Does the creation of a great masterwork require a compulsion to cruelty? Inspired cruelties Dazzling compulsions Howard Barker re-examines the creative life of the artist through one of his most fascinating and appalling characters. Provocative ideas, pungent poetic language, and savage wit build a thought-provoking allegory of the artist and society. Running time: 90mins (no interval). Suitable for ages 14+Performers jane Bertish (September), Issy Brazier-Jones (Sadovee 1/2), Suzy Cooper (Feltray), Alan Cox (Detriment/Stays), Nigel Hastings (Bulow/Rib), Mark Lewis (McNoy), Peter Marinker (Always/Umber), Penelope McGhie (Glive), Tom Riley (Bach).
Author Howard Barker. Producer The Wrestling School. Director Gerrard McArthur. Lighting Ace McCarron.