Scaramouche Jones or the Seven White Masks

London theatre news: Monday 19 April 2021


There's another chance to catch Shane Richie in the acclaimed digital revival of Justin Butcher's Scaramouche Jones or The Seven White Masks when it streams again this May.
Scaramouche Jones or the Seven White Masks - online

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Filmed in a London theatre and directed by Olivier Award-nominee Ian Talbot (The Pirates of Penzance, Regents Park Open Air Theatre; The Mousetrap, West End), Scaramouche Jones was Shane Richie's first foray into digital theatre.

Now, thanks to popular demand, the production is getting a further online airing on Stream.Theatre from Monday 3 to Sunday 16 May 2021.

Taking on the role made famous by the late great Pete Postlethwaite to critical acclaim, the production is a powerful one-man drama and acting masterclass.

Thomas Hopkins and Michael Quinn of Ginger Quiff Media said ...

"The response to the production has been overwhelming, and we're thrilled to see the well-deserved recognition for both Justin Butcher's writing, and Shane Richie's phenomenal performance.

We're excited to bring the revival back for On Demand streaming to give audiences the chance to see Scaramouche Jones in action once again."

Show listing information


Scaramouche Jones is a bizarre, comic, and heartfelt portrait of a clown unmasked.

Bursting with exoticism and lyrical prose, Butcher's storytelling creates a fantastical life shaped by extraordinary misfortune as Scaramouche finds himself caught in the riptides of a cruel and changing world.

A witness to pivotal moments of the 20th century, Scaramouche enters the dawn of a new millennium, marking his own centenary and preparing for death.


Scaramouche Jones - Shane Richie


Author: Justin Butcher
Director: Ian Talbot
Designer: Andrew Exeter
Video designer: DAMIAN HALE
Production: Thomas Hopkins and Michael Quinn for Ginger Quiff Media, Amy Hart, Guy Chapman, Bailey Harris-Kelly, and Stream.Theatre




From: Monday 3 May 2021

Closes: Sunday 16 May 2021


Standard: £15

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