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
"a brilliantly constructed and performed piece of theatre."
Exeunt Magazine 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.

NEXT UP: Fragments

ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 Fragments has been postponed until further notice. Please watch this space

An inventive new play in search of a lost one. Three papyrologists pore over some tattered papyrus - could it be a remnant of an ancient Greek masterpiece? Springing from the surviving scraps of text of a vanished tragedy, Fragments is an exhilarating, song-filled adventure to the spaces in between.

Fragments is coming to The Playground Theatre, London and The Old Fire Station, Oxford in May 2020
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