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I Am Thomas at Wilton's Music Hall
Told By an Idiot will present I Am Thomas, written by the company with music by Iain Johnstone and lyrics by Simon Armitage at Wilton's Music Hall in east London from 20 to 30 April 2016.
Directed by Paul Hunter, the production os designed by Laura Hopkins with sound by Adrienne Quartly and lighting by Paul Anderson. It stars John Cobb, Amanda Hadingue, Myra McFayden, John Pfumojena, Hannah McPake, Dominic Marsh, Charlie Folorunsho and Iain Johnstone.
The production uses Told by an Idiot’s trademark anarchic physicality and inventive storytelling and is a collaboration between The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, the National Theatre of Scotland and Told by an Idiot. It tells the true story of Thomas Aikenhead, a Scottish student who was the last person in Britain to be executed for blasphemy.
Featuring a live score performed by a cast of eight, the show weaves together eclectic references from the Last Passion of Christ to Archie Gemmell’s goal for Scotland, against Holland, at the 1974 World Cup.
Tickets for the production are now on sale.