10.45pm, Saturday 5th December 2015 – the lights go out across Lancaster, Morecambe and Carnforth, plunging 100,000 people into darkness. Blackout is an original play inspired by testimony from residents, community organisations, emergency responders, sociologists and journalists, telling the stories of ordinary lives in extraordinary times during the Storm Desmond power cut. A thrilling account of chaos, bewilderment and camaraderie during a power cut which left communities without communication, transport or information, cut off from the modern world.
BLACKOUT Where were you when the lights went out? By Sarah McDonald-Hughes | Directed by Alex Summers Fri 13 October – Fri 3 November at The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE 10.45pm, Saturday 5th December 2015 – the lights go