TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From4th September 2002
To28th September 2002
WhenTues-Sat 20:00, Sun Mat 17:00
PricesFrom £8.00. To £8.00.
What is currently on at Theatre503 (V232)


'Ever seen a bunch of crabs in a bucket? One of them starts to climb out and the others drag him back' Eva, an actor, arrives in an all male prison to work with five inmates. The group includes Burdock, serving eight years for armed robbery, the silent and damaged Evans, and the seriously weird Skinner. Prison Officer Catesby, the only other female, provides little support. Verbally and physically intimidated, Eva and her deeply held beliefs face an unexpected attack. LAGS is about fear of loneliness and change, about isolation, and the courage to be different. About the games we play when we're scared and the need for true 'mates'. The language is muscular and sentimentality free, but the play is extremely sophisticated and theatrically adept. LAGS also has great clarity and humour - albeit dark.
Author Ron Hutchinson

Archive :: production:T0118368332, play:S210150902, venue:V232

Production details


Company Show of Strength Theatre Company
Director Caroline Hunt
Lighting Paul Towson
Performer Claire Cogan
Performer Emma Fildes
Performer Laurence Saunders
Performer Michael Aduwadi
Performer Nick de Mora
Performer Richard Cottier
Performer Simon Ravenhill

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