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About the Show Less...

Poetic play that explores the events surrounding the killing of toddler James Bulger in February 1993. Read More >

Christopher Haydon directs the UK premiere of this work by one of Sweden’s most prolific writers Niklas Radstrom, based on the killing of toddler James Bulger in February 1993.

In a forest of monitors, speakers and microphones, this stark, poetic play will not only explore the immediate events surrounding James’ killing but also interrogate how and why we tell stories and why you have come to watch and listen. Four actors will reconstruct what happened that February in a poignant theatrical experience, swapping and sharing roles to create a different performance every night.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 06/05/2009

Opening Night: 08/05/2009

Closing Night: 30/05/2009

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Cast & Creative


Lucy Ellinson, Sandy Griersen, Jeremy Killick, Victoria Pratt


Director - Christopher Haydon

Producer - Arcola Theatre & Strawberry Vale

Designer - Jon Bausor

Lighting Designer - Mark Howland

Author - Niklas Radstom

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