I spoke with writer Patrick Cash and director Peter Darney about their experiences with the King’s Head in the past, their hopes for the show in the future and their excitement at being a part of such a landmark celebratory year.
A chill-out that summarises the current state of Britain’s chemsex scene – drugs, sex parties and damaged backstories are all part of the package. 5 Guys Chillin’ is a verbatim consolidation of how this sub-sector is perceived by those on the inside.
Paul (Paul Thirkell) wanks to porn until he is a caught with his pants down (literally) by a ninja-clad invader brandishing a samurai sword. But it’s all ok – she is just making sure he isn’t a zombie in this post-apocalyptic world.
The King’s Head Theatre has been turned into a South American jungle, and we are invited to go along with the intrigued explorer Tamino, as he embarks on his journey to discover a world full of magical beings. In this world, and actually this performance too, nothing is what is expected.
After a critically acclaimed, sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, Phil Willmott’s new production of Arthur Miller’s 1964 play Incident at Vichy transfers to the King’s Head Theatre. It will have a limited run from 7 to 25 June 2017, with a press night on 9 June.
And now it’s back for a three-week run in its home venue. Following highly acclaimed, sell-out performances in Dublin, New York, Sydney and Edinburgh, Peter Darney‘s verbatim drama returns with some familiar cast faces, none moreso than Elliot Hadley.