Thu 7th Feb at 7:30pm
@ Cockpit Theatre, London
Featuring: Descent Theatre
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Descent Shorts: Descent Theatre
Descent Shorts is a regular night of new short plays by up-and-coming writers. The night provides a platform for undiscovered voices and a unique opportunity for writers to showcase their talent and get their scripts heard. Descent work in collaboration with some of London's best up-and-coming actors and directors in order to produce the freshest and most exciting new works the city has to offer.
Line up includes:
Out the Back by James Aden
Three beautifully understated monologues unfold a tale of horror that disturbs the quiet of Northern English suburbia.
Satellites by Joe White
When Lauren meets Nathan in a pub garden is it destiny, or just another Friday night? A blackly comic take on love, fate and boy meets girl.
Loot by Janice Hallett
Three rioters return home with their ill-gotten gains - but they might have got more than they bargained for.
Semi-Detached by Ian Kendall
In a world of rising immigration and crashing economies, this is a comic and brutally honest look at modern day prejudice and paranoia.
Room for Improvement by Andrew Turner
An estranged couple arrive at a cheap hotel, hoping to get some rest. But the noises from next door keep them awake and force them to face what's been left unsaid.
Visit thecockpit.org.uk/show/descent_shorts for further information.
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A new writing company formed in 2010, Descent 'hand-pick the best scripts, choose
the most exciting directors and find the finest emerging acting talent. Then they 'fuse the lot together and present it on a stage'.
'This fledgling company's commitment and professionalism is as laudable as their taste in new writing... a theatrical experience far superior to most you'll
find' (One Stop Arts)
'A must see for people with an interest in new writing' (Everything Theatre).
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