In Tents and Purposes at the Harlow Playhouse

Harlow Playhouse / Thu 23rd Mar 2017 at 07:31am

In Tents and Purposes at the Harlow Playhouse

Roxy Dunn (Channel 4’s Babylon, BBC 3’s Top Coppers) and Alys Metcalf (Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong)
compete with their egos to tell a comic, time-hopping story, exploring whether our lives are predetermined or shaped by our choices.

In Tents
Viscera Theatre Company brings its 5 star sell-out comedy from Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe on a 2017 UK Tour.
Written by Roxy Dunn, directed by Chris Head, produced by Viscera Theatre, performed and devised by Alys Metcalf and Roxy Dunn.

The play will be performed on Friday March 24th at 7.30pm as part of the Pay What You Can series.

Roxy appeared as a series regular in Channel4’s Babylon directed by Danny Boyle. She also featured in BBC3’s Top Coppers, and has been cast as the female lead in a sitcom teaser with Kevin Bishop, currently being developed with the BBC.

On stage, she originated a leading role in Philip Ridley’s, New Writing Premiers at The Old Red Lion, and also appeared in Howard Brenton’s, The Arrest of Ai Weiwei at Hampstead Theatre.

As a Writer, her debut play was shortlisted for the Channel4 Oran Mor Comedy Drama Award and her work has been performed at Chichester Festival Theatre, Ovalhouse Theatre, and The Old Vic Tunnels.

Alys performed in the West End comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, as part of the Olivier award-winning cast.She has also worked with Film4 and BBC Radio 3.

As a writer, Alys trained at the Royal Court Theatre and has since had plays produced at Salisbury Playhouse, Ustinov Theatre (Theatre Royal Bath), Hull Truck Theatre, St James Studio and the Southwark Playhouse.

Her play Unearthed was rated one of The Guardian Readers’ favourite shows of 2015.


Harlow Playhouse 24th March, Oxford Playhouse 31st March, Cheltenham Everyman 11th April, Bike Shed Exeter 24th April, York Theatre Royal 26th April, Derby Assembly Rooms 4th May, Mac Birmingham 5th May, Soho Theatre 9th, 10th May, Marlow Theatre Canterbury 11th May, Lowry Salford 10th June.

Web: www.visceratheatre.com Twitter: @VisceraTheatreC Facebook: /visceratheatrecompany/

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