Against a dark orange background, a woman dressed in black stands facing away from us. She is looking up at a giant anglepoise lamp above her head. She is holding an axe, perhaps preparing to smash something. She is standing on a tattered fragment of papyrus. She casts a shadow onto the papyrus which appears to form a character in ancient Greek, with a few more characters visible on either side. In large white letters to her right is written "Fragments by Laura Swift and Russell Bender"More...
“The ideas explored in the play seem to have infiltrated through the entire process of its creation, and there is an impressive rigour to the way the form expresses the content and the content plays with the form.”
Exeunt Magazine

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.

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