Outpost 2016

Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, October 2018
New Model Theatre
Set and Costume designer: Nina Raines
Director: Tom Nicholas

Three weeks of pop-up theatre in Plymouth.

‘A Doll’s House’ by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen’s classic ‘A Doll’s House’ directed by Tom Nicholas, performed by Tessa Mason, Ben Kernow, Lisa Wordsworth and Connor Reed.

It’s Christmas Eve and Nora Helmer’s carefully kept secret is at risk of unravelling. As she puts the finishing touches to the Christmas tree, a shady figure from her past returns and threatens to tear her world apart.

Photographs by Guy Harris

‘Product’ by Mark Ravenhill

A young business woman falls in love with a suicide bomber. Or that’s the plot of the film that James has found himself pitching. He loves this story. He believes in this story. All he needs now is a leading lady, someone with star quality to get the green light.

Mark Ravenhill’s darkly comic play takes a bold swipe at Hollywood and humanity’s desperate need for narrative.

Photographs by Gemma Smith

‘Foundations’ by Tom Nicholas

Amelia and Justin are both doctors. Junior doctors. Amelia’s looking to change the world, Justin for job security and an increased earning potential. Yet, when a new contract threatens both these things, they must question where their motivation really lies.

This new play by Tom Nicholas takes as a backdrop the most divisive industrial dispute in decades to ask pressing questions about class, politics and ambition.
Photos by Gemma Smith

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