The Soul in the Machine
Friday 20th May 2016, 7.30 pm
Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/derbycathedral
“We are more than bodies to be fed to a machine. We are made for more than work. We have souls, we have spirits and somewhere in this dead city there must be a place for those things.” London, 1844 - Centre of Empire, crucible of the New Jerusalem. Her gutters run with effluent and blood and her skies are choked with the smoke of a hundred factories and foundries, but above the smoke, the stars still shine. George Williams is a country boy who comes to the city to find his place in the world and to make his mark. Appalled by the spirit-crushing rhythms of the Worker’s life he fights to spread the light of God, and create a place where the soul can be nurtured. Commissioned by YMCA, Created by Saltmine Trust ' The Soul in the Machine' is a play for anyone who works for a living.
Age recommendation for the show is age 12 and upwards.