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The Man Without A Past

One minute you know who you are. The next minute your mind's a blank slate...

The lives of an eclectic community living in abandoned shipping containers are thrown upside down when a mysterious man arrives. With no memory of his name or former life, they begin to help him to find his feet. Whilst a daily serving of soup from a local charity worker begins to nourish his heart and soul, the surprise rediscovery of his past puts his new life in jeopardy.

Featuring a soundtrack from songs of praise to sultry jazz, this part-melancholic love story, part-deliciously deadpan comedy takes you on one man's extraordinary journey from anonymity to unexpected salvation.

New Persectives new rural touring productions brings this Cannes Grand Prix award-winning film comedy by one of Finland's greatest modern storytellers to life on stage for the first time.

 

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"New Perspectives has taken on an exciting challenge that proves rural touring companies can produce provocative work of national and international significance" edfringereview.com

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Title: The Man Without A Past
Artist: New Perspectives
Target Audience: Live theatre, comedy and music audiences Lovers of strong and quirky stories, international film, Scandinavian comedy, social and political issues Age range: 14yrs
Performance Band:
Special Consideration: none
Dates Available: Saturday 27 April, Sunday 28 April, Saturday 11, Sunday 12 May, Saturday 18 May
Running Time: 80
Interval: 20
Get In Required: 5 hours
Get Out Required: 90 minutes
Performance Space Required: 6m x 5m x 3m (height)
Seating Layout: theatre-style
Number of People on Tour: 5