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“A Fascinating Response to an Extraordinary Time”: Ubu and the Truth Commission in Pictures

Ubu and the Truth CommissionUbu and the Truth Commission, by Jane Taylor and illustrated by William Kentridge, took to the stage at the Edinburgh International Festival in August this year.

Scottish photographer Murdo Macleod captured the multimedia production on camera, and The Guardian shared the photographs on their website.

Taylor teamed up with the Handspring Puppet Company to bring Ubu and the Truth Commission to life in Edinburgh.

Mark Fisher reviewed the play, saying it’s “a fascinating response to an extraordinary time”.

The puppetry team behind War Horse turn their hands to post-apartheid South Africa for this imaginative reframing of Alfred Jarry’s 19th-century play, Ubu Roi.

South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company deliver a fascinating updating of Ubu Roi, Alfred Jarry’s absurdist play of 1896.

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