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Shadow of Heaven, The

The Shadow of Heaven is an explosive, hour-long journey through Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost, emphasising the work’s visceral, physical and musical qualities. Read more …

Describing Satan’s quest from the depths of hell up to the Garden of Eden – and his meeting with Eve – this highly imaginative adaptation seeks to present the theatrical dynamism at the heart of Milton’s seminal work; which he originally imagined as a piece of tragic theatre.

This production springs from the long-term collaboration of Al Seed and Judith Milligan, who have spent the past two years exploring the interplay between the theatrical forms of Tragedy and Bouffon.

The critical consensus

This complex and beautiful adaptation of Milton's Paradise Lost is disturbing and gorgeous.

****(*)Lorna Irvine, The List, 16/04/2018

Offers moments of outstanding power.

***(*)(*)Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman, 21/04/2018

Visually appealing physical theatre dramatisation of Paradise Lost.

****(*)Glenys McIntyre, The Wee Review, 21/04/2018

Where and when?

Tron Theatre, Glasgow from Tuesday April 17, 2018, until Wednesday April 18, 2018. More info:

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