Mon 7 June 2021 - Sat 12 Jun 2021



“Artistically and technologically pioneering… Stevenson relays the story with her usual impeccable verbal poise” 

Daily Telegraph

"A triumph"

New York Times

Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens has adapted Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago’s dystopian novel Blindness as a sound installation.

Directed by Walter Meierjohann and with immersive binaural sound design by Ben and Max RinghamJuliet Stevenson voices the Storyteller/Doctor’s Wife in this gripping story of the rise and, ultimately, profoundly hopeful end of an unimaginable global pandemic.

This ticketed installation for a limited number of visitors see ours Main Stage transformed with seating arranged 2m apart in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Visitors will listen on headphones as the narrative unfolds around them.


Mon 7 June 2021 - Sat 12 Jun 2021


Main House


70 minutes

Age guidance


Audio Described Performance

Audio Described Performance

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Captioned Performance

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