Civil unrest floods the hometown of a medical researcher and his doctor wife just as he is on the brink of a major discovery. They flee to an isolated Nordic research facility to finish the project, but fractures in their marriage start to appear. As the outside world grows increasingly hostile, they are forced to choose between conflicting allegiances.
"beautifully written... a thrilling account of the dynamics of interpersonal suspicion and sexual politics, and a story about how ancient mythologies can seep into the contemporary world... an immensely impressive piece of work" —The Stage
"perfectly balances the personal and political... occasionally shocking, often uncomfortable, the play is also thoroughly enjoyable and thought-provoking" —The Arts Desk