The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari by simple8 at Arcola Theatre

simple8 presents The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, by Sebastian Armesto and Dudley Hinton, inspired by the cult film, at the Arcola Studio 2 Theatre, a fringe venue in east London, from 12 Feb to 16 March 2013.

Cast includes Ollie Birch, David Brett, Christopher Doyle, Hannah Emanuel, Joseph Kloska, Sophie Roberts, Mat Wandless .

Directed by Sebastian Armesto and Dudley Hinton, designed by Simon Alison, lighting by Sherry Coenen. produced by Kirsty Hinton with simple8.

Franzis Gruber, a lowly bureaucrat, lives a neat and ordered life in a sleepy, provincial German town. When a travelling fair arrives, full of clowns, freaks, magicians and sleepwalkers, it drags Franzis into a series of nightmarish murders – spinning dreams into reality, the imagined into truth and order into chaos.

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