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a christmas karel čapek


by david lawrence

Wednesday 2 – Saturday 19 December 2015

The Propeller Stage, BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Terrace

Full of hatred for Christmas, David & Brianne decide to counter their shared misanthropy by building a robot to do all their human interaction for them so they won’t have to face another festive season. Songs! Comedy! Live cooking! Existential angst! A Festivus extravaganza from the producers of Richard III and Lysistrata!

Cast in order of appearance
Brianne Brianne Kerr
David David Lawrence
Salesi Salesi Le’ota
Bri (a robot) Kirsty Bruce
David (a robot) Alex Greig
Snowflake (an endangered panda) Jean Sergent
C3PO (a robot) Michael Trigg
Bender B. Rodriguez (a robot) Aidan Weekes
Maria (a robot) Dasha Fedchuk
Femputer (a robot) Alice May Connolly
Strobe-bot (a robot) Michael Ness or Ellie Stewart
Dalek operated by Jean Sergent
St Nicholas Michael Ness
Special guest appearance by Jonny Potts as a Welshman.


Designed by Harriet Denby
Music by Ellie Stewart & David Lawrence
Lighting and Sound operated by Charlotte Simmonds
Dalek by Kiwa Conroy
Ass. Producer Alex Greig
Publicity Brianne Kerr
Graphic Design by Santa’s Little Helper
Directed by David Lawrence


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