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National Theatre Wales
September 2018
Tenby, Pembrokeshire

The Tide Whisperer

National Theatre Wales
Written by Louise Wallwein
Directed by Kully Thiarai
Designed by Camilla Clark

An immersive experience written by poet and playwright Louise Wallwein, The Tide Whisperer will tackle the global phenomenon of displacement and mass movement. Record numbers are on the move all over the world. What is it like to leave your home, and to live with the uncertainty of ever finding another?

The Tide Whisperer is full of stories, forever a nomad, having travelled the oceans and been carried by the tide to fresh new shores.

On the shores of Tenby, the audience gathers. The tide is turning fast and a storm is coming. The future feels uncertain – humanity is on the move and seeking refuge. Will we be met by kindness or rejection; offered sanctuary or forced to survive the perilous, treacherous sea?

Audiences will travel from the harbour in Tenby, and explore the Pembrokeshire coast, by boat.

Image: Poet, playwright and performer Louise Wallwein photographed at Tenby harbour, Pembrokeshire
Credit: Dan Green / National Theatre Wales