Tipping Point by Ockham's Razor

24th Nov - 26th Nov Foyle Arena Thur/Fri 7pm; Sat 4pmBook Now
'Tipping Point' is the closing weekend performance of Echo Echo Festival 2016. It was one of the highlights of Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016 winning a coveted Total Theatre award and gaining multiple five-star reviews

image from Tipping Point by Mark Dawson Photography

Tipping Point by Ockham’s Razor

Produced by Turtle Key Arts

Echo Echo is thrilled to welcome one of the most successful shows of 2016 to our Festival this year. Winner of a prestigious Total Theatre award and multiple five-star reviews, these are performances not to be missed. 

Tipping Point is set in the round with the audience drawn in close to the action. The five performers are enclosed within the circle of the stage, transforming simple metal poles into a rich landscape of images. Together they face a series of challenges as poles are balanced on fingertips, hung from the roof, swung, lashed, climbed up and clung to, the action veering from catastrophe to mastery.

Within this teetering world they push and support each other as they wrestle with the moment when things begin to shift. They must decide whether to rail against the chaos or ride it out, allowing life to tilt towards the tipping point.

Tipping Point features a multi-layered surround sound musical landscape especially composed by Adem Ilhan & Quinta who have previously worked with Philip Selway of Radiohead, Hot Chip and Bat For Lashes.

The performance is suitable for all ages including families and children. It was also winner of the Primary Times Children's Choice Award at Edinburgh Fringe 2016.

Press for Ockham's Razor

     Broadway Baby

     The Upcoming


a terrific show  The Guardian

playful and poetic - this is a class act.  The Times 

mesmerising and breathtaking - their best show yet Total Theatre

there's something magical about Ockham’s Razor Evening Standard 

a touching exploration of trust and betrayal, executed with a playful lightness of touch Financial Times

exhilarating to watch, both thrilling and nerve-racking - a spellbinding performance The Stage

thrilling aerial theatre from the trailblazing Ockham’s Razor.  Metro

Tipping Point promo clip

Visit: http://www.ockhamsrazor.co.uk/tipping-point

Tipping Point credits

Ockham’s Razor produced by Turtle Key Arts presents Tipping Point. Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival and The Lowry, Salford Quays.

Creative team:

Directed by Charlotte Mooney and Tina Koch - Ockham’s Razor

Devised and performed by Alex Harvey, Telma Pinto, Steve Ryan, Emily Nicholl & Nich Galzin

Musical Composition: Adem Ilhan and Quinta

Costume Design: Tina Bicat

Lighting Design: Phil Supple

Company Stage Manager: Sophie Postlethwaite

Production images by Mark Dawson Photography


Three public performances.

  • Thursday 24th November at 7pm
  • Friday 25th November at 7pm
  • Saturday 26th November at 4pm

All Tipping Point performances will be held in the Main Hall at Foyle Arena, St Columb's Park, Limavady Road, Derry-Londonderry, BT47 6JY.

Ticket information

Tickets: £10 / £7 concession

Family ticket for 4 places: £25


Buy in person at Echo Echo Studios, Magazine Street.

Group discounts available please Contact Us well in advance.








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Halloween Dance Picnic

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12th November +

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WICCA by Junebug

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