The two final plays in the Hampstead Theatre's reopening season have been announced, completing the works being presented in 2021. The pair of new works are Miriam Battye's adaptation of little scratch and Nell Leyshon's Folk.Speaking about the season's conclusion, Hampstead Theatre's artistic director Roxana Silbert said: "Sound takes centre stage in both of our new Downstairs shows, as we welcome audiences to full capacity in the studio." Based on Rebecca Watson's 2020 novel of the same name,...
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Adapted from Rebecca Watson's "daringly experimental debut" novel (Guardian), little scratch is a fearless and exhilarating account of a woman's consciousness over the course of 24 hours. The charged narrative records in precise detail her impressions of a deceptively ordinary day - the daily commute, office politics and a constant barrage of texts on WhatsApp - and as the day goes on, she gradually starts to unveil the trauma of a rape that is consuming her. Exploring how the human mind internalizes, distracts, and survives the darkest moments, Katie Mitchell brings Miriam Battye's adaptation to compelling life.
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Cast and creative
By: Rebecca Watson; adapted for the stage by Miriam Battye
Director: Katie Mitchell
Producer: Hampstead Theatre
Cast list: Moronkẹ Akinola , Eleanor Henderson, Eve Ponsonby, Ragevan Vasan
Lighting: Bethany Gupwell
Sound: Melanie Wilson (sound score)