Feral (2013-19)

Company: Tortoise in a Nutshell
Venue: UK Tour
Director: Ross MacKay
Designer: Amelia Bird

Photos: Amy Downes

Feral won a 2013 Scotsman Fringe First Award, was a Total Theatre Award Nominee in the same year and won the 2019 Kotorski Award for Best Theatre Performance.

Feral continues to tour internationally and was presented in two unique versions in Margate & Poole as part of Fuel's New Theatre in Your Neighbourhood project. It appeared at 59E59 in New York as part of the 2019 Brits off Broadway season, and at the Kotorski Theatre Festival in Montenegro.


Press Quotes

“Bespoke - and quite brilliant”

Allan Radcliffe - The Times

“absolutely stunning in its technical accomplishment”

Mark Brown - The Sunday Herald

aided by Simon Wilkinson's spot-on lighting design, Feral is a visually gripping achievement, conjuring up a series of images that are surprisingly hard to shake off

David Barbour, Lighting and Sound America

“Technically, visually, aurally and politically, it’s a tremendous show”

The Scotsman

We simultaneously observe the puppeteers manipulating the desk lamps to create a panoply of expertly executed lighting effects designed by Simon Wilkinson.

Samuel L. Leiter - The Broadway Blog

a reminder of why we cling to beauty as the world around us falls apart.

Jose Solís, New York Times