A co-commission with Live Theatre and The Marlowe Theatre, The Paperbirds present Mobile.

An ordinary looking caravan. An extraordinary experience. A treasure trove of magical theatre and digital wizardry.

We are taught from a young age to aim high, to reach for the stars, to want more, more than our parents, more than the generations before us, to climb the social ladder. But as we surge forward, as we grapple for university places and promotions, what are we leaving behind? And from our ladder in the stars, if we look back, what do we see?

Mobile explores our sense of home, belonging, aspiration, and the realities of social mobility. Made for audiences of up to 8 people at a time, powerful true stories and dreams for the future are revealed through video projection, recorded interviews, original music and interactions with a performer in this intimate 40-minute show.

School Package including performances and workshops available, please contact francesca@hightide.org.uk

Running time: 40m

Recommended age: 12+

Cast & Creatives

  • Olivia Birchenough Cast
  • Georgie Coles Cast
  • Shone Cowie Cast
  • Jemma McDonnell Co-director
  • Kylie Walsh Co-director
  • The Media Workshop Creative Technology Design
  • Rajha Shakiry Set Design
  • Shane Durrant Composer
  • Dr Sam Friedman Sociologist
  • Bonnie Mitchell Producer
  • Jonnie Riordan Movement Advisor
  • Rosie Doonan Vocals
  • Lindsay Wilson Cello