Chalk Farm

by  AJ Taudevin, Kieran Hurley

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Emerging Talent Award 2013 at Edinburgh Fringe. Inspired by the London riots of 2011, the subsequent pronouncements of politicians and the criminalisation of many who took part, this two hander explores the enduring leg

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    1m, 1f

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"Maggie is just in from Sainsbury's Local to make a quick sandwich for Jamie. He likes his cheese and pickle. With the crusts off. A good heart, that lad. Not like those other boys around here. You know what boys are like. Laws unto themselves once they reach that age. But it's those other boys, really. Not Jamie. A boy with a Batman lunch box? What harm is he to anybody? Co-written by AJ Taudevin and Kieran Hurley, Chalk Farm explores love, responsibility, and the culture of blame and retribution surrounding the 2011 English riots."
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Reviews

‘the writing is brilliant, sharp, poetic, passionate, full of searing insight into the politics of blame, matched with a brilliant eye for the detail of life in divided Britain today.’ (The Scotsman).

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  • Minimum Fee: £67 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Setting: A tower block in Chalk Farm, London.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

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1m, 1f
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M1 (14) F1 (33). 

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