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The Atheist archiveMeet the decadently delicious Augustine Early, one of the world's most crooked journalists. Supremely sardonic and sordid, his nihilistic intentions make an exquisite art of clawing one's way up the professional ladder. A searing and hilarious new play by one of America's most insightful voices about catching the perfect front-page headline, whatever the cost... European Premiere
Performers Ben Porter.
Author Ronan Noone. Producer Theatre 503. Director Ari Edelson. Design Polly Sullivan. Lighting Colin Grenfell.

The Atheist

The Atheist (Play) production archive for QTIX code T478756648. Details of all The Atheist archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S798769955

Archive Listings

16 Jan 07
to
3 Feb 07
Theatre503
Inner London
Greater London

UKTW News/Reviews

News:
30Jan07:

User Reviews

USER (30Jan07): The Atheist is about a man embroiled in Godless opportunism following an epiphany aged 12, burning down his trailer home he sees the natural transition as journalism, willing to make stories wherever he finds depravity, turning his own girlfriend into a pornstar actress and driving a voyeuristic mayor to suicide amongst his accolades- all more jolly than it sounds. An enjoyable riffing soliloquy forms the narrative, almost spat out by protaganist Ben Porter with a demonic gaze and a lot of talent, he proves captivating and charming in this one man show to evoke a work of storytelling finesse, the epitome of dark humour and acicular characterisation. A stronger first half perhaps on the literary side but a riveting anti hero’s tale from first to last with lots of guilty pleasure. Good to see Theatre 503 giving host to such credible fresh talent. Show ends quite soon so catch it if you can, Battersea way. ****

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