M32 is also a Galaxy

performance | 10mins

written and performed by Timothy X Atack | directed by Tanuja Amarasuriya

A bridge, a motorway, an encounter, a revelation – but not necessarily in that order.

Quiet, still and a little embarrassed by its own poetry, this is a portrait of Bristol past, present and future – seen through a drunken haze on an unexpectedly clear night.

“A cosmic approach to Bristol.”
– Audience feedback

“Hugely engaging, funny and moving.”
– Audience feedback

“Stunningly beautiful.”
– Audience feedback

You can hear a podcast of the performance here.



Commissioned by Paines Plough and Bristol Old Vic for Paines Plough’s Come to Where I’m From season.