23:00, Mon 28th – Tue 29th November 2022 at ADC Theatre
Michaelmas Week 8
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Scary Old World is a sci-fi sketch show set in a drowned world, on a mysterious cruise ship, in the pits of existential despair. It draws on social satire, Ballardian dystopia and so on. It will be sometimes dark, sometimes absurd, sometimes satirical, but all of it will firmly ensconced within sci fi comedy.
It will also - shock horror - tell a narrative across its different sketches. A ship sails through the sea... but wither? One person remembers there being a time before this ship, but what was it? Watch as our protagonist scales the whole seedy social hierarchy of this little ship in their quest for the truth. If, indeed, true truth can ever be revealed...