The 306: Dusk

2018. Armistice Day. A pregnant school teacher on a trip to the battlefields goes AWOL in a wood whilst on a personal mission of remembrance. An injured veteran of the Iraq war relives the nightmare of battle. A blindfolded soldier wakes up after 100 years to hear the birds singing once more…

The 306: Dusk is a new piece of music theatre about memory and forgetting, friendship and betrayal, exploring what the Great War means to us today. From the 2-minute silence at 11am to dusk that same day, three disparate characters, a string quartet and a choir of voices from the past and present will show how our world is shaped by the war to end all wars.

The 306: Dusk is co-commissioned with 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary and is the concluding part of the 306 Trilogy, following 2016’s premiere The 306: Dawn, and last year’s performances of The 306: Day.

The 306: Dusk is funded by the Gannochy Trust, and supported by The Cross Trust, The Forteviot Charitable Trust, The Jimmie Cairncross Charitable Trust and The Thomson Charitable Trust.

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Written by Oliver Emanuel. Composed by Gareth Williams. Directed by Wils Wilson.

A National Theatre of Scotland and Perth Theatre production, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW.

Running Time:

85 minutes

Accessible performances available:

  • BSL British Sign Language Performance

  • Audio Described

  • Relaxed Performance

Recomended Age Guide:

12 and above

Language:

English

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