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Research trip to Fala Moor with Karine
       
     
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Wind Resistance - Edinburgh International Festival/Lyceum Theatre
       
     
Wind Resistance - Edinburgh International Festival/Lyceum Theatre

TOURING IN 2017 - more news soon.

 

***** The Telegraph

**** The Guardian

***** The Stage

***** The List

"This is an poignant, unflinching and beautiful show about healing, protection, the fragility of human life and the world around it.  Its music will resonate for a long time."  The Telegraph

"Whispered through grasses and sphagnum, yet shouted out from the heights of the hills surrounding Edinburgh, musician Karine Polwart's foray into theatre is a thing of beauty and understanding.  She has taken a fragile story of love and immense tragedy set in the lonely sky-kissed and unremarkable heather wetland of Fala Moor, and woven from it a piece of theatre that speaks of universal concerns with power and authority."  the Stage 

 

An immersive musical essay.  A meditation on sanctuary.  A moor walker's journal.  A personal memoir of maternity.  An archeology of flight science and football, medieval medicine and compassion.  A wonder tale.

Wind Resistance brings together poetry, song, politics, personal reflection and story in a mesmerising performance by singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.   

After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh International Festival 2016, there are plans for further touring in 2017.

To read Karine's blog about the making of Wind Resistance click here.

Writer and performer - Karine Polwart

Director - Wils WIlson

Dramaturg - David Greig

Designer - Milla Clarke

Sound Designer - Pippa Murphy

Lighting Designer - Jeanine Byrne

Videographer - Sandy Butler

 

 

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Photography: Aly Wight

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Research trip to Fala Moor with Karine

Photography: Sandy Butler

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