Super Connected – Tim Arnold

Indie Rock and Black Mirror meet social media and the Big Tech time bomb. A gig, a film drama and stage show rolled into one.

LIVE THEATRE SHOW, ALBUM & FILM SCREENING.

“A conceptual lyrical narrative taking aim at big tech’s insidious footprints across our lives”
– Mojo ★★★★

Is it time to break up with our phones?

Based on the critically acclaimed album by indie rock polymath Tim Arnold, ‘Super Connected LIVE’ is a Black Mirror-esque show fusing film, live music, theatre and the ticking time bomb of social media & big tech.

As the film rolls, Arnold performs on stage and screen accompanied by pianist Sarah Kershaw (The Irrepressibles) & ballerina Daniela Maccari (The Lindsay Kemp Company). With the scale of Radiohead and panache of BowieSuper Connected LIVE is a digital age-take on the silent movie. With narration by Stephen Fry.

Full of wit, wisdom & terror, the show explores a family’s struggle with technology addiction.

Being pulled in & out of the screen by the attention-grabbing characters, Arnold grapples with what connection & intimacy mean in a digitally distracted world.

Lock your phones in our pouches, pocket them, & break free from the digital grind before the show! Join us after for a Screenless Social to chat with each other & the creative team.

Get Super Connected! Explore the album before you watch the show here.

“Super Connected is like a warning from the future… remarkably poignant, funny, ominous and heartrending” – R n R ★★★★

“A lush, dynamic and dramatic piece about the enslavement and surveillance of our phone and computer screens” – Mojo ★★★★

“No musician gets surveillance capitalism and data colonialism like Tim Arnold”

– Nick Couldry, Professor at The London School of Economics


Music written and performed by Tim Arnold

Piano Sarah Kershaw. Choreography and dance Daniela Maccari. Sound by Jim Warren.

Film directed by Tim Arnold. Adapted for the stage and directed by Kate Alderton

Produced by Nim Arnold for The Tim Arnold Company

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Date

Fri 17 May 2024

Time

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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