Dust

Sarah Gaffney-Lang, Families Editor
DUST a production by Half Moon and Z-arts

Dust, online, 13–20 February 2021, free entry - Visit now

There are still a few days left to enjoy the striking stage production Dust which has been co-produced by Z-arts and Half Moon. The show was all set to run last year but like much of the cultural landscape was severely disrupted by the pandemic and pulled. Now though, you can enjoy this wonderful show from the comfort of your own home. It’s available to watch online from 11am every day between 13 – 20 February (and once you receive your link you can watch it at any time during this week’s run.)

When Little Titch and her scruffy rucksack arrive at the giant, pink house it is not what she expected – a blanket of thick grey dust covers everything in sight and it is wild and overgrown. Her new home is cold and unwelcoming until she meets Nelly, a flamboyant and loveable hoarder. Together the pair discover they have more in common than they first thought and that friendship can heal hidden wounds.

Accompanied by haunting music written by Hugo White of The Maccabees which succeeds in adding extra layers to the exploration of “love, loss, identity and memory.”

Written by acclaimed award-winning children’s author Laura Dockrill (Darcy Burdock book series and Big Bones) Dust explores some big themes. The pink house which dominates the stage appears anchored by a dainty mustard-yellow coloured sofa which the two characters take turns to perch on throughout the show and the incredible set, puppetry and action-packed story is accompanied by haunting music written by Hugo White of The Maccabees which succeeds in adding extra layers to the exploration of “love, loss, identity and memory.”

The producers describe Dust as “a joyous reminder of just how playful the world can be.” We think, therefore, that this play is not to be missed.

This show is being shared on a Pay What You Feel basis, so that as many people can have access to it as possible. At such a difficult time for the arts, whatever you can pay will be greatly appreciated.

Recommended for children aged 4-9.

Dust, online

13–20 February 2021
Free entry

Dates and Times

  • 13 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 14 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 15 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 16 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 17 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 18 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • 19 February 2021 11:00 am
  • 20 February 2021 11:00 am (British Sign Language, Captioned, Parent And Baby)
  • Always double check dates and times with the venue before making a special visit

Accessibility

  • British Sign Language
  • Captioned

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