Why do we need sleep? What happens when we go without it? The 50-minute play small hours probes the mysteries of human circadian rhythm, the daily pattern of wakefulness and sleep, and how this can be either disrupted or adjusted. Filmed over four days during the COVID pandemic in different locations across Europe, join this journey of self-exploration and see where it might lead you. Co-Produced by IF Oxford and Oxford Playhouse with scientific advice from the University of Oxford Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute. Written by Ava Wong Davies. Directed by Yasmin Sidhwa. Film by Ben Johnston.