New Cellars, Pembroke College
There were three people in my marriage… Three people and twelve legs.
Professor George Grey is world-renowned for her pioneering research into octopus intelligence. Recently bereaved, her closest relationship these days is with her research subject, Frances, who resides in a large, purpose-built tank in George’s campus accommodation.
But when ambitious anthropologist Harry enters her life, his breathtaking new theory threatens to tear her world apart in more ways than one…
Octopolis is a fascinating and funny exploration of love, grief, and what makes us human.
Grief, mention of death, animal death.
The venue is fully wheelchair accessible. Assistance dogs are welcome to this event. There are arrangements for people hard of hearing.