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  • Heart of a Dog

    Wed 7th - Sun 11th Aug at 9pm
    Tickets £10
    Comedic chaos as Moscow dog becomes a Soviet revolutionary.

    Written by Cambridge Footlight Miles Hitchens, and sponsored by CUADC, this is a black comedy based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novella of the same name. On a cold Moscow night in 1925, a stray dog is lured to a professor’s laboratory, where his endocrine system is replaced with that of a recently deceased man. As the dog morphs into an increasingly human creature, the once-esteemed professor's life is overthrown and rampaged. The creature's revolutionary values infiltrate the professor's belief in order and tradition; his flat becomes a bourgeois stronghold, encroached not only from the outside by the red workers' party, but also from within by his own pet dog. 'Heart of a Dog' brings a cult literary farce to the London stage!

    Content Notice
    Running Time 75 mins
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeDepictions of physical and verbal abuse, death and animal cruelty.
    "Hilarious and thought-provoking"
    The TAB
    "A Comedic Revolution"

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    Councillor Jonathan Simpson, 29 January 2018