‘Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’
Inspired by real events, this is a story about a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters and the complex love that binds families together.
With video projection, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explore memories, feelings of isolation and finding the joy in difference.
Accessible to D/deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audiences through the use of BSL, spoken English and creative captions.
“Extraordinary and visceral. The kind that leaves a mark”
★★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
“A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle. Very special indeed.”
A Younger Theatre
Tickets £14 / £12
Running time 60 minutes. Age 12+. There are short periods of very loud sounds and flashing projections which may disturb audience members sensitive to light and sound.
The Deaf & Hearing (DH) Ensemble is a group of professional D/deaf and hearing artists and all-round lovely people. They have worked with companies including the Royal Shakespeare Studio, The Roundhouse, the Yard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Northern Stage, and the Barbican.
People of the Eye is an autobiographical piece based on the experiences of writer/performer Erin Siobhan Hutching’s family. It was developed with Sophie Stone (Doctor Who) and Emily Howlett (Inside Number 9) and is now performed with Hermon Berhane, who as well as acting runs a successful fashion and travel blog with her twin sister Heroda (www.beinghermonheroda.com)