A philosophising cat, a famished dog and a family of mites all make appearances – and strong impressions – in Mites, a new play by up-and-coming young British playwright James Mannion, written in the best traditions of the Theatre of the Absurd.
The strength of Mites lies in the opening up of firm discussions regarding mental health which until, certainly of late, have tended to be constrained.
Editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 13 October 2019), ranging from Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the still very relevant A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg at the Trafalgar Studios to Libby Purves’ reaction to Mischief Theatre’s new offering Groan Ups.
Mites at the Tristan Bates Theatre is an extremely well acted, funny piece, that get’s you thinking. A must see.
James Mannion’s deeply disturbing but bleakly funny play Mites is given a thoroughly gripping production at the Tristan Bates Theatre.
An isolated woman, a pest controller and a talking cat… but which is which? We think we’ve got one character sussed! Take a look at these candid images from the rehearsal room of new darkly comic tale Mites for a hint of what to expect from James Mannion’s latest play, then book your tickets!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is back at Tristan Bates Theatre for the world premiere of Mites from Blueleaf Theatre. Got any questions for writer, director and cast?
Bleakly comic, psychological thriller Mites, which tells the story of a vulnerable woman, a pest controller and a talkative feline, will receive its world premiere at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn. Time to book your tickets!