Top Story by Sebastian Michael at Old Vic Tunnels


Optimist Creations and Cherry Picked Pictures presents Top Story, an apocalyptic comedy by Sebastian Michael, at the Old Vic Tunnels, Waterloo, south London from 5 Jan to 2 Feb 2013.

A meteor the size of LA is about to hit LA. In London two friends, Gus and Talfryn, spend their last seven days avoiding the outside world (especially girlfriends!), reinventing the rules of chess, watching the Sexiest Woman on Earth, Chrissie Craven, reporting the news and fantasising about saving the world... all without leaving their sofa.

Directed by Adam Berzsenyi Bellaagh, cast includes Lewis Goody (Gus), Ed Pinker (Talfryn), Josephine Kime (Chrissie Craven), Richard Matthews (TV Personality), Andy Hawthorne (TV Personality), James Messer (Angel Raoul), Stephen Schreiber (Angel Alphon).

Designed by Moritz Behrens, lighting by Richard Lambert, sound by Geoff Widdowson.

The Old Vic Tunnel underground arts venue is hidden beneath Waterloo Station lies 30,000 square feet of unused railway vaults and a labyrinth of mystical tunnels.

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