23:00, Tue 30th October – Sat 3rd November 2007 at ADC Theatre
Michaelmas Week 4
"The tale of the impossible. A house with its own soul. A death. A resurrection. A moor’s pestilential environment. A house that outwardly manifests the crumbling nature of Roderick’s inner decay."
A hypnotizing new production of Steven Berkoff’s extraordinary adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s, “febrile fantastical story that served as an occult tale for our voices and senses, to find their expression through”. Physical theatre pushed to the limits, a deeply chilling soundtrack and haunting film images combine to create a late night gothic spectacle.
Incest, catalepsy, premature burial, and mental disorder, “no, not madness. More an ability to see beyond madness… May I tell you something, may I? One step nearer the light and you have genius. One step nearer the dark and you have madness. Between the two is an indefinable region”. May I tell you something……?