Peeping Tom, Diptych. Photo © Virginia Rota

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Peeping Tom: The Missing Door, The Lost Room

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Peeping Tom, Diptych. Photo © Virginia Rota

Works in mysterious ways: two pieces by Belgian physical theatre company Peeping Tom

 

Agatha Christie meets Wes Anderson and forties’ film noir in a diptych by Belgian company Peeping Tom (one of the few international visitors to Barcelona’s Grec festival, where pandemic restrictions have forced a focus on local companies). The Missing Door opens with a man dragging a woman’s body through a battered hallway; so much has happened before we enter the scene. A footman and chambermaid dash about, mopping the floor and walls. Why are they cleaning so impetuously? The woman…

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