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11-12 August 2022

18:30, 20:30

Enigma Birds


This new play aims to explore the dynamic between oral evidence and the tumult of emotions at the witness of trauma.

“One of our greatest fears is facing ourselves. So, mastered by that fear, we have become incapable of doing so or, rather, vehemently unwilling to do so. This is the heart of every psychological thriller…”


Using “Rashomon” as a point of departure, the account of a murdered man is retold and reenacted as the characters involved provide alternate accounts of the same incident.


A detective is increasingly disturbed by a mother and her two daughters and what their starkly different versions of events reveal. As he investigates further, he finds it is beyond himself to distinguish truth from criminal deception.


Written by A. Lim Malamas


Estimated running time

Performance times

18:30, 20:30

Ticket prices

£12, £10


Full-time students, those aged under 16, senior citizens, the unwaged, members of Equity and BECTU


Theatro Technis is fully wheelchair accessible. Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome in the auditorium. There is a Loop system fitted in the main auditorium. If you have any questions or specific requests, please email

60 mins



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