GOOD WITH MAPS: When the world map was full of gaps, the Amazon topped the list of places unknown to western explorers. In the twenty-first century are there any ‘unknowns’ left? On a trip to the Amazon, the writer ponders this and other questions as she struggles to deal with her father’s journey through Parkinson’s disease towards what is perhaps our last great unknown—death. Good with Maps is sad and confronting, but it’s also funny and thoughtful, celebrating the power of literature to transport us to places both real and imagined.
‘This is a complex, deeply rewarding piece of theatre, one that balances cerebral exuberance with shattering emotional power.’ — David Kettle, The List (Edinburgh Festival)