In rooms like this room people lie. Not little lies, the kinds of lies that kill people, or worse…
In rooms like this room, language is laundered. The name of the game is spin.
Dead Cats blends new writing, performance, film-making, and an obvious plant, to show – not tell – the truths behind the fictions.
A DANGEROUS THING
(part of the truth to power project)
A Dangerous Thing is a new, digitally animated work created in response to a world full of uncertainty.
THE TRUTH TO POWER PROJECT
The Truth to Power Project is a socially-engaged exploration of power, democracy, truth-telling, protest, privacy, conspiracy, and control.
MANIFESTOS FOR THE FUTURE (2020)
Mansions of the Future and Proto-type Theater invite artists, theatre makers and creative practitioners, living or professionally based in the Midlands, to encounter radical and challenging approaches to creating work and developing their practice.
THE AUDIT (or Iceland, a modern myth)
The global economy is a mess. The crash has landed, the tide’s swept out, and it’s taken our hope with it. The rich have got richer, the middle’s squeezed tight, and the poor are being dragged ever downwards.
The Audit tells the story of how a nation raised their voices in protest, and how collective power can move a mountain – even if only a little.
A MACHINE THEY’RE SECRETLY BUILDING
From what might be a news desk, an office, a bedroom, a bunker under a mountain or a theatre, two people – reporters, senators, freedom fighters, or just… well… concerned citizens like you – think about what it is to speak up, speak out, blow the whistle and lift the veil.