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I Am Thomas archiveA wildly comic and provocative piece of music theatre. Edinburgh; a cold town on the edge of civilisation, in very much the Year of Our Lord, 1696. The church has spies everywhere. Here, you keep your counsel and choose your words with care ... unless you are Thomas Aikenhead - a loud-mouthed, smart-arsed and likable student at the university. A man in the wrong place at absolutely the wrong time ... trouble is brewing for Thomas. A rich vein of black humour is exploded in this account of the last person in Britain to be executed for blasphemy. Using Told by an Idiot's internationally celebrated theatrical invention, we glimpse into Edinburgh's dark past to reveal this true story with universal resonance. A riotous and unsettling drama which swings between 1696 and the present day, I Am Thomas is performed with an original live score.
Performers John Cobb, Charlie Folorunsho, Amanda Hadingue, Iain Johnstone, Myra McFadyen, Hannah McPake, Dominic Marsh, John Pfumojena.
Music Iain Johnstone. Lyrics Simon Armitage. Author Told by an Idiot. Producer National Theatre of Scotland. Producer Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh. Company Told by an Idiot. Director Paul Hunter. Design Laura Hopkins. Lighting Paul Anderson. Sound Adrienne Quartly.

I Am Thomas

I Am Thomas (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1001637229. Details of all I Am Thomas archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1906887324

Archive Listings

20 Apr 16
30 Apr 16
Wilton's Music Hall
Inner London
Greater London
23 Mar 16
9 Apr 16
Royal Lyceum Theatre
8 Mar 16
12 Mar 16
1 Mar 16
5 Mar 16
The Lowry
Greater Manchester
18 Feb 16
27 Feb 16
Everyman & Playhouse

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