Silent Faces presents

A Clown Show About Rain

It makes sense to take an umbrella out when rain’s coming, but some things can’t be forecast like the weather.

Forth, Cromarty and Dogger are all at sea; the storm strikes, the rain lashes down, strong winds have turned their umbrellas inside out. They’re trying to keep warm and dry, but their raincoats have shrunk in the wash.

In a world where we’re expected to be equipped for everything, what happens when our mental resilience falls short?

In this dazzling look at the unpredictable nature of our mental health, Silent Faces see what it is to try to battle the elements when your weatherproofing is failing.

A physical comedy with clowning and dance-theatre, because sometimes words aren’t enough.

★★★★ “Comic and compelling.” – The Stage on Follow Suit

★★★★ “A topical message, but one that’s delivered with a punch as well as a smile.” – The Scotsman on Follow Suit

★★★★★ “Hilarious and perfectly timed.” – Everything Theatre on Follow Suit 

★★★★★ “A testament to just how creative and innovative the very best of theatre can be” – London Theatre 1 on Follow Suit

Want to know more about Silent Faces?

Silent Faces formed at Goldsmiths College in 2016. As an integrated company of disabled and non-disabled artists, they are fascinated by and seek to explore this unique collaboration in their work. Employing their unique style of high-concept, metaphorical, playful theatre, they push the boundaries of clown and physical theatre in a contemporary political context.

  • Running time 1 hr (no interval)
  • £5 all tickets