SPID Theatre present Arthur's World at the Bush
The Bush Theatre will host the premiere of Arthur's World, a new play by Helena Thompson at their Attic Space in west London from 27 January to 14 February 2015, with an official opening on 29 January 2015.
Produced by Kensal House-based charity SPID Theatre, the main cast will feature Paul Greenwood, Joseph Tremain, and Enyi Okoronkwo, with supporting roles by young people from SPID’s Kensal House estate outreach programme.
"Arthur is an OAP, hiding out from the world in his grotty top floor council flat. He’d move – if it weren’t for his missing son. Today is Michael’s birthday – will he finally come home? But the person Arthur finally lets in turns out to be someone else entirely. This teenager is seeking refuge from The Fights – the raging riots sparked years ago by a notorious computer game. As reality floods Arthur’s tiny world, he is forced to face facts – did the son he loves ever even exist?"
The Bush Attic is a 40-seat studio space at the top of the old library building used for rehearsals, research and development, and also works as a community space.
The production will be directed by Mel Cook with designs by Anna Reid and sound design by Jon Mcleod.