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In January 2018, we were supported by the Summerhall Lab programme to develop a piece of new writing in collaboration with playwright/performer Belle Jones. The result of our week’s development became Closed Doors which went on to feature as part of Summerhall’s programme at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2018

Spoken word is set against the backdrop of an exhilarating live score and, together, three diverse performers create their own brand of storytelling in theatre. The story follows four women; forced together after their block of flats is evacuated by the police. They squeeze into a Sarree shop to escape the cold and it doesn't take long for tensions to rise...


Closed Doors wouldn’t have been made possible without the support of:

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“a spectacular combination of beautifully written theatre, wonderful music and a solid, important message. The three women onstage make an incredibly tight team and never miss a beat.”
★★★★★ - Broadway World

“the words are the hero in this show. Expertly delivered by the cast, this is an aural feast. The whole homegrown show is poetry with a carefully orchestrated soundtrack.”
★★★★ - The Wee Review

“Novasound weave the story of four very different female residents through music, giving the piece the free-flowing energy of a live concept album.”
★★★★ - The Scotsman