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The Barn Theatre, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
FROM THE BARN THEATRE ARCHIVE

The Pillowman

By Martin McDonagh
Directed by Danny Swanson
19th – 27th November 2010
Special thanks to Chris Janes, Steve Wilson and Ruby Wilson

This play is strictly for adults only. It contains strong language and scenes of a disturbing nature. (more information here)

A viciously funny, seriously disturbing tale about a writer in a totalitarian state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child-murders that are happening in his town.

Show Talks

Free-of-charge pre- and post-show talks:

  • Tuesday 23rd at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Dr. Cindy Lawford asks whether McDonagh is vain enough to think stories can kill.
  • Wednesday 24th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Director Danny Swanson connects the torture of children with painting pigs green.
  • Thursday 25th after the performance — Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Danny Swanson

CAST

CREATIVE TEAM

Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Production Secretary
Set Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
Special Effects
Costume Design

This play is strictly for adults only. It contains strong language and scenes of a disturbing nature. (more information here)

DON'T FORGET, COMING UP AT THE BARN SOON

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By John Finnemore
Opening 13th June
By Mary Chase

 

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

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