The B*easts


Setting the modern obsession with putting your own child first, against our responsibility as a society towards our children as a whole, explores how far one mum will go to give her child what she wants.
The B*easts at Bush Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Bush Theatre
Started: Monday 12 February 2018
Closed: Saturday 3 March 2018
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: 14+

Background


BAFTA-winning actress Monica Dolan has starred in W1A, Appropriate Adult, The Witness For The Prosecution and Strike: The Silkworm.


She brings her first play, The B*easts, to London following a hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where it won a Stage Edinburgh Award 2017.


The B*easts is directed by John Hoggarth, co-director of the North Wall, designed by James Button, with lighting by Tom Clutterbuck.


Synopsis


A searing 'What If?' exploration of the pornification of our culture and the sexualisation of our children.


Setting the modern obsession with putting your own child first, against our responsibility as a society towards our children as a whole, this dark tale, written by and starring Monica Dolan, explores how far one mum will go to give her child what she wants.


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Dates


Previews from:Monday 12 February 2018

Press night:Thursday 15 February 2018

Closes:Saturday 3 March 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £10

Access information


Audio described performance:

Sat 24 Feb, 2.30pm


Captioned performance:

Thur 1 Mar, 7.30pm


Cast


Monica Dolan

Creatives


Author: Monica Dolan
Director: John Hoggarth
Designer: James Button
Lighting: Tom Clutterbuck
Production: Suzanna Rosenthal

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