Velvet


Tom has always dreamt of being a successful actor, and now after years of disappointment he is finally presented with his golden opportunity … and an impossible decision to make.
Velvet at the Above The Stag Theatre

Photo credit Lidia Crisafulli


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Above The Stag Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 2 October 2019
Closes: Sunday 27 October 2019
Running time:1 hr 00 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


WINNER - 'Outstanding Monologue' in Theatre Weekly Best of the Fest 2018


WINNER - Sean Meehan Identity in Theatre Award 2019


Winner of Theatre Weekly's 'Outstanding Monologue' in Edinburgh 2018's best of the fest, Velvet is written and performed by Tom Ratcliffe and directed by Andrew Twyman (Kanye the First; Hightide).


Synopsis


Tom has always dreamt of being a successful actor, and now after years of disappointment he is finally presented with his golden opportunity … and an impossible decision to make.


Set against the backdrop of the 2017 #MeToo movement, Velvet explores the complex realities of harassment within the industry from a gay male perspective.


However, when most creatives are riding the wave of change, will Tom's opportunity slip through his fingers?


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Arch 72 Albert Embankment
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London SE1 7TP

Box office tel: -

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 2 October 2019

Press night:Friday 4 October 2019

Closes:Sunday 27 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Dates in October:

2nd ‑ 5th 7:45pm

6th 6:15pm

9th ‑ 26th 9pm

13th, 20th & 27th 7:30pm

not Mondays or 8th


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Previews:
£15

Standard:
£20

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Cast


Tom Ratcliffe

Creatives


Author: Tom Ratcliffe
Director: Andrew Twyman

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