Colder Than Here: dying your own way

A mere seven months after Wildgoose Theatre’s production of the same text, Applied Theatre company Next Door But One take on Laura Wade’s 2005 play about green funerals, set in the heart of the local greenery of York Cemetery. They succeed in turning the elegant, austere chapel into an intimate, homely performance space for Colder Than Here. The company delivers a witty and compassionate meditation on death, love and family in occasion of York’s Dead Good Festival. Continue reading

Colder Than Here: A season to grieve in

Wildgoose continue their run of plays new to York with Laura Wade’s first published script, Colder Than Here. The text is gentle, poetic, acutely observant. It dwells on familial responsibility, what we expect and need from those closest to us, how we remember each other in ways we have forgotten our younger selves. Continue reading