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‘This story will not go away’… WATCH interviews with Ballistic’s writer, director & star

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Got your tickets yet for the London premiere of Alex Packer’s BALLISTIC? This Edinburgh Fringe hit, inspired by real-life atrocities including “toxic male” Elliot Rodger’s killing spree in 2014, transfers to the King’s Head Theatre from 27 February to 17 March 2018. Watch our rehearsal room interviews and new show trailer.

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PHOTOS: Sneak-peek at Mark Conway in Ballistic’s London premiere at King’s Head

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Alex Packer’s Edinburgh Fringe hit BALLISTIC, inspired by the YouTube “retribution” video and 140-page manifesto left behind by mass murderer Elliot Rodger, transfers to London’s King’s Head Theatre this month for a strictly limited three-week season from 27 February. Watch the trailer for the show – and Rodger’s own chilling video that inspired it – and then get booking!






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WATCH: Alex Packer’s Ballistic, inspired by mass murderer Elliot Rodger’s manifesto, transfers to King’s Head

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Alex Packer’s Edinburgh Fringe hit BALLISTIC, inspired by the YouTube “retribution” video and 140-page manifesto left behind by mass murderer Elliot Rodger, transfers to London’s King’s Head Theatre this month for a strictly limited three-week season from 27 February. Watch the trailer for the show – and Rodger’s own chilling video that inspired it – and then get booking!






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I KNOW YOU OF OLD – Hope Theatre

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David Fairs flips comedy into tragedy with apparent ease – the fluidity of the text belies the time and effort taken to rework a Shakespearean script and give it a whole new angle. Puritans may argue that Shakespeare is not a playwright to be mess about with, but the care and respect Fairs gives to The Bard only further showcases his writing prowess.






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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… GOLEM Theatre

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These are the people that scoff at Emma Rice, the ones that balk at such drastic notions as re-enacting Shakespeare in the modern day. Thankfully, GOLEM Theatre do not fall into such a category – their latest production, I Know You Of Old, bases itself initially on Much Ado About Nothing, albeit with a few changes to the plot, characterisation, time period and location.