Eureka! has designed a poster for the Volcano Theatre Company’s production of TalkSexShow, a play that promises its audience ‘a unique opportunity to master some of the most difficult sexual practices known to humankind’. Eureka! director Scott Doran, who designed the poster, says, ‘We’ve stripped the design down to its bare ingredients. It’s very clean and punchy, reflecting Volcano’s boldness as a company, as opposed to many of the theatre posters we design which are more layered and heavy-going.’ The production is scheduled to tour 25 venues around the UK from 26 September.
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