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Hoipolloi in association with Hugh Hughes Productions

Presented in Season 1 2009

Presented by Arts House in association with Ten Days on the Island ans Sydney Opera House

7.30pm, Wed 18 Mar
7.30pm, Thurs 19 Mar
7.30pm, Fri 20 Mar
7.30pm, Sat 21 Mar
7.30pm, Sun 22 Mar

75 mins no internal
$25 / $18

Arts House
North Melbourne Town Hall
521 Queensberry St,
North Melbourne

Contains smoke effects


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1 April 1982 The Isle of Anglesey is hit by an earthquake, the Menai Bridge collapses  and the island is torn from the mainland of Wales and swept into the terrible storms of the north Atlantic. trapped on board is Hugh Hughes, desperate to escape and discover life outside his small island.

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Hoipolloi are proud to welcome you to the wonderful world of Hugh Hughes. Hugh and his collaborative partner Sioned Rowlands colourfully reconstruct the island’s journey across the Atlantic, up to the Arctic and beyond.

Floating is a comic and beautiful tale of the island that floated away.

Created and performed:
Hugh Hughes, Sioned Rowlands
Artistic Associates:
Alex Byrne, Shôn Dale-Jones, Stefanie Müller, Guy Myhill, Jill Norman


Supported by – British Council
Image by – John Baucher