At Home: A selection of our work made for you to enjoy at home.
We’ll be regularly posting new work here which you can enjoy from your own front room. You’ll find new pieces made just for home viewing alongside recordings of some of our older works from the archive. Start scrolling to explore…
Roll up, roll up, for a new online version of Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show, made especially for audiences to enjoy in their very own homes. imitating the dog with Leeds Playhouse made and toured Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show in October 2020. Now you’re in control – over when you watch it, where you watch it, and how much you pay for it.
STREET is a collection of real stories from the people of Cumbria – from Barrow to Brough, and Carlisle to Kendal and the villages and towns in between – retold as miniature digital installations. Watch all 5 episodes at the link below.
FROM THE ARCHIVE
THEATRE SHOW: 50 years after the release of George A.Romero’s politically charged zombie movie, imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse create a love-song to the original 1960s film, retelling it as a searing story for now.
SITED WORK: Oh The Night! is a large scale projection mapping piece with community chorus originally commissioned by Absolutely Cultured for Urban Legends (2018)
THEATRE SHOW: imitating the dog turn their attention to Joseph Conrad’s extraordinarily influential novel, Heart of Darkness.
SITED WORK: Part video game, part Where the Wild Things Are, Trespass was an outdoor video mapping and sound piece by imitating the dog with composer James Hamilton.
THEATRE SHOW: Taking as its starting point the final moments of the Second World War in Berlin, The Zero Hour follows the stories of three couples living through three very different versions of the same historical events.
SITED WORK: HouseDown was a sited show made in collaboration with Hip Hop artist Testament which used drawings of home made by children from around the world.
THEATRE SHOW: 6 Degrees Below the Horizon is a macabre and playful tale involving sailors, pimps, barflies, chorus girls and nightclub singers.
SITED WORK: Created as part of the Made in Hull opening celebrations for Hull City of Culture 2017, Arrivals and Departures put a poetic spin on the history of arrivals in and departures from the city.