area of science: Astrophysics.



The first human mission to Mars has disappeared without a trace. Years later, a reclusive Indian billionaire is leading an ambitious collaboration to try again.

Two Russian brothers drive a vintage Lada Sputnik 1.6 across Siberia in search of the birth of space travel.

Imke and Oskar, a young Dutch couple living on Mars, are separated.

At the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, Maartje holds onto a secret about her sister on the other side of the solar system.


a curious directive, Norfolk and Norwich Festival and Watford Palace Theatre co-production. Supported by Norwich Arts Centre, and The Junction Cambridge (on tour.)


Winners of Scotsman Fringe First Award / Shortlisted for Brighton Fringe Award

★★★★ ‘Exhilarating, intricate and epic.’ – The Scotsman
★★★★ ‘Restlessly intelligent theatre.’ – Telegraph
★★★★ ‘An engaging, exciting story.’ – Time Out
★★★★ ‘A remarkably well-honed aesthetic.’ – What’s On Stage
★★★★ ‘Elegant…extremely moving.’ – Fest
★★★★ ‘A spectacular view of space.’ – The List
★★★★ ‘Breath-taking.’ – A Younger Theatre
★★★★ ‘Impressive…pushed boundaries.’ – Three Weeks
★★★★ ‘An aesthetic wonder.’ – Broadwaybaby
★★★★★ ‘Vibrant’ – British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ ‘Awe-inspiring’ –Edinburgh Guide
★★★★★ ‘curious directive have come of age.’ – Exeunt