After the success of its critically acclaimed international hit The Nature of Forgetting, Theatre Re returns with a powerful, poignant and uplifting visual theatre piece exploring the bond between three generations of women, their shared loss, and the strength they discover in each other.

Emily is eight months pregnant when she reads her grandmother's journal. As she delves into her family history her sense of reality shifts, unveiling a legacy of unspoken tragedies and unconditional love.

Established in 2009, Theatre Re is an internationally acclaimed ensemble creating thought provoking live performances. The company examines fragile human conditions in a compelling, physical style embracing mime, theatre and live music.


Theatre Re

Formed in 2009, Theatre Re is an international theatre company creating physical and emotional work on the edge of mime and theatre. The company is based in London and has toured work in Edinburgh, London, Dublin, Avignon, Paris, and Lyon. Corporeal mime, described as “making the invisible visible”, is at the heart of the company's work. 'Spellbinding physical theatre, Theatre Re has a gorgeous aesthetic quality' (A Younger Theatre).

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The Civic, Barnsley

  • The Civic
  • Hanson Street
  • Barnsley
  • S70 2HZ

01226 327000

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