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Assistant Director – Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

A Royal and Derngate, Royal Exchange and Northern Stage co-production.

Directed by James Dacre

Designed by Mike Britton

Cast: Charles Aitken, Kim Criswell, Matthew Douglas, Victoria Elliott, Mariah Gale, Kieron Jecchinis, Sean Murray and Daragh O’Malley (understudy Terence Wilton)

Rehearsal blog here

“There Has Possibly Been An Incident” by Chris Thorpe

at Northern Stage, St Stephens, Thursday 8th August 2013

*Originally written for A Younger Theatre*

How best do we fight against something which we don’t agree with? Who decides who is a hero and who is a villain? What compromises do we have to make if we are to change anything? Chris Thorpe’s There Has Possibly Been An Incident doesn’t answer any of these questions, and it’s all the better for it. Rather, it throws them out into the open for debate, acting as a springboard for discussion, using a quasi-documentary tone and aesthetic in order to force an interrogation of truth.

The stage in Sam Pritchard’s production isn’t ready as we enter the auditorium. Three actors – Gemma Brockis, Nigel Barrett and Yusra Warsama – are in the process of setting up a number of microphones, Continue reading “There Has Possibly Been An Incident” by Chris Thorpe