9 Aug 2017

Don’t miss Flood: To the Sea on BBC Two this weekend

We’re thrilled to reveal that Slung Low’s Flood: To the Sea (Part 3) will air on BBC Two this Saturday (12 August) at 10pm. It will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer for 30 days following transmission on BBC Two.

What if the fleeing masses from our TV screens and Twitter feeds, in their boats and their orange lifejackets, had English accents? Because displacement is like disease: deep down we think it only happens to other people.

Flood: To the Sea is the third instalment of an extraordinary year-long epic commissioned for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 that will be told online, live in Hull and on BBC television. Created by the groundbreaking Leeds-based theatre company Slung Low, it is directed by artistic director Alan Lane and features new talent from a range of backgrounds and disciplines. It is written by award-winning playwright James Phillips, and directed by Ross MacGibbon for BBC TV.

Flood: To the Sea (Part 3) is being shown as part of the BBC Arts strand, Performance Live. Performance Live is a risk-taking and pioneering new strand of programmes, generated through a partnership between BBC Arts, Arts Council England and Battersea Arts Centre, that brings some of the most innovative and exciting artists working in performance in England today to prime time Saturday night television on BBC Two in 2017 and 2018.

Flood: From the Sea (Part 1)

Flood: Abundance (Part 2)
See it again or for the first time this October as part of our double-bill (details below).

One day it starts to rain and no-one knows why. Far out on the North Sea a fisherman raises a girl in his net, miraculously alive from the deep sea. Is she one of the migrants now washing up on Britain’s shores? Or someone sent for some higher purpose?

Flood: To the Sea (Part 3)
Watch it on 12 August at 10pm on BBC Two.

Flood: New World (Part 4)
26 – 29 Sep 2017  | Tickets: £10 – £12.50

The world is begun again, anew. The wave has struck. The world as we know it has ended. Gloriana, the girl from the sea, is missing. Can the shattered survivors of the flood build a new world?

Tickets for the fourth and final part of Flood will go on-sale on Monday 14 August 2017, 10am.

Discover a whole new world online
Dive deeper and discover more about Flood as the story continues to unfold. We’ve also released a new podcast series featuring interviews with the team and cast retelling Flood: Abundance (Part 2) in five exciting segments. Check it out hull2017.co.uk/flood.

Flood: Abundance (Part 2) & Flood: New World (Part 4) – Double-bill

4 – 8 Oct 2017 | Tickets: £20 – £25

We’re presenting a double-bill of Flood: Abundance (Part 2) and Flood: New World (Part 4) live at Victoria Dock from 4 to 8 October 2017.  Tickets for this double-bill will go on-sale on Monday 14 August 2017, 10am.

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