Five performers stand facing forward on the corner of a giant black and white chess board. The background is dark but white tables and a white sofa are positioned on the chess board
"There is an impressive rigour to the way the form expresses the content and the content plays with the form."
Exeunt Magazone on 'Game of Life'

We are Potential Difference, a theatre company that tells stories inspired by science, philosophy, and technology.  

We commission and produce new work that bridges science and the arts.

We put writers, makers, and movers together with academics and specialists to inform and inspire each other’s practice.

We develop new technology to challenge theatre’s boundaries and to reach new audiences.

NEW: Online Workshops - You Are a Puppeteer

A three-part online puppetry workshop series created by the puppeteers Jess Mabel Jones and Lori Hopkins and open to all ages.

Jess and Lori share their skills and secrets and show how YOU can make your own theatre with the ordinary objects and materials around you.
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