The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall

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Show Information
Showing on:
Fri 14 October 2016
Approx 70mins
£13 / £9 child & discounts (including £1 restoration levy)
Mercury Studio Theatre

The fantastical story of a man escaping to the Moon on board a giant gas balloon. Where is the limit of the (im)possible? Hans Pfaall embarks on a solitary voyage with no guarantee of return. Adapted from Edgar Allan Poe’s tale, this multimedia solo performance mixes physicality, video projection, ad hoc-composed score and steampunk-inspired costumes to create a fascinating portrait of perseverance and rebirth.



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Reviews Gate


Polished in every aspect

Everything Theatre


It’s certainly a fascinating piece of work which keeps the audience drawn in

Views from the Gods

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