Conrad’s canonical novella is, for the first time, adapted into an immersive one-man show. (click for more) Join Marlow, an English sailor given the task of making contact with Mr Kurtz, an elusive ivory trader working deep inland. Marlow describes in visceral detail the shocking and rapacious nature of European trading and colonialism on the African continent at the turn of the 20th century.

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.


Presented by Maddie Skipsey and Dominic Evans

Director: Maddie Skipsey

Assistant Director: Dom Evans

Adaptation: George Johnston

Production Manager: Oliver Mosely



“Nothing short of fantastic” ***** The Tab

“A brilliant adaptation of Conrad’s haunting parable” **** Varsity