Fat Jewels at The Hope Theatre


Friday 11 May 2018


Off-West End - Tragi-comedy

Joseph Skelton's dark and surreal tragi-comedy about two lonely, repressed and marginalized individuals, plays at Islington's Hope Theatre from 3 to 21 July, directed by Luke Davies.
Fat Jewels at the Hope Theatre

Image: Raving Mask Theatre


Written by Joseph Skelton (The Noctambulist, winner Best New Writing, Durham Drama Festival) and directed by Luke Davies (The Chemsex Monologues, nominated Best Ensemble, Off West End Awards) Fat Jewels will run at the Hope Theatre in Islington this summer from 3 to 21 July.


The play stars Robert Walters, recently nominated for Best Male Emerging Talent at the British Urban Film Festival, who is joined by Hugh Train.


The show is presented by Raving Mask, a touring theatre company who have produced work that has travelled around the UK and Europe.


Their most recent production, The Conductor, was the recipient of the Jonathan Beecher Memorial Award for best production.


ActDrop has previously reviewed the following shows directed by Luke Davies (both of which got 5 star ratings):


- The Chemsex Monologues at the King's Head Theatre, and

- The HIV Monologues at the Ace Hotel.


Synopsis


A South Yorkshire council estate.


Pat's having strange dreams.


He can't shake them.


He's gone round to Danny's for a chat and some healthy advice.


Lonely and dangerous, Danny insists that what Pat needs is a therapy programme of Danny's own making, involving cricket bats and trips to the zoo …


Cast


Danny - Robert Walters

Pat - Hugh Train


Creatives


Author: Joseph Skelton
Director: Luke Davies
Designer: Bonnie Poole
Production: Raving Mask Theatre

Venue


Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 1RL

Dates


From: Tuesday 3 July 2018

Closes: Saturday 21 July 2018

Tickets


Standard: £15

Concessions: £12


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Links


Show website
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