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The Nature of Forgetting

The Nature of Forgetting

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Following more than 170 performances in sold-out venues across the globe, Theatre Re brings its explosive, powerful and joyous piece about what is left when memory is gone, back to the UK.

Tom is living with young onset dementia. We meet him as he prepares for his 55th birthday party and past memories come flooding back.

Developed with UCL Neuroscience Professor Kate Jeffery and the Alzheimer’s Society, The Nature of Forgetting is a life-affirming journey into a weakening mind, where broken does not have to mean defeated.

As one of the UK’s leading visual theatre companies, Theatre Re combines original live music with striking visual theatre to create world class, deeply moving, non-verbal productions about universal human challenges and the fragility of life.

Important information

Ticket prices: £19.50

Running time: Approximately 75 Minutes with no interval

Age recommendation: 8+

On Sale
25 Sep – Corporate, Supporters and Gold Friends
27 Sep – Friends
29 Sep – General

Friends – 5%
Gold and Best Friends – 10%
Under 26 – £12.50
School Groups – £10

Please note that there will be a post-show discussion after this show.




‘A phenomenal example of true theatrical magic’
TheatreReview NYC

‘Extraordinary… So special, so surprising… It’s magical’.
Sarah Jessica Parker

‘Profoundly moving… An action packed celebration of life’
BBC Radio 4

‘Extremely profound, poetic and communicative’
La Republica

‘Exquisitely beautiful and punishingly energetic… This is a special show.’
The List

‘Renders superlatives near redundant… Utterly unmissable.’
The Edinburgh Reporter

‘Incredible…The Nature of Forgetting is a powerful reminder of the beauty of mime.’
GQ Magazine UK

‘Breath-taking and bold… A must see.’
Broadway World

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