HeLa: 2013 & 2014
Company: Iron Oxide
Venue: Edinburgh Festival & International Tour
Director: Graham Eatough
Designer: Becky Minto
Composer: Danny Krass
Photos: Douglas Robertson / Val Adamson
HeLa was originally presented as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. It was further developed and performed as part of the 2013 Made in Scotland season at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, prior to an international tour in 2014, playing India, Trinidad, Brazil, Jamaica, South Africa and New Zealand, along with dates throughout the UK.
HeLa won the 2013 Scottish Arts Club award, and was nominated for a Total Theatre Award and the 2013 Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award
"Simon Wilkinson’s lighting sharply cuts into the space, flinging Onashile into another chapter of the spiralling tale"
Terry O'Donovan, Total Theatre