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Heart of Darkness première

Published: 17 February 2019

Imitating the dog premières a retelling of Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness at The Lowry in Salford April 16 to 18.

Conrad’s work will be fused with live performance and digital technology, retold as a journey of a Congolese woman through war-torn Europe.

The ensemble cast will feature Laura Atherton (A Farewell To Arms, imitating the dog); Morgan Bailey (In the Dark, BBC); Keicha Greenidge (In The Club, BAFTA-winning Three Girls and From Darkness, all BBC); Morven Macbeth (A Farewell to Arms, imitating the dog; Bring The Happy, Invisible Flock and Opening Skinner’s Box, improbable) and Matt Prendergast (The Train, imitating the dog).

David Upton