WE KNOW NOW SNOWMEN EXIST

All Female. All Scottish. All Dead.

Previous Performances 

THE SPACE ARTS CENTRE, LONDON    MARCH 19th-23rd 2019

THE OLD FIRE STATION, CARLISLE      AUGUST 29th 2018

Five women go camping in a remote mountain range. None return.

 

Each has their own reasons for needing to get away. But what starts as a camping trip takes a dark turn when they start to question if they’re really alone on the mountainside. Each has heard the Legend of the Snowmen, but what really awaits the girls outside the relative safety of their tent - and more importantly, do they really know who’s inside it?

 

Based upon the real events of the Dyatlov Pass Incident this psychological horror transfers events to the modern day, but explores the mysteries that have remained unsolved since the 1950s. Why was the tent cut open form the inside out? Why were the bodies partially dressed in each others’ clothing? And what was meant by the group’s chilling final journal entry; 

 

‘We know now snowmen exist’

ABOUT

2018 Carlisle Fringe : Recipient of the Creative Spark Commission for New Theatre

2019 Cumbria Culture Awards - Live Production of the Year - FINALIST

 

An original play written by Michael Spencer, and directed by Lexie Ward (our Highly Suspect Co-Murderers-in-Chief!) Lighting Design for both the workshop and the Carlisle Fringe performance was by Andy Ball.

We Know Now Snowmen Exist underwent R & D and workshops in early 2018. It debuted officially on August 29th 2018 as part of the Carlisle Fringe Festival., and went on to have it's first run at The Space, London in March 2019.​

Original Cast : Rowan Kikke (Lisa), Rebekah Holly Neilson (Rachel), Vanessa Sedgwick (Chloe), Chloe Sturrock (Hayley) & Naomi Webster (Zoe). 

We Know Now Snowmen Exist is produced in association with the Adam Morley Theatre Company.

TRAILER FOR THE AUGUST 2018 CARLISLE FRINGE PERFORMANCE.

Footage taken from the June 2018 workshop performance

REVIEWS

"Goosebump-inducing, powerful stuff, this is relevant, necessary theatre." -

A Stagey Lady.

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"'We Know Now Snowmen Exist’ is a production that proves why thrillers work so well in the theatre." - London Theatre Reviews

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"It’s funny, charming and well written, even if it gives just a little too much information on girls’ weeing habits.” - Everything Theatre

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"A thrilling and tight play that’s well worth your time......combining quick paced, raucous dialogue with a seething sense of dread, the script of this play is very strong." - Theatre Box Blog

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"Intense and committed performances from the actors...and a plot worthy of Inside No. 9, ensures a chilling, funny and revealing evening." - Sue in the Stalls

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PHOTOGRAPHY

WE KNOW NOW SNOWMEN EXIST SHOW IMAGES

Images taken from August 29th 2018 Carlisle Fringe performance at The Old Fire Station.

Photography by Stuart Walker

WE KNOW NOW SNOWMEN EXIST SHOW IMAGES

Images taken from June 2018 workshop performance

Photography by FLYING FLETCHER PHOTOGRAPHY

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