by Alistair McDowall

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Wed 30 Mar - Sat 07 May 2016

“It’s a tax write-off. This is where they send the new, the underqualified, the old. And most of all the British. Mars is full of blonde Americans. It’s like they’re building the master race out there.”

Billions of miles from home, the lone research base on Pluto has lost contact with Earth. Unable to leave or send for help, the skeleton crew sit waiting.


Waiting long enough for time to start eating away at them.
To lose all sense of it.
To start seeing things in the dark outside.

_”Can you help me?_

_I really feel like I’m…
I’m hanging on by my nails here…”_

Alistair McDowall’s new play is directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone.

Age guidance 14+
Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes (including a 20min interval)

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