4 - 28 August
How are we able to understand ourselves when the places we call home crumble around us?
In 2014, residents of Fairbourne were watching their local news when they found out they were to be Britain's first climate refugees, with their town set to be decommissioned and depopulated by 2054. Housing prices dropped over night, insurance disappeared, and life savings were lost in the chaos. Swell follows the story of two siblings caught in the purgatory of a fictional but analogous town, ready to be abandoned.
Swell asks: how are we able to understand ourselves when the places we call home crumble around us?
Tom Foreman Productions
Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
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Age Category: 12 and above (12+)
Age Category Type: Guideline
Venue Number: 61
Venue Box Office Number: 0131 510 0395
Festival URL: www.underbellyedinburgh.co.uk
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