Dead on Her Feet a new play by Ron Hutchinson at Arcola

The North Wall presents Dead On Her Feet, a new play by Ron Hutchinson, at the Arcola Studio 1, in east London, from 3 Oct to 3 Nov 2012.

Directed by Barry Kyle, designed by Alex Berry, lighting by Clive Stevenson, sound by Richard Sprecker , costumes by Genevieve Beller, and choreography by Stephanie Roberts .

Cast includes Jos Vantyler, Ben Whybrow, Sam Trueman, Kelly Gibson, Rowan Schlosberg , Victoria Fischer , Sandra Reid , Lloyd Thomas.

An abandoned dance hall. Six young people desperate for fame, fortune and next week’s rent. An unscrupulous promoter. A ravenous audience and a stranger with a past he’s trying to hide.

Out of the real-life phenomenon of 1930s dance marathons comes a new play which uses a blend of drama, music and movement to speak directly to our younger generation: those brought up on a diet of X Factor and reality TV, against the backdrop of a world seemingly in financial freefall.

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