headphones’

Click here for ‘Into the darkness: an interview with Glen Neath’ by Edwina McEachran

Commissioned by Latitude Festival & Derelict. Funded by Arts Council England

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