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2013: Dragon


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2013: Dragon


Vox Motus, the National Theatre of Scotland and Tianjin People's Arts Theatre  present the world premiere of DRAGON.

Tommy can’t sleep. He hasn’t been able to since his mum died a year ago. Since then, life has gone from bad to worse. His dad is grief-stricken, his big sister ignores him and he’s become the target for the school bully. Then one restless night, Tommy goes to the window, throws back the curtain and…

…a dragon is looking at him. Straight in the eye. 

An extraordinary visual story told without words, featuring puppetry, illusion and original music.

A show for adults, teenagers and children with vivid imaginations.

Recommended for 9 years +
The show is completely accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

 

Tour Dates

Tour Dates

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2013: SLICK


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2013: SLICK


Reviews

***** Irish Examiner      ***** The British Theatre Guide      **** The Scotsman

**** The Metro      **** The Times      **** Timeout

**** The Herald      **** Financial Times      **** Onstage Scotland

...it’s the performances from a superb ensemble cast and the sheer inventiveness of the staging that takes the breath away
— The Metro
What Slick has by the oily bucketload... is a faultless, fast-paced, brilliant sense of style, and of how to create a cutting-edge comic-strip show for theatre
— The Scotsman
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2012: THE INFAMOUS BROTHERS DAVENPORT


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2012: THE INFAMOUS BROTHERS DAVENPORT


Reviews

**** The Guardian

**** The Herald

**** The Evening News

 

It’s ambitious, it’s spectacular, it’s incredibly rich in theatrical texture
— The Scotsman
Vox Motus have created a spine-tinglingly serious treatise on what the imagination might be capable of if oly we let our demons out
— The Herald
Yes the magic tricks employed to suggest the presence of spirit entities are clever, but not half as clever as the script, or the performances of this talented cast
— Evening News
The show dazzles and delights
— The Guardian
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2010: THE NOT-SO-FATAL DEATH OF GRANDPA FREDO


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2010: THE NOT-SO-FATAL DEATH OF GRANDPA FREDO


Reviews

**** The Scotsman

**** The Herald

**** The List

**** The Metro

**** The Skinny

**** The Stage

 

 

slickly acted and wickedly funny
— The Guardian
Again and again, it astonishes and entertains with its technical ability ... a beautifully unnusual piece of comic theatre
— The Sunday Herald
multi-talented cast
— The Scotsman
an over-the-top live action cartoon that relishes theatricality
— Onstage Scotland
An absolute delight from start to finish
— The Stage
magnificently inventive
— The Herald
put it on your festival ‘to-do’s
— The List
If the Fringe gave out an award for the most ingenious design then Vox Motus would win hands down
— The Metro
This one will warm your heart
— The Skinny
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2009: Bright Black


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2009: Bright Black


Reviews

**** The Scotsman

**** The Herald

 

this beautifully concentrated show reveals a real sensitivity to the phases of grief
— Joyce McMillan, Scotsman
rarely has a prop been so elegantly and arrestingly used
— Elliot Ross, The List
This is a beautifully realised construction about loss and healing
— Neil Cooper, Herald
A technical and emotional triumph by a company who successfully use innovative ideas to explore complex issues
— Thom Dibdin, The Stage
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2008: SLICK


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2008: SLICK


Awards

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CRITICS AWARD
FOR THEATRE IN SCOTLAND
WINNER

 

Reviews

***** Irish Examiner

**** The Scotsman

**** The Metro

**** The Times

 

...it’s the performances from a superb ensemble cast and the sheer inventiveness of the staging that takes the breath away
— The Metro
What Slick has by the oily bucketload... is a faultless, fast-paced, brilliant sense of style, and of how to create a cutting-edge comic-strip show for theatre
— The Scotsman
the technical virtuosity in Slick is breathtaking
— Irish Examiner