The Basement Tapes

by Stella Reid, Jane Yonge, Thomas Lambert and Oliver Morse
presented by Zanetti Productions
dates on UK tour presented by house

Following her grandmother’s death, a girl faces the overwhelming task of clearing out the belongings. Deep in the cramped, cluttered basement, she discovers a series of mysterious tape recordings made by her grandmother. As she hears the tapes for the first time, things start to unravel.

Twin Peaks meets Serial in this award-winning thriller from New Zealand.

A conflict of reality and memory, an outpouring of secrets: The Basement Tapes is told through physical performance, audio recordings and gripping narrative.

Winner: Fringe First at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018;
Winner: The Stage Award for Outstanding Performance for Stella Reid

★★★★★ ‘a white-knuckle rollercoaster ride that will stick with you for days.’ Broadway Baby
‘Intimate and spine-tingling…. haunting and haunted.’ The Stage
‘Stella Reid is terrific… [This play is] an absolute treat. Both funny and scary.’ Across the Arts
Eerie, thrilling and totally engrossing.’ Theatreview
★★★★ A Younger Theatre, Ed Fringe Review, The Reviews Hub

Length: 55 minutes
Age recommendation: 14+
Warnings: Strong language, depiction / description of violence, loud noises, strobe lighting
Photo: Thomas Lambert
Twitter and Instagram: @zanettiprod

This performance is supported on tour by house, delivered by Farnham Maltings and funded by Arts Council England

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Tour Dates

Date Time Venue Booking Information
01/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre. Book here
03/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Wells Maltings Book here
04/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Stantonbury Theatre Book here
05/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Old Fire Station, Oxford Book here
06/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Greenwich Theatre Book here
09/07/2019 8pm - 8.55pm The Woodville Book here
10/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Ashcroft Arts Centre Book here
11/07/2019 7.30pm - 8.25pm Forest Arts Centre Book here