The Nether

Wednesday 15 March - Saturday 25 March


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The Nether

Company of Sirens & good cop bad cop present the Welsh premier of The Nether by Jennifer Haley

The Nether is a virtual wonderland that provides total sensory immersion. Just log on, choose an identity and indulge your every desire. When a young detective uncovers a disturbing brand of entertainment, she triggers an interrogation into the darkest corners of the imagination. The Nether explores the consequences of living out our private dreams and desires.

Company of Sirens recent productions have included Welsh premiers of Philip Ridley’s DarkVanilla Jungle, Tender Napalm, Mercury Fur and Anthony Neilson’s explosive plays Stitching and The Censor. These have demonstrated the company’s vision in creating emotionally charged, visceral productions of exciting new plays for the first time in Wales.

good cop bad cop have worked as professional performance makers in Wales since 1990, as key members of Brith Gof, Pearson/Brookes and as founders of Das Wunden. Their work has been characterised by a continuous willingness to experiment with both the form and content of performance practice. This has resulted in gcbc being acknowledged by the British Council as key exponents of contemporary British performance.

The Nether brings together these two companies for the first time in an intriguing collaboration for Jennifer Haley’s award winning sci-fi crime thriller.

Directed by Chris Durnall 

Tickets £12/£10

Age 16+

Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes, no interval 

"un o’r darnau mwyaf syfrdanol a welais erioed | one of the most stunning pieces I've ever seen"
Arts Scene in Wales
"a clever and audacious piece of work"
British Theatre Guide
"an artful execution of an extremely difficult topic"
Wales Arts Review
"Good Cop Bad Cop’s minimalist design and director Chris Durnall’s restrained direction are extremely effective"
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