UKTW - 25 years online
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1888 archiveSet against the vibrant, chaotic and colourful backdrop of London, horrific incidents occurred during the hot summer of 1888 that gripped the East End from Whitechapel to the 'Bohemia' of Hoxton. Behind a series of events, which almost brought this mighty metropolis to the brink of imploding in a social and media fuelled frenzy of fear and dread, hid the face of someone who was to become one of history's most infamous serial killers. Detective Constable John Beck and house maid Rosie Walker, two young lovers who themselves are forced to confront their own demons, must work together in an attempt to end a spree of carnage that would challenge and ultimately change the face and attitudes of this great city forever. 1888 a dark era of change... Running time: 2 hours including interval
Performers Vlach Ashton (Meriweather Sim/Detective Inspector Fred Abberline), Angeline Bell (Coxy), Stacey V. Bland (Polly/Ensemble), Stephanie Hampton (Mary Kelly), Matthew Ibbotson (Dr Fozzard/Jack Pizer), Stephen Lloyd (John Beck), Stephanie Parry (Josephine Butler/Mrs Fozzard), Phineas Pett (Richard Mansfield), Craig Vincent Power (The Man/T W Stead/General), Dudley Rogers (Sir Charles Warren/John Netley), Gemma Salter (Rosie Walker).
Music Gerry Ware. Lyrics Gerry Ware. Book by Gerry Ware. Producer Simon James Collier. Company Okai Collier Company (for Silhouette Theatre Productions). Other Andrew Emerson (additional material). Director Omar F Okai. Director Simon James Collier. Musical Director Richard Bates. Choreographer Omar F Okai.


1888 (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T2135634827. Details of all 1888 archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S676278770

Archive Listings

7 Jun 11
2 Jul 11
Union Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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