Toured in the UK, Europe and Australia from June to September 1990.
World première on the 19th June 1990 at Festival d'Eté de Seine Maritime, Rouen, France.
UK première on the 18th July 1990 at Tramway, Glasgow.
Run time: 80 minutes, no interval
Co-produced by the The Festival Unit — Glasgow City of Culture 1990,
Festival d'Eté de Seine Maritime (Rouen) and The South Bank Centre (London). Funded by the Arts Council of Great Britain, and a beneficiary of the 1989 Digital Dance Premier Award, contributed by its winner Val Bourne of Dance Umbrella. Performances in Glasgow were presented in association with The Third Eye Centre and the UK tour was sponsored by Beck's Bier.
CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY Lloyd Newson
PERFORMERS Scott Ambler, Scott Blick (vocals), Jordi Cortes Molina, Wendy Houstoun, Stephen Kirkham, Lauren Potter
PRELIMINARY MOVEMENT IDEAS Nigel Charnock, Lloyd Newson
COMPOSER Sally Herbert
CO-WRITER Gary Butcher
LIGHTING DESIGN Stevie Whitson
SET DESIGN CONSULTANT Mark Foley of Burrell Foley Associates
COSTUMES Yvonne Milnes
PRODUCTION MANAGER Simon Byford
TECHNICAL MANAGER John MacKinnon
STAGE MANAGER Ian Richards
CHIEF ELECTRICIAN Jack Thompson
SET PAINTING Mary Lemley
ADMINISTRATION Deborah Chadbourn for Artsadmin
UK PUBLICITY Judy Lipsey for Lipsey Meade PR
UK GRAPHIC DESIGN Helen Lannaghan
PHOTOGRAPHY Chris Nash, Eleni Leoussi, Hugo Glendinning
Song to The Siren by Tim Buckley used by kind permission of Carlin Music Corporation
SPECIAL THANKS TO
Val Bourne & Dance Umbrella, Neil Wallace & Tramway, Nikki Milican & the Third Eye Centre, Laurent Langlois & the Festival d'Eté, Theresa Beattie & the South Bank Centre, Paul Smith & the British Council, George Brugmans & Marina Blok of Springdance, John Ashford, Gary Carter, Danny Lane, Bob Lockyer, Nick Nuttgens, Caroline Oxford, Catherine Rees, Jonathan Graham of Circus Space, Geoff Hope & Luckings, Rotherhithe Theatre Workshop, Riverside Studios, National Youth Theatre, Hardware House, and Margaret Lasica (for the first steps).
Golden Pegasus Award Melbourne International Festival — 1990