Following on from their sell-out short play nights last year, Spontaneous Productions is back with more extraordinary and surprising 10-minute plays by emerging playwrights from South London.
Expect comedy, drama, satire and a soupçon of violence. The plays will be performed ‘script-in-hand’ by professional actors and the audience will get to vote for their favourite play on the night, with the winning playwright receiving a bottle of bubbly.
This is the 12th Spontaneous Productions short play event. Director/producer Jonathan Kaufman said: “There is something magical about the short play evening – not least the diversity of the pieces and the fact that a small cast have to play so many diverse roles in such a short space of time.
“Playwrights love to see their work performed and with a partisan audience rooting for their favourite there’s often a highly charged atmosphere.
You have been warned.
The show features the acting talents of Spontaneous regulars Annie Aldington, Deborah Garvey, Joe Grossi, William Hastings, Alex Head (who has also written one of the plays) and Hjalmar Nordén.
Barricades by Ida Tidy
Barbarians at the Gate by John Hill
Recalculating by Mike Burke
Home by Chris Murray
The Reckoning by Andy Marchant
Internal Conflict by Grace Maxted
Family Values by Jane Walker
Swiss Army by Andrew Platman
Happy Tweet by Alex Head
Upstairs at the Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Road, Sydenham SE26 5QF.
Nearest station: Sydenham (Overground and mainline services from London Bridge and Victoria). Nearest buses: 75, 194, 202, 450. Nearest free parking, Girton Road. Time; 8pm, Saturday, July 28.
Show lasts around two hours including interval
Tickets: £10 full price, £8 concessions Book in person at Kirkdale Bookshop, 272 Kirkdale, SE26 4RS or call 020 8778 4701 Or book at http://spontaneousproductions.co.uk/events/600-seconds-conflict/