Monday, 20 March 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: CHUMMY AT THE WHITE BEAR THEATRE 23 MAY - 10 JUNE



The police. The law. They know nothing of Chummy.

Someone out there is afraid. Afraid of becoming a murderer. Terrified of killing someone. Anyone. The phone calls keep coming from a pleading man desperate for help. A man desperate for someone to stop him killing.

Private investigator Jackie Striker is hired by an anonymous serial killer for the biggest case of her life. Paid to stop him murdering, Jackie must face the consequences of counselling the mysterious ‘Chummy’ on a dark journey that will push her to her limits.

BAFTA award-winning writer John Foster and critically acclaimed company Encompass Productions present the world premiere of Chummy: a dark and cinematic neo-noir thriller that promises to be an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Reviews and press for Encompass Productions:
‘A talented pool of writers, directors and actors.' ★★★★★ LondonTheatre1‘Theatre, to the point’ ★★★★★ West End Wilma‘Brilliant, innovative. Extraordinary new talent’ ★★★★★ London Unattached★★★★★ EdFringe ★★★★ Official Theatre ★★★★ Everything Theatre

On Little Boy by John Foster, staged by Encompass Productions:
‘Haunts you to the core. Remarkable and unsettling.’ ★★★★★ Grumpy Gay Critic‘Brilliant. A first-class performance.’ ★★★★ Theatre Bubble

On Stasis at the White Bear Theatre:
‘Incredible. Will strike a chord with any viewer. ’ ★★★★ LondonTheatre1
‘Takes theatre to a place it has not yet been.' ★★★★ The Upcoming
‘Superb…evocative. More like this for theatre please.’ ★★★★ Female Arts‘Astonishing new writing. Inspiring, stirring, and gripping.' ★★★★ Grumpy Gay Critic
‘An excellent script and talented actors. Marvellous.’ A Younger Theatre

Directed by Alice Kornitzer                 
Written by John Foster            
Music & Sound by Alex Burnett          
Lighting by Owen Pritchard Smith
Produced by Sofi Berenger & Jonathan Woodhouse
Associate Producer: Róisín Walsh

23 May – 10 June 2017
Tuesday – Saturday
7.30pm
Sundays @ 4pm
Sat matinees @ 3pm (not 27 May)

PRESS NIGHT:
Thursday 25 May, 7.30pm

WHITE BEAR THEATRE
138 Kennington Park Road
London SE11 4DJ
Nearest station:
Kennington – Northern Line
(2 min walk)

Tickets: £15
Concessions: £13

Tickets available via:
www.whitebeartheatre.co.uk
www.encompassproductions.co.uk

PRESS CONTACT:
press@encompassproductions.co.uk

@EncompassOnline
@WhiteBearTheatre
#Chummy

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