Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.


Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 May 2pm - 9pm

The Space, Norwich

Quarantine - Summer image, a beach, a brick wall sits in the centre of the image, with a black wheelie bin in front of it, attached to the bin is a bunch of multicoloured balloons

There are things in life you can’t rehearse for...

Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. is a quartet about the human life cycle - living, dying, and our relationship with time - from internationally renowned theatre company Quarantine. 

Comprising three live performances and a film, this piece of mass portraiture is epic in scale, ambition and subject. 

Each piece has a distinct focus: Summer. finds the extraordinary in ordinary people and finds people responding to this very day; Autumn. brings people together in a space where you can eat, dance, cook, learn, play ping pong and much more; Winter. meets a woman preparing for death; and in Spring. pregnant women imagine what the future will hold for them and their unborn children.

**** ‘Tonight and tomorrow the show will be different. Because that's how life is….’ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian on Summer - Click here to read the full review


Watch the Summer. trailer here


Watch the Autumn. trailer here


Watch the Winter. trailer here


Watch the Spring. trailer here

Summer. and Spring. will both feature local people, to find out more about getting involved email takepart@nnfestival.org.uk

Recommended for ages 14+

These events run 7hrs in total, including interval times. 

These events have been created as a cycle of work to be experienced together and therefore cannot be booked separately - the ticket price is for all four performances.

Click here to book a £6 return bus ticket from Norwich Theatre Royal to The Space.


Visit Quarantine's website here

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Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. is co-produced by Compass Live Art, Contact, Dublin Theatre Festival , HOME, Göteborgs Dans & Teater Festival, In Between Time, Lancaster Arts, National Theatre Wales, Northern Stage and SICK! Festival. Supported through NXT STP.

Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. has received an Arts Council England Exceptional Award and support from The Granada Foundation, The Unity Theatre Trust and The Wellcome Trust.