The Chain: a three-minute performance managing to pack in pyrotechnics, exploding popcorn, and a hell of a lot of water. Part of SURGE festival, it began in France as a community-based project. The idea is that, with each performance, another link is added on. This was developed over four days in one of the SURGE Masterclasses, during which time, as director Richard Stamp (dotComedy) apologises, the group 'must have annoyed the people in the other Arches with screaming, shouting, banging and a lot of water'.
SURGE is Conflux's first festival of physical theatre, street arts and circus, running between 19-25 July 2010. For more information on Conflux go to conflux.co.uk