Blood and Ice

Blood-and-Ice-PosterpicBlood And Ice by Liz Lochhead – Directed by Lisa Thrower

(28-31 March 2012)

Why should we content ourselves with translated, traditional horrors, all bookish and stilted. Home-grown ones are the best. We shall all write a ghost story!

A gathering of poets on the shores of Lake Geneva in 1816 became the birthplace of gothic literature’s greatest monster.
Mary Shelley gives birth to a character that will haunt and define her in ways that were never imagined when Byron set his friends the challenge to scare each other.
This lyrical and haunting play explores love and darkness, wrapping us in a blanket of uncertainty in changing times.
Why did you make me?… Frankenstein?