Original Theatre have added to their impressive roster of online productions with Apollo 13: Dark Side of the Moon. With design by David Woodhead, Apollo 13 tells the tale of the ill fated 1970 mission, immortalised by the 1995 movie starring Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon. But Torben Betts play takes a more intimate look at the perilous space journey. See what reviews had to say below:
THE GUARDIAN ****
'The imperiled astronauts’ story is retold with a topical slant and a mastery of slow-burn tension.'
THE REVIEWS HUB ****
'[It's] David Woodhead’s design and Tristan Shepherd’s editing that will impress the most, splicing together archive footage with modern shots of the actors to create space-movie-musts'
THE UPCOMING ****
A YOUNGER THEATRE ****
‘Astonishing… a benchmark for the standard of online theatrical content’
REVIEWS GATE ****
‘Brilliantly crafted and thought provoking… hugely impressive’
DAILY MAIL ****
‘One giant leap for a theatre… it’s a stunning feat.’
THE TELEGRAPH ****
‘Strong acting across the board and mesmerising, at times out-of-this-world, visuals’
The show is available to watch online until 31 December 2020.