“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.”
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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.

Making Theatre in a Time of COVID-19: an audio tour

Last November, on the eve of the second national lockdown, we gathered around a Signal Fire in the grounds of the Actors' Church, Covent Garden, as part of a research project reflecting on of live performance during the pandemic.

Listen to our online audio tour following in the footsteps of that performance, hearing its echoes and considering what is unique about live performance and why it matters during a pandemic.

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