Breaking The Castle
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“So now you have the sounds, the visuals, the feeling...this feeling in the stomach, because you know everything is about to go away.”
David can’t get enough, of anything. Alcohol, drugs, women, gambling – whatever it takes to escape the bark of the black dog. Consumed by an overwhelming feeling of never belonging anywhere, days and nights are lived through a thick haze of drugs and alcohol. This bender could be his last, but he doesn’t care – there are worse things than death.
Then David is thrown an unlikely lifeline. Finding himself in the mountains of South -East Asia he is offered a chance at redemption - but he will need to confront his inner demons, traumas and secrets long buried in his psyche.
Visceral, fierce, and uplifting Breaking The Castle is an exquisitely rendered gripping tale and performance from creator Peter Cook as a man yearning for connection.
Content Advice :Contains coarse language, drug references and mature themes, recommended 15+
Warnings: Theatrical haze and mild incense in use during the show.
Written and performed by: Peter Cook
Director: Caroline Stacey
Dramaturgy: Shelly Higgs
Design: Imogen Keen
Lighting Design: Gerry Corcoran
Sound Designer: Kimmo Vennonen
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THE STREET PRESENTS
BREAKING THE CASTLE
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY PETER COOK
Performance Dates & Times
Friday 28 Febuary 7:30 (Preview)
Saturday 29 February, 7:30pm
Wednesday 4 March, 6:30pm (Twilight Special)
Thursday 5 & Saturday 7 March, 7:30pm
Wednesday 11 March, 6:30pm (Twilight Special)
Thursday 12 - Saturday 14 March, 7:30pm
STREET TWO | UNRESERVED | DURATION 75 MIN