Raisha lives in the heart of the city. For the summer holidays, she is sent to the seaside to stay with her Auntie. Alone on the beach, building sandcastles quickly becomes boring. Things start to look more interesting when Raisha makes friends with a beachcomber and a lifeguard. Together, they discover that the natural world has plenty to offer if you only spend time to look up, down, around and beyond…
Cloudwatching was a play about imagination and experimentation. Devised and written in association with a working scientist, the play was inspired by the work of the influential 20th century optical and acoustic scientist C.V. Raman, and Luke Howard, the Victorian meteorologist and philanthropist.
The production toured to venues nationally.
“The tenderness of the interactions between the three characters conveys a valuable message to young audiences: Cloudwatching is delightful.”
Chris Elwell has been the Director of Half Moon Theatre on White Horse Road since 1997. He talks about Cloudwatching a production which was ahead of its time in 1998 as it involved a video artist and projection