Flood by James Phillips
One day it starts to rain and no-one knows why. And it doesn’t stop. Far out on the North Sea a fisherman raises a girl in his net, miraculously alive from the deep sea. Is she one of the migrants now washing up on the English shores? Or someone sent for some higher purpose?
Commissioned by Hull City of Culture 2017 this epic and extraordinary collaboration between James Phillips and Slung Low is the culmination of a year-long project. This epic tale, told in four parts was performed by a professional cast along-side 100 Hull 2017 volunteers who formed the community casts in the live performances of Flood. To find out more about this project, watch making of videos, view photos and hear testimonials from the people involved click here.
They know it’s an old dream they’re presenting, but they do so with such profound commitment that by the end I wasn’t just gripped, or absorbed, but humbled. Maddy Costa, Exeunt. To read the whole review click here.