Flood Part Two: Abundance, by acclaimed theatre company Slung Low, gets underway on floating stage in former dock. 12 April 2017

The first live performances of Flood Part Two: Abundance, the latest chapter in a major new work by the acclaimed theatre company Slung Low, have now taken place as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

Directed by artistic director Alan Lane and written by award-winning playwright James Phillips, Abundance is the next stage in Flood, an extraordinary year-long epic commissioned for Hull 2017, which is being told online, live in Hull and on BBC television.

Flood Part Two: Abundance is being performed until Saturday on a series of specially constructed floating stages in Victoria Dock, a historic location now surrounded by the homes of local people, with the night sky and the Humber as a backdrop.

This exceptional production features a cast of professional actors and a chorus made up of people drawn from the local community and across Hull. As well as spoken word and live action, there is song, a specially recorded choir and special effects, including projected moving image. 

Full press release here.