GHBoy at The Vaults

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Scott Ritchie Productions presents a disturbing psychological drama by debut playwright Paul Harvard and starring Jimmy Essex - at The Vaults from 29 April.
GHBoy at The Vaults

Image courtesy Scott Ritchie Productions

Debut playwright Paul Harvard will get his new piece - GHBoy - presented by Scott Ritchie Productions at The Vaults from 29 April to 24 May.

The show reveals the dark side of the UK's chemsex scene and stars Jimmy Essex (Hollyoaks, Grange Hill) with direction by Jon Pashley.

Here's the playwright talking about his work ...

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London, 2016.

The burgeoning party scene of East London hides a dark secret: a swathe of young men dying unexpectedly, with whispers of an unnamed killer. 

In the midst of all this, Robert is grieving the death of his father.

He desperately wants to be a better person, but trapped in a pattern of substance abuse and infidelity, he has a lingering fear that he will never find love and acceptance.

Unexpectedly, his boyfriend Sergio proposes, compelling Robert to turn his back on addiction and self-sabotage - before he destroys this final chance at happiness.

But first, he must confront a truth buried deep within his subconscious, something he himself doesn't yet fully understand.

This brand new piece of theatre tackles the misconceptions around gay culture and promiscuity.

Something far more ominous is driving men like Robert to the point of self-destruction …


Jimmy Essex - Robert Finch

Marc Bosch - Sergio

Sohm Kapila - Jasminder

Penelope Beaumont - Debbie

Adam Foster - Simon


Author: Paul Harvard
Director: Jon Pashley
Set designer: Bettina John
Lighting: Tony Simpson
Sound: Rona Castrioti
Production: Scott Ritchie Productions


The Vaults
Leake Street


From: Wednesday 29 April 2020

Closes: Sunday 24 May 2020



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