ALBERT’S BOY, 2013

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The Marlborough, Brighton
Last Refuge, London

What are the ethics of mass destruction?

It’s 1953 and Albert Einstein is slowly driving himself insane as he struggles to solve the unanswerable question: “Did I do the right thing?”

When a family friend, newly released from a Chinese POW camp, comes to visit, a warm reunion soon becomes an explosive collision of opposing beliefs on the subject of evil, the winning of wars, and the construction of the world’s first weapon of mass destruction – the atomic bomb.… Read More

RADIO, 2012

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The Albany, Deptford, London
The Marlborough, Brighton

 

“You don’t know where you’re going, till you know where you came from.”

Radio tells the story of Charlie Fairbanks, a young man born slap bang in the middle of things. The simplicity of the storytelling places international events within a very personal framework. Charlie’s coming of age parallels that of America; with the childish idealism of the 1950s, shattered by Kennedy’s assassination, leading to the difficult adolescence of the Vietnam War. Radio is a play about the tragic, funny and impossible dreams we sell ourselves, managing at once to be both entertaining and terrifically moving.… Read More