What do we do when fascism comes to town?
In 1938, Austrian football star Matthias Sindelar humiliated the Nazi regime by refusing to throw a match. A few months later he was dead. Accident, suicide or execution? Inspirational little guy or yet another man and his ego? Who cares?
Middle aged, white British, Football addict-in-recovery, Lee Simpson wants answers. He hires some women to make a show about football, Nazis, and our future.
In a paper world of light and shadow, violence and dance, four performers work together on what sets them apart.
Founded 21 years ago, Improbable are firmly established as one of the UK’s most innovative and acclaimed theatre companies.
‘one of the brilliant faces of British Theatre’ The Observer
Venue: Norwich Puppet Theatre
Post show talk: Wednesday 16 May (evening show)
Age guidance: 14+
Duration: c. 1 hours 30 mins
The Paper Man - Rehearsal Video, Week 1
Improbable are busy rehearsing for The Paper Man as part of NNF18 and have made us a behind the scenes video.
The Paper Man - Rehearsal Video, Week 2
Improbable enter in to week two of rehearsals, and have sent us another behind the scenes video. They have shared their thoughts on what the 'The Paper Man' is about.
Dates & Times
Monday 14 May, 7.30pm
Tuesday 15 May, 7.30pm
Wednesday 16 May, 2.30pm
Wednesday 16 May, 7.30pm
Thursday 17 May, 7.30pm
Friday 18 May, 7.30pm
Saturday 19 May, 2.30pm
Saturday 19 May, 7.30pm
Tickets: £15, £18 (£10, £12 Previews)
Under 26: £7.50
Group rate: Book nine tickets and get the tenth ticket free
Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.
A Norfolk & Norwich Festival, La Strada, Graz and Soho Theatre co-commission; co-produced by Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Improbable.