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Tobacco Road

1st Aug 2018 - 27th Aug 2018

Upstairs - Pleasance Courtyard

3:15pm

Suitable for ages 14 and above

Overview

Important information:

Strong language and strobe lighting is used in this performance

Following their sell out 'All Quiet On The Western Front', Greenwich Partnership Award winners Incognito return with their explosive physical style to tell the story of five resourceful young men and women attempting to carve out a place in the murky underworld of 1920's London.

In the wake of the Great War, can they find the fame and wealth they crave or will their desperate need to belong lead to disastrous consequences?

 

For All Quiet On The Western Front:

★★★★★ Three Weeks

★★★★★ British Theatre Guide

★★★★★ Thespis 

★★★★★ Fringe Review

★★★★ The Scotsman

★★★★ The 730 Review 

 

A company borne of the staggering young talent of Young Pleasance, Incognito Theatre Company first burst onto the Fringe in 2014 with their dazzlingly inventive adaptation of Government Inspector. Following their sell-out, five-star adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray in 2015 this “immensely talented ensemble” [Fest] used their striking physical theatre techniques to bring Remarque’s masterpiece, All Quiet On The Western Front, to the stage with vivid intensity. Poetic, expressionistic and infused with unrelenting energy this adaptation told Remarque’s tragic tale of manipulated youth and global bloodshed. They now embark on a new challenge, original writing, and inspired by Peaky Blinders, Brighton Rock, Alice Diamond and real life events the company will bring the greasy and gritty 1920's London underworld to the Edinburgh stage.  

 

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

"Enthralling, moving and fundamentally, beautifully human"
5 stars
Three Weeks for All Quiet On The Western Front
“Skilfully directed by Roberta Zuric, this production should be at the very top of your must-see list and richly deserved the standing ovation… Kill for a ticket.”
5 stars
British Theatre Guide for All Quiet On The Western Front
"Telling and relevant"
5 stars
Fringe Review for All Quiet On The Western Front
"Easily one of the best shows of the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe"
5 stars
Thespis for All Quiet On The Western Front
“The Incognito cast may be small but they make a big impression.. Different class”
4 stars
The Scotsman for All Quiet On The Western Front
“The sheer synchronisation with which this company moves is a marvel in itself”
4 stars
The 730 Review for All Quiet On The Western Front

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