Secrets from the Long Grass at Jack Studio 22 June
Art Saves Lives presents Secrets from the Long Grass , by Dean Stalham, at Jack Studio Theatre, a fringe venue in Brockley, south London, from 22 June to 9 July 2011.
Directed by Kate Bannister, designed by David Shields , cast includes Jonathan de Mallet Morgan, Martin Head, Nicola Stuart-Hill, David Swain.
Summer, Italy, 1905. The ceiling of Father Michael's chapel is crumbling into decay. Summoned from Rome the artist Vincenzo Cardosi has the job of saving the precious ceiling and ensuring the old priest's legacy. But Vincenzo and his wife Angelina share a past with the priest's young colleague, the ambitious Father Paulo. As work on the ceiling begins childhood secrets are uncovered and dangerous passions reignite.