Tickets £16 (£12 concessions)
Saturday Matinees 12, 19, 26 May; 2 June
£12 Preview Performances 2, 3, 4, 5 May
Rare Reading Wednesdays
A series of post-show readings of other little-known Potter plays with specially
invited guests: 9, 16, 23, 30 May (reading will be post show, starting at 9.45pm)
Post Show Discussions 14, 28 May
Pay What You Can Tuesdays (tickets in person from 6.30pm – limited and subject to availability)
020 7503 1646
SEArED in association with Arcola presents
BRIMSTONE AND TREACLE by Dennis Potter
Directed by Amelia Sears
Design Alex Eales
Lighting Richard Howell
Sound Elena Pena
"All I want is the England I used to know… When you
knew where you were and all the houses had gardens
and old ladies could feel safe in the street at night."
Rupert Friend stars in the first major London revival of Dennis Potter’s
most controversial play. Renowned for being banned before transmission
by the BBC, Brimstone and Treacle’s glimpse into suburban paranoia,
xenophobia and insularity is as revealing and relevant today as it was
in the 1970s.
North London, Summer, 1977. As a nation prepares to celebrate Queen
Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee, a middle-class, middle-aged couple struggle
to come to terms with the incapacitation of their daughter following a
hit-and-run car accident. Out of nowhere, an apparently respectable
young man arrives on their doorstep to change their lives forever...
A twisted allegory about fear, faith, morality, and the incomprehensible
randomness of good and evil.
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