Based on a seldom-discussed chapter in London’s history, Tobacco Road highlights the aspirations and pitfalls of yesteryear, yet gives it a contemporary spin. ‘Ducking and diving’ has never been so frenetic.
‘There is a real depth & balance to it’: Dan Whitlam stars in Tobacco Road at the Vault Festival
They say life imitates art but there are times when the reverse can also be true. And this has certainly been the case for actor Dan Whitlam. The 23-year-old from Clapham is starring in Tobacco Road, a play that shines a light on London’s criminal underworld as the country emerges from the shadows of the First World War.
‘A style that will develop and flourish’: Tobacco Road – Edinburgh Fringe
If you’ve watched Peaky Blinders then with Incognito Theatre’s Tobacco Road you’ll be on familiar territory.