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Great Apes archiveWhen Turner Prize-winning artist Simon Dykes wakes up one morning after a wild night out, he finds his world has changed beyond recognition. His girlfriend, Sarah, has turned into a chimpanzee. And to his horror, so has everyone else. Immediately rushed to hospital, Simon is taken into the care of charismatic radical psychiatrist Zack Busner and treated for being under the psychotic delusion that he's human. Great Apes is Will Self's hilarious, disturbing and dazzlingly original take on man's place in the evolutionary chain.
Performers Donna Berlin, John Cummins, Bryan Dick, Ruth Everett, Ruth Lass, Vivienne Smith, Stephen Ventura.
Author Will Self. Producer Arcola Theatre. Adapted by Patrick Marmion. Director Oscar Pearce. Design Sarah Beaton. Lighting Matt Haskins. Sound Daniel Balfour. Director Jonnie Riordan (movement director). Stage Manager Catherine Cooper. Stage Manager Sophie Macfadyen (assistant). Costume Kate Hemstock. Director Tom Espiner (puppets). Design Maia Kirkman-Richards. Other Peter Elliott (Chimp Consultant).

Great Apes

Great Apes (Play) production archive for QTIX code T692095547. Details of all Great Apes archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0650952350

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14 Mar 18
21 Apr 18
Inner London
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