• The Pulverised

Event Details

Wed 31 May - Sat 10 Jun

Time: 7.45pm, matinees 2.30pm Thursday, 2pm Saturday

Running Time: approx 90mins (no interval)

Venue: The Studio

Ticket Information: £14 - £12

Booking Fee: £1.50 transaction fee per booking

Age Recommendations: 14+

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Credits

Producer: York Theatre Royal, Arcola Theatre and Changing Face

Writer: Alexandra Badea

Translated by: Lucy Phelps

Direction: Andy Sava

Set & Costume Design: Nicolai Hart-Hansen

Sound & Video Design: Ashley Ogden

Lighting Designed by: Tom Smith

Movement Director: Lanre Malaolu

Cast: Rebecca Boey, Richard Corgan, Solomon Israel, Kate Miles

The Pulverised

A production by Arcola Theatre, Changing Face and York Theatre Royal

“Stop the rat race. Stop time. Stop the money. Stop the anxiety. Stop everything that has made human beings so bitter.”

A quality assurance officer from France, a call centre manager from Senegal, a factory worker from China, and an engineer from Romania. Each leads a life apart, but all work round-the-clock for the same multinational corporation.

When work has no borders, what’s the cost? Alexandra Badea‘s captivating drama is a powerful and disturbing portrait of globalisation and its far-reaching effects on our lives.

Following an explosive premiere at the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Littérature, The Pulverised arrives in the UK with a new English translation.

The production is generously supported by Arts Council England, the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Institut Francais.

Post show discussion: Thurs 08 June

Migration, globalisation and the future of work - a response to The Pulverised in conversation with leading academics from the University of York

Nan Craig - Mediator 

Dr. Alice Nah

Professor Maggie O'Neill


'A hard-hitting 90 minutes of theatre that should resonate with all who watch it – brought to life by a highly talented cast' ★★★★★ - Mind The Blog

'A brutal but essential play… Sava directs with imagination and force' ★★★★ - Theatre Bubble

'Compelling and chilling ... Badea skilfully skewers our frenetic globalised world in this powerful 90-minute drama' ★★★★ - Evening Standard

Check out the education pack HERE.

Supported by Arts Council England and part of York Festival of Ideas.

  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar
  • The Pulverised - Credit Dashti Jahfar