For the post-show talk for new play Wickies: The Vanishing Men of Eilean Mor at the Park Theatre I was joined by writer Paul Morrissey and his all-Scottish, three-strong cast: Jamie Quinn, Ewan Stewart and Graeme Dalling.
‘Full of atmosphere, foreboding and storytelling’: WICKIES – Park Theatre
It’s misty and cold in the Park Theatre’s main auditorium. An oppressive half-light frames the stage where the tale of the lost lighthouse keepers (the ‘wickies’) of Eilean Mor will soon unfold. Based on a real mystery from 1900, Paul Morrissey’s play Wickies is full of atmosphere, foreboding and storytelling.
New post-show Q&A: Terri Paddock is back in thriller territory with Wickies: The Vanishing Men of Eilean Mor
After a spine-chilling post-show talk for ghost story When Darkness Falls last year, I’m looking forward to reuniting with writer Paul Morrissey at London’s Park Theatre for his latest new thriller, Wickies.
’A thrilling night at the theatre’: WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION – County Hall ★★★★
Witness For The Prosecution is a glorious fusion of classic storytelling, first class production values and top-notch acting.
‘Soapy construct is elevated with physicality of breathtaking beauty’: THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE – Bristol ★★★
It’s rare for a new production to be demonstrably better than its source text but this one by Frantic Assembly’s Things I Know To Be True by Geordie Brookman and Scott Graham shows it can happen.
My Brilliant Friend, Amaluna & other news, treats & interesting titbits
Its Amaluna arrives at Royal Albert Hall this month, but opening next month is Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever UK arena tour of its signature production, Varekai.