War with the Newts

Knaïve Theatre present


Written and Directed by Tyrrell Jones, after Karel Čapek

Witness the rise and fall of a new(t) capitalism. Deep in the bowels of an oyster-dredging vessel, an ocean of opportunity arises as a new resource makes contact. Global risk and technological revolution come together in this immersive experience from internationally award-winning Knaїve Theatre with live surround sound installation by sonic artist Robert Bentall.

The creators of smash-hit Bin Laden: The One Man Show bring you Karel Čapek’s apocalyptic science-fiction satire re-imagined for a Europe of tomorrow, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Produced in association with Royal Exchange Theatre, Square Chapel and Waterside.

At the discretion of The Company life jackets may be provided.

Tyrrell Jones - Writer and Director
Matthew Xia - Dramaturg
Robert Bentall - Composer
Hannah Sibai - Set and Costume Design
Alice Barber - Producer