Two Degrees: Oil City

Following the success of The Oil Road, Platform have developed ‘Oil City’, an intriguing piece of site-specific immersive theatre, for this year’s Two Degrees Festival. The work promises to transport participants ‘deep into the underbelly of London’s oil economy’. Was this what Brecht had in mind when he wrote that the new forms of intersubjective relations produced by the oil economy demand ‘new theatrical and dramatic form’ and concluded that ‘Petroleum resists the five-act form’?

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