This daring large-scale outdoor production weaves together extreme physicality, a stunning soundtrack, intricate imagery and strange yet familiar characters.
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In a world of dangers, high seas and troubled lands, CARGO tells the tale of two people and their quest for the perfect place to call home. Filled with adventurers, exiles, conquerors and slaves, CARGO explores the primal urge of humans to leave their country of origin, whether it be for a better life, to escape a past, for a new way of living, or to find... themselves.
The feel is of all hands on deck coming together as a global village.
This well-meaning show is a bit of a damp squib.
...compensates with striking images...not to mention some fabulous live music.
Leith Links, Edinburgh from Wednesday August 11, 2010, until Sunday August 22, 2010. 9.15pm.