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“This devised piece is ingenious and immediate, and delivered to perfection”


“It is hard to find fault in this production.”


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“A seriously impressive production.” 


“Cicada 3301 deserves to attain ‘Fringe classic’ status” 

                   The EFC

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‘Did you know that the trees in Bedgebury Forest can talk to each other? 

Well, actually, all trees can talk to each other.’ 

In 2012, an anonymous 4chan post sparked a scavenger hunt through old manuscripts, out to locations all over the globe and into the uncharted areas of the dark net.

In 2019, the hunt continues. In the basement of a church, a group of Cicada followers meet every Friday to finally find the truth behind the enigmatic organisation.

This intrinsically human story follows the search for purpose, community and the value of privacy in the 21st century.

CICADA 3301 was devised by Fishbowl Theatre and performed at Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival 2019. 

Directed and devised by: Aaron Kilercioglu and Issy Snape

Cast/Devisers: Milo Callaghan; Beth Hindhaugh; Bilal Hasna; Georgia Vyvyan

Produced by: Theo Sawkins

Lighting Design: Dmitry Bashtanov

Sound Design: Ruari Paterson-Achenbach 

Technician: Lucia Revel-Chion

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