Curious Directive presents
Your Last Breath
A normal love story, spanning 160 years.
Your Last Breath unravels the incredible true story of an extreme skier who was suspended between life and death in the mountains of Norway.
1876 – Christopher leaves his young family behind to work in Norway. He will map the uncharted mountains for the very first time.
1999 – Anna’s body freezes after an extreme-skiing accident and her heart stops. Four hours later, it miraculously starts beating again.
2015 – Freija, a top flight business woman, has just lost her father. She travels to scatter his ashes in Norway.
2036 – Nicholas was ‘suspended in animation’ as a new born. He explains the importance of Anna’s incredible true story, not just for him, but for people across the world.
Fringe First Winner Your Last Breath returns by popular demand for a special limited run this winter.
Composition & Pianist
William Boohan, Elizabath Holmes & Russell Woodhead
12th December 2015 (following the 8pm performance)
Post show discussion with Martin Greenaway, Cartographer from World renowned Stanfords, London. This discussion will focus on the character of Christopher mapping in 1876 and the role of maps in our lives in the 21st century.
19th December 2015 (following the 8pm performance)
Post show discussion with Dr. Adam Alston (University of Surrey) and Prof. Mike Tipton (University of Portsmouth). This discussion will focus on the music in the play and the incredible science of cold water immersion.