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One Hand Clapping

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Overview

Produced by:
House of Orphans
Dates:
May 08 - May 31, 2015
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
Theater:
Showing in Theater

Show Info

By Anthony Burgess
Adapted and Directed by Lucia Cox

With Eve Burley, Oliver Devoti, and Adam Urey

Howard and Janet Shirley live an average, humdrum life in an average Northern town in England. But Howard has an anything-but-average talent: a photographic memory that he uses to win a TV quiz show.

With his winnings, he and Janet travel the world in style, seeing everything they can. But upon their return, a disillusioned Howard makes a sinister proposition to Janet.

Adapted from Anthony Burgess' (author of A Clockwork Orange) 1961 novel, this darkly comic story is a hilarious and provocative condemnation of culture and the modern world.

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Burley
Oliver
Devoti
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Urey
Photo Caption: Adam Urey in ONE HAND CLAPPING
Photo: Emma Phillipson
Photo Caption: Eve Burley and Oliver Devoti in ONE HAND CLAPPING
Photo: Emma Phillipson
Photo Caption: Eve Burley in ONE HAND CLAPPING
Photo: Emma Phillipson
Photo Caption: Eve Burley, Oliver Devoti, and Adam Urey in ONE HAND CLAPPING
Photo: Emma Phillipson
Photo Caption: Oliver Devoti and Eve Burley in ONE HAND CLAPPING
Photo: Emma Phillipson
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Producing Company

House of Orphans

House of Orphans was founded by Lucia Cox in March 2010. With a background in performance and writing, House of Orphans was born out of a desire to not only write and create but also to work in collaboration with other talented individuals. Proud of producing award-winning, quality theatre and film. There is no style or genre preferences, just good stories, told well.

Read more at: https://www.houseoforphans.com/


Reviews

"A thoroughly enjoyable night of theatre in a marriage of nostalgia and dark comedy." - BroadwayWorld

"Daringly surreal and innovatively executed!" - What's On Stage

"Sharp and mordantly funny."  - Manchester Confidential

"Lucia Cox's adaptation effectively brings a lesser-known Anthony Burgess novel to stage, and provides an entertaining evening." - The Public Reviews