Where do the political and the personal meet… and, indeed, mirror one another? How dangerous is the rising tide of nationalism? Rib Davis’ latest stage play The Sword of Alex has got people talking! We’ve rounded up our favourite review highlights – plus top tweets and a brand-new trailer – below. Time to get booking!
Written by Rib Davis and directed by Brian Woolland, The Sword of Alex examines through a fictional scenario the inherent contradictions in ‘independence’ and ‘keeping the status quo’.
Rib Davis is a keen proponent of large-scale, history-based plays. The Sword of Alex is an epic play in a small space. It deserves to be seen.
We’re counting down to the world premiere of Fringe First award winner Rib Davis’ latest stage politically-infused play, The Sword of Alex, which premieres at London’s White Bear Theatre this month. Sneak a peak of the cast in sword-crossing action in rehearsals – and then get booking!
How dangerous is the rising tide of nationalism in countries around the world? His concerns inspired Rib Davis to write his latest stage play, The Sword of Alex, premiering this month at London’s White Bear Theatre. In our interview, he tells us more about his research and the lesson history teaches. Time to get booking!
Hot on the heels of EROS comes another topical, and highly political, new play at London’s White Bear Theatre. Rib Davis’ The Sword of Alex, which presents two competing versions of nationalism, premieres in a limited season from 18 September to 6 October 2018. Time to get booking!