Skin Deep


Wednesday 26 July 2017


London Fringe

After a sell-out run at The Old Red Lion as part of the London Horror Festival in 2016, 'Skin Deep' returns to the Camden Fringe, written by Lee Anderson and produced by Attila Theatre - from 31 July to 6 August.
Skin Deep at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre

Image: Attila Theatre


Myth. Matriarch. Murderer.


Erzsébet Báthory was one of the most powerful women in sixteenth century Europe; heir to a powerful dynasty, wife of a decorated war-hero and countess of a vast fortune.


She later became a sadistic serial killer - allegedly killing nearly 600 young women in cold blood.


'Skin Deep' explores faith, power, sexuality and a touch of the paranormal to investigate Báthory's friendships, her struggles with the societal confines of her existence and what really makes a murderer.


After a sell-out run at The Old Red Lion, as part of the London Horror Festival in October 2016, 'Skin Deep' returns to the Camden Fringe at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, written by Lee Anderson of SQUINT and Performance Anxiety and produced by Attila Theatre.


Attila strive to create theatre that gets to grips with popular culture, using dark, piercing humour and a messy yet distinctive visual style.


They are drawn to stories about women that are set within stereotypically masculine realms.


Cast


Erzsébet Báthory: Ashley Winter

Anna Darvulia: Hanna Rohtla

Ursula Nadasdy: Rachel August

Ferenc Nadasdy: Oscar Scott-White

Lucie: Clementine Mills

Mara: Katie Turner

Gabi: Philippa James

Kata: Natalie Pailing

Zsofi: Lilian Tsang

Istvan Báthory: Mike Archer

Gabor Báthory: Matthew Wellard


Creatives


Text: Lee Anderson

Direction: Christopher Montague & Ailin Conant

Sound: Ross Kernahan

Costume: Hanna Rohtla


Venue


The Lion and Unicorn

42-44 Gaisford Street

Kentish Town

London NW5


Dates


31 July to 6 August 2017 at 9-15pm


Tickets


£12 (£10 concessions)

Buy tickets for Skin Deep at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre


Links

Attila Theatre

The Lion and Unicorn Theatre

ActDrop listing for Camden Fringe at Lion and Unicorn

The Camden Fringe 2017

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