Bruce Delamitri, the leading character, is an Oscar contender for his "designer violence" film Ordinary Americans; the next day he finds himself playing host to real-life serial killers Wayne and Scout, with their own agenda in mind. Popcorn rips the veneer off the American dream to find a culture of disposable violence driven by an insatiable media. In a society addicted to murder, it examines whether there is really such a thing as a responsible person. Slightly re-written during 1997. Winner of the 1997 Barclays Theatre Awards Best New Play award. Contains strong language.Performers Vincent Marzello, Oliver Haden, Louise Clayton, Denise Stephenson, Stephen Kennedy, Penny Layden, Katie Jones, Leanne Best, Niall Costigan.
Author Ben Elton. Producer Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse. Director Robert Delamere. Design Simon Higlett. Lighting Johanna Town.