The End of Hope
BY DAVID IRELAND
21 July 2017 — 29 July 2017
So I decided to dispose of the body myself. I chopped him up with a kitchen knife and I thought about burying him in the back garden but I couldn’t be bothered with all that digging so I just threw him in the bin.
Dermot and Janet are about to have a one night stand. Before sealing the deal, though, Dermot must:
a) Check she agrees that Tony Blair's a war criminal.
b) Establish whether she killed her ex-husband
c) Reluctantly accept she does not realise he's famous.
David Ireland's witty and insightful comedy follows his critically-acclaimed Cyprus Avenue at the Royal Court Theatre.
Directed by Max Elton
Running time approx 50 minutes
Part of the Directors' Festival
A festival of plays directed by students from the first year of the Orange Tree Theatre and St Mary’s University’s MA in Theatre Directing. Find out more
21 July 7.00pm
24 July 8.30pm
27 July 7.00pm
29 July 8.30pm
With thanks to The Fenton Arts Trust for supporting the designer of this production.