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Chalk Farm

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Overview

Produced by:
Thickskin
Dates:
May 21 - June 08, 2014
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
Theater:
Showing in Theater

Show Info

By Kieran Hurley and AJ Taudevin
Directed By Neil Bettles
With Thomas Dennis and Julia Taudevin

Award-winning playwrights Kieran Hurley and AJ Taudevin, join forces with highly-acclaimed ThickSkin, in this explosive play about the 2011 London riots.

Through a mother's desire for safety and acceptance and a young boy's need to be recognized, to be part of something, Chalk Farm offers an uncompromising and ultimately heartbreaking examination of a fractured society. 

 

Thomas
Dennis
Julia
Taudevin
Photo Caption: Chalk Farm
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Chalk Farm
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Chalk Farm
Photo: Carol Rosegg
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Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Chalk Farm
Photo: Carol Rosegg
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Producing Company

ThickSkin

A company producing heart-stopping visual theatre, ThickSkin aims to unearth new talent and engage established artists in the creation of innovative work. The company is committed to producing collaborative, cross-disciplined performance that will inspire and challenge audiences.   
 
ThickSkin creates fresh and exciting new work by combining media, movement and text. The company was formed by Neil Bettles and Laura Mallows in 2010 and quickly established itself as one of the UK’s most exciting emerging theatre companies. 

Read more at: http://www.thickskintheatre.co.uk.


Reviews

"Movingly synergistic!" -David Finkle, Huffington Post

"A Best Bet! Gripping, understated, and brilliantly-written!" - Theatre Is Easy

"A creme brulee of a play - crackling surface, gooey center!" - New Yorker

"A play that delivers a whole universe if fifty five minutes." - Theater Pizzazz

"Sharp! Crisp! Undeniably moving!" - Exeunt Magazine

"A taut, explosive duologue... Poetically powerful!" ★★★★ The Times (of London) 

"The play simmers with understated anger and boasts spot-on performances." - The Guardian (UK)