Metro-boulot-dodo Present

Empire Soldiers

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PART OF INSIDE OUT FESTIVAL 2017

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Empire Soldiers is a breathtaking new show blending performance and technology to tell the compelling stories of the forgotten Caribbean soldiers of World War 1.

Using VR headsets and surround sound this latest show brings a truly immersive experience that is emotive and unforgettable.

You will be transported back in time to 1918 alongside soldiers returning from the front line. You will hear the captivating stories of the battlefield directly from the soldiers themselves and share their emotional experiences of the return home.

Award winning theatre company METRO-BOULOT-DODO has been creating innovative arts experiences for a host of venues and festivals for almost 20 years.

Age Guidance 13+ Running Time 15 Minutes. The Performance is a virtual reality experience using a VR headset. If you have any medical concerns that you think may be an issue, please seek further advice

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Explore our full Inside Out festival programme by clicking here.

Tickets

£5*

*Plus a transaction fee of £3 for all card payments. Excludes Members, Groups 10+ and e-tickets. Discounts are subject to availability and are only available on certain performances.

Credits & Acknowledgments

Created by METRO-BOULOT-DODO
Writing and research by Madu Messenger

Supported by: Arts Council England
Supported using seed funding provided by the OffSite affiliate partners – Déda, Derby Féste, So Festival and Appetite.