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VIDEO

Interview with Andrew Quick (Co-Director)

If you want to read more of Andrew’s thoughts on the show, click below for a written interview with him discussing the show:

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Inside the rehearsal room

 

Check out what the company have been listening to as creative inspiration, for warm-ups, and as they learn their lines in Night of the Living Dead Remix

PHOTOS:

In the process of making this show we’ve run a number of learning residencies. Below are a selection of photos from these:

ESSAY

The Historical and Political Context of Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead is an American film, and America in the 1960s was a society in a state of violent transition.  World War 2, the Cold War, and in particular the parallel development in the post 1945 evolution of rocket and space technologies and nuclear weapons had ended the sense of invulnerability that had informed the American psyche, and consequently its foreign policy for most of The Twentieth Century…

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Zombies and Other Monsters

Psychoanalysis, and particularly the work of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung and their followers suggests that our unconscious mind deals with the things that worry us in a highly metaphoric or symbolic way. If we dream that we are lost in a forest being chased by wolves it is probably not literally being pursued by wild animals that is causing our anxiety. From earliest times, human beings have given fictional form to their anxieties through the creation of monsters…

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An Interview with Russ Streiner

Andrew Quick interviews Russ Streiner, producer of Night of the Living Dead and the actor who played Johnny in the movie.

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Further Reading List

If you’ve been inspired by what’s on this page and would like to read and watch more about Night of the Living Dead then download the further reading list

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