World Factory

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World Factory has been performed at New Wolsey Theatre, Young Vic, The Junction Cambridge, ACCA Brighton, Home Manchester and at the former textile mill in Brierfield as part of Fabrications Festival.

Direction/Design Zoë Svendsen & Simon Daw
Collaborators in China Zhao Chuan, Wu Meng & Grass Stage
Dealers Lucy Ellinson, Naomi Christie, Heather Lai and Jamie Martin
Game Zoë Svendsen, Simon Daw, Brian Walters & Kate O’Connor
Light Guy Hoare
Sound Matthias Kispert
Additional Composition David Paul Jones
Software Development Dan Williams
Research Consultant Mark Sumner
Associate Direction Kate O’Connor & Lucy Wray
Assistant Writer David Isaacs

Produced by METIS, Young Vic, New Wolsey Theatre, Company of Angels. 2016/2017 tour produced by Arts Admin.

World Factory Photos © David Sandison (Young Vic) and Richard Tymon (Brierfield Mill)

Evening Standard ★★★★

“Innovative, thought-provoking and richly absorbing”

The Independent ★★★★

“Fun and engaging”

The Guardian ★★★

“A breakneck, thought-provoking piece”

The Times ★★★★

“Lively, ambitious and highly entertaining”

Financial Times ★★★★

“Smart, mischievous and genuinely thought-provoking”

WhatsOnStage ★★★★

“One of the guiltiest pleasures going… the game is great fun”

Time Out

“Stunningly presented and brilliantly intricate”