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Wednesday 14th - Saturday 17th April 2021 (Preview: Tuesday 13th April) at 8pm (9pm on Friday)

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This is a recipient of our Outside the Box commission, supporting artists to develop larger-scale projects – live, virtual or both – which explore what ‘live performance’ can be at a time of closed theatres.

Presented by Adam Welsh

Adam cannot visualise the future. All he sees in front of him is the past.

After returning home to find his flat ransacked, the scene of the crime becomes a scene of visiting ghosts. He finds a series of clues that tell him who he is.

While London keeps on building, his hometown in the North East is being quietly demolished. Having never felt this far away from home, he abandons the world of the present to investigate what might have been.

Inspired by conversations with CPT’s local communities, No Future is a multi-dimensional project that bridges film, theatre and installation. It is about vision, restoring order, and the past coming to meet you.

Watch the live-streamed performance from the safety of your own home, and attend an installation that may or may not happen. (Everything can be experienced at home)

The performance will run for approximately 70 minutes with no interval.

Commissioned as part of Camden People’s Theatre Outside the Box Season, generously funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. No Future is also funded by Arts Council England.


This performance contains blood, as well as content involving violence, illness and death that viewers may find disturbing.


This performance contains flashing images.

If you have any other questions or enquiries that are not covered here please do get in touch by emailing Emma, our General Manager at [email protected]

About the company

Adam is a writer, director and sound designer (mainly of things that happen in theatres).

He is a founder member and associate artist of the Obie award-winning theatre company Dead Centre. He was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre award for his work with the company. 

No Future is the second piece in a trilogy of work. The first piece was There but for the Grace of God (go I), which was seed-commissioned by CPT, ARC, and most recently seen at Soho Theatre.

Other organisations that he has worked with include The National Theatre, Headlong, Barbican, Schaubühne, Druid, Young Vic, Sage Gateshead, Soho Theatre, The Yard, BAC, ARC Stockton, Camden People’s Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and Lincoln Center NYC

www.adamwelsh.co.uk | @Adamfgwelsh

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