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.
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):
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 …
Danny - Robert Walters
Pat - Hugh Train
Author: Joseph Skelton
Director: Luke Davies
Set designer: Andrew Skelton
Production: Luke Davies and Joseph Skelton, Raving Mask Theatre
From: Tuesday 3 July 2018
Closed: Saturday 21 July 2018
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