29/09/2006 - 30/09/2006
Devised by National Theatre of Scotland Young Company
If you thought the apocalypse was imminent, what would you do? Where would you go? What if you thought you were the one responsible?
Come with us on a tour to a place where forgotten people live their lives, unaware that the world still exists above them.
These are desperate times, and desperate times call for the unthinkable.
At once sinister and unnervingly possible, Self Contained is an exploration of loneliness, power-struggles, suspicion and the politics of small communities. It uses disjointed narrative, dark comedy, and dated technology to tell its tale.
Don’t expect the milkman to deliver. Don’t expect your mum to tell you a story and never believe what you read in the newspapers.
There is a disaster waiting to happen.