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New Nordics Festival

Bringing new voices to the UK and shining a light on Nordic theatre makers and culture, the New Nordics Festival is a thrilling five-day celebration of live and digital contemporary works from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. The festival seeks to showcase the diversity of theatre, artists and culture across the Nordic countries, with each platforming their own theatrical culture and style in an impactful and unmissable way through these premiere productions.

Presented by Cut the Cord, the festival works with emerging UK-based theatre-makers to explore what Nordic theatre is and how it can enrich UK theatre. Each day of the festival will see a play from a Nordic country as well as Q&As with the Nordic playwrights and artistic teams. The festival also includes workshops, online talks and discussions.

12 OCTOBER 2021
A one-man play about loneliness and Western angst, mass produced furniture and much, much more.

13 OCTOBER 2021
The Woman Who Turned Into a Tree
A one-woman play about the destructive obsession with other people’s opinions and materialism, loneliness and class.

14 OCTOBER 2021
Searching for Being & Counting to Zero (double-bill)
Faroe Islands / Norway
A series of vivid poems illuminate a struggle with depression and exciting events examine the need to be seen in today’s world in this double-bill of staged readings.

15 OCTOBER 2021
A dark comedy full of heart, exploring how two very different people can sustain a friendship.

16 OCTOBER 2021
No Planet B
A dark comedy about the state of the climate crisis and where we as individuals fit into it all.
Buy two separate days and get 20% off
Festival Pass (All 5 days): £50
Jacksons Lane, 269a Archway Road, London N6 5AA
Tue 12 Oct 2021 to Sat 16 Oct 2021
Contact telephone: 020 8340 5226 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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