Touching The Void




Following its sell-out world-premiere in 2018, Tom Morris most accomplished project since War Horse (The Telegraph) returns to Bristol for one final week this spring.

What happens when you look death squarely in the face and how do you find the strength to crawl back towards life?

Joe Simpsons best-selling memoir, turned BAFTA-winning film, charts his struggle for survival in the Andes in 1985. The heart of the story is Joe Simpsons mental battle as he teeters on the brink of death and despair in a crevasse from which he cant possibly climb to safety.

Alongside this is the appalling dilemma of Simon Yates, perched on an unstable snow-cliff, battered by freezing winds and desperate to rescue his injured climbing partner who hangs from a rope below him.

' The obstacle of reaching the heights at the start of a new theatre era has been triumphantly surmounted' The Guardian

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