Two performers, a mini trampoline and a 1000 piece puzzle.
Leah and Sophie have been together, here, for a long time. They are happy here. But there’s a problem. There’s a massive f**king problem and soon they’re going to have to talk about it.
The award-winning Antler return with a playful, intimate dissection of a relationship teetering on the edge of collapse.
Exploring the impossibility of relationships, our inability to understand one another, and the lands we isolate ourselves on, this is an absurd tragi-comedy for our times.
Antler are an associate company at the Bush. Winner of the IdeasTap Underbelly Award, winner of Pulse Festival Suitcase Prize, nominated for The Stage Best Ensemble Award, and winner of Best Short Fiction at BFI Future Film Festival, Antler have transferred shows to The Bush, Soho Theatre and toured the UK.
★★★★½ “The mood changes induced during this performance are extraordinary… A beautiful jigsaw puzzle of a play.” – The Greater Manchester Reviewer
“An interesting, if unconventional, piece of theatre… The performances of both [Leah] Brotherhead and [Sophie] Steer are fantastic… There are some very funny moments. A solid piece of theatre and entertaining to boot.” – Reviewer Number 9
“An interesting dissection of relationships and how people can be selfishly stuck in their old world… Uncomfortably funny in a very clever way.” – Mancunion
“Continually surprising and diverting and occasionally shocking.” – British Theatre Guide
“Lands is a well-balanced, original and timely reminder that life’s ebb and flow is always a riddle.” – Stage Talk Magazine
“Entertaining, devastating… Lands is unlike anything I’ve seen at the Fringe.” – Exeunt
“Incisive, tender, tough and heartbreaking… Definitely enormously recommended.” – Postcards From the Gods
“Expected to be taken on a surprising rollercoaster of emotions, from belly-laughs to anguish.” – To Do List London
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