Breach Theatre’s ‘Tank’ comes to HOME, Manchester from 4 to 6 May, 2017

“Don’t even think in your own language. English, all the time!” 

Following a hugely successful run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival, Breach Theatre’s Tank now comes to HOME, Manchester from 4 to 6 May, as part of a 2017 UK tour.


In 1965, an American scientist lived with a dolphin for 10 weeks to try and teach him to speak English – part of the Dolphin House experiments, a NASA-funded research project into human-animal communication.

Condemned by the wider scientific community as an elaborate circus trick, researcher Margaret Lovatt’s lessons with Peter remain a highly controversial episode in the space race between the two superpowers at the height of the Cold War.



Breach’s Fringe First Award-winning Tank rips this history apart to explore the difficulties of bridging cultural divides, the politics behind the stories we tell, and what happens when you inject a dolphin with LSD.


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