Sodid Svid Theatre Company was founded in Iceland in 2009 by Adalbjorg Arnadottir and Salka Gudmundsdottir, with the aim of making imaginative, dynamic theatre with an emphasis on original playwriting. The company took its first overseas production, award-winning Icelandic/Scottish collaboration Breaker, to the Adelaide Fringe 2013 and subsequently enjoyed a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. The company’s acclaimed new children’s play, The Elusive Portal, opened in Reykjavík in September 2013 and will return to the National Theatre of Iceland in December 2014.

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whatever a moon has always meant

Currently in development with Sodid Svid, whatever a moon has always meant is a monologue written by Salka Gudmundsdottir and directed/co-produced by Graeme Maley. In 1988, 7 year old Lena is going [...]

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Breaker is a powerful new play by Icelandic writer Salka Gudmundsdottir, translated and directed by Scottish director Graeme Maley. Caught up in nostalgia and myths, Daniel comes to the remote island where his grandmother grew up, seeking answers and closure but finds local teacher Sunna trying to make her own way through the darkness following a horrific series of events in the community. Gripping and thought-provoking.