Finborough Theatre September to December 2013


Season Sep to Dec 2013 at The Finborough Theatre, a 50-seat fringe venue in Earl's Court, west London, includes...

Productions announced so far (more to come)...

Playing Tuesdays to Sunday...

Black Jesus by Anders Lustgarten, from 1 to 26 Oct 2013. Directed by David Mercatali , produced with HMD Productions. Zimbabwe. 2015. The Mugabe Government has fallen and investigations into its abuses have begun. Eunice Ncube, working for the new Truth and Justice Commission, begins the interviewing of Gabriel Chibamu, one of the most infamous perpetrators of the horrors of the Mugabe regime. As Gabriel's trial and inevitable prosecution approach, Eunice begins to sift through the past – only to find that right and wrong, and guilt and innocence, are far less clear than she first thought...

Unscorched by Luke Owen, from 29 Oct to 23 Nov 2013. Exploration of the taboos of working in child protection. (Unscorched Luke Owen is the Papatango Theatre Company in partnership with the Finborough Theatre the winner of the fifth Papatango New Writing Prize 2013.)

The White Carnation by R. C. Sherriff, from 26 Nov to 21 Dec 2013. Directed by Knight Mantell, produced with Troupe Productions. Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John Greenwood has it all – a successful business, a beautiful house and an aristocratic wife. But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut, starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever known...

 

Playing Sundays & Mondays Eves and Tuesday matinees...

Summer Days Dream by J.B. Priestley, from 8 to 24 Sep 2013. Directed by Alex Marker, produced with Rosendale Productions. Set in the post apocalyptic future – 1975. Following a devastating nuclear war which has seen Britain bombed back into the pre-industrial past, Stephen Dawlish and his family live a quiet rural life. Until their quiet, agrarian existence is disrupted by the appearance of three representatives of the New World Order – an American, a Russian and an Indian – who have devastating plans that will end their new peaceful way of life forever...

More productions will be announced soon!

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