sunlight is the best disinfectant
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Collaboratively created by the Company from a treatment written and directed by Lesley Ewen. Scripted scenes co-written by Chloe Fenwick-Brown and Benedict Wishart from cast improvisations.
Sunlight is the best disinfectant, but light takes time to travel.
Over a year in the making, sunlight is the best disinfectant grew from Lesley Ewen’s Devising class with our BA acting students.
The work uses Giovanni Bocaccio's The Decameron as its foundational text. This Fourteenth Century novel follows ten young Italians escaping the plague, and serves as the perfect jumping off point for our ensemble, surviving the pandemic, to mine their own stories and explore their own particular way of telling them, as contemporary performance makers.