Thu 21 Mar - Sat 23 Mar


Using the computer construction game Minecraft as a kind of theatre, a group of gamer / performers between the ages of 10 to 45 enact different narratives, live, in front of an audience of roughly the same age.

In a rocky and mountainous landscape, they tell the story of Grendel’s mother’s brutal act of revenge from the Beowulf saga. In a clearing in the woods they reveal the brief but powerful lessons that Bambi’s mother taught him, before that horrible day in the meadow. Somewhere in a nearby city, a cyborg assassin called The Terminator travels back from the year 2029 to the year 1984 to destroy a woman named Sarah Connor.

Other stories emerge: stories of hyper-strength and fatal forgetfulness; galactic love and worry. Of regret and shame. Of a most powerful bond. These stories become the myths within a performance that unpacks one of the world’s most essential relationships — that of mother and son.

Including found material from news stories and our own personal relationships, MINE opens up expansive and strange new territories in a multi-generational live performance. MINE is built Theatre Replacement by with Conor Wylie and Remy Siu of Hong Kong Exile, and a group of 5 young gamer / performers from artsdepot's community.

Presented by artsdepot and Theatre Replacement

Venue: Pentland Theatre

Age Guidance: 10+
Running Time: 1 hour 25 mins (no interval)
Latecomers may not be admitted.

Tickets from £12
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Presented in partnership with the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Commissioned by artsdepot, Cambridge Junction and Future Arts Centres. Theatre Replacement acknowledges the assistance of the 2018 Banff Playwrights Lab — a partnership between the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity and the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Tickets from £12

Age Guidance: 10+

Pick & Mix
Book 3 or more shows, save 15%
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  • Thu 21 Mar 20197.30pmBook
  • Fri 22 Mar 20197.30pmBook
  • Sat 23 Mar 20192.00pmBook
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