A forbidden love story with a vintage soundtrack at the Lakeside Theatre

Thursday 2 November, 7.30pm

Edith Cole worked a dead-end job in a funeral parlour. Ralph Conti worked wealthy widows for a quick buck. Neither expected to fall in love.

But once they did, they just kept on falling.

Inspired by the true story of the ‘Lonely Hearts Killers’, a pair of latter-day Macbeths who gripped the imagination of 1950s America, Hummingbird is dark and compelling physical theatre.

Award-winning, Lecoq-trained Tooth+Nail blend acrobatics and action with a striking visual style to tell a deviously touching tale of love and murder, using a soundscape of songs, jingles, adverts and other Americana to conjure up the post-war era.

'A sepia-toned doomed romance… Immaculate.'  ★★★★ (The Scotsman)



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