Featuring world-premiere plays from the BBC and Radio New Zealand.
Part I Roaring Trade by Steve Thompson
This is McSorley’s, second largest bank in the square mile. Half our traders break the million pound barrier. Just how far are you prepared to go?”
Described by The Times as “the liveliest satire on the City since Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money 20 years ago”, this witty and candid play looks at the personal and professional relationships between traders - and how rivalry in the city can spiral out of hand.
Starring: Rhys Thomas (Bellamy’s Kingdom, Beyond the Pole); Danny Webb (Land Girls); Claudie Blakley (Larkrise to Candleford); Annabelle Apsion (Shameless). With Joseph Kl
Part II The Big Melt by Stuart Hoar
The Big Melt is a comedic play about the times in which we live and how we might try to deal with such big narratives as global warming and financial meltdowns on a day to day level.
Playwright Stuart Hoar says: “I think the play ends optimistically in that having eaten some freegan food (admittedly only once), I do know that — even if things get very bad — as long as there are supermarket waste bins there is no need to despair. Yet.”
Directed by Duncan Smith With music by Daniel Beban and Isaac Smith Engineered by Phil Benge
CAST: Jeffrey Thomas, Ginnette McDonald, Simon Ferry, Gavin Rutherford, Ete Etuati, and Kate Prior.oska and Jack O’Connor.