Live at the Duke of York's Theatre
Tom Morris’ most-accomplished project since the critically acclaimed War Horse, will be heading to the Duke of York’s Theatre.
Touching the Void is based on the internationally best-selling memoir and the adapted BAFTA-winning film by Joe Simpson and adapted by David Greig. The story is about the mental battle Simpson faced when fighting for survival in the Andes in 1985. He finds himself unable to climb to safety from a crevasse, he finds himself physically and mentally trapped as he toes the line of life and death. The tragic ordeal was met with a terrible dilemma, his safety is furthered threatened as he is perched on an unsteady snow-cliff in high winds.
He tries desperately to save his climbing partner who is hanging below, he knows the risks, but he has to make a perilous decision to cut the rope which changes their lives forever.
Touching the Void is brought to life by Bristol Old Vic Artistic Director, Tom Morris (War Horse, The Grinning Man), and the Artistic Director from Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, David Greig, who lends his award-winning writing skills tot the first stage adaption of Simpson’s story.
Casting to be announced.
To be announced.
★★★★★ THE TIMES - "Tom Morris Directs with the impeccable timing of a thriller."
★★★★★ THE GUARDIAN - "Thrilling, chilling drama."
★★★★★ THE TELEGRAPH - "Nail-biting. You feel as if you've been to the ends of the earth without moving from your seat."