'A darkly comedic psychological thriller'.
Abalone’s desperate, he’s taken a day of holiday from the poultry farm to commit armed robbery. Now he has Eve, a local vicar, stuffed into the boot of his classic car. Check-in with us at The Last Motel, a few miles outside of Barnsley (South Yorkshire not Kentucky), to see if Abalone’s hostage changes his perspective on life.
‘A kind of homespun Fargo with more theatrical flair’ ★★★★ – Bridley Addison-Child, Edfringe Review
‘A perfect piece of theatre, more than a hint of Tarantino and Lynch‘ – Fictionmaker
‘The plot has remained bobbling around in my head’ ★★★★ – Tom Gellatly, Edfringe Review
‘Genuinely moving. I left with a few new thoughts planted in my mind’ – Fringe Guru
A darkly comedic psychological thriller from the team behind Communicate (‘The honesty in the writing is brave and timely…wonderfully moving… a beautiful tapestry about life’ – Anna Fletcher, Oldham Reporter). Written by award-nominated Jeremy Fletcher, whose work has been performed on Sky TV (Fest Live) and has toured nationally. Directed by JMK Regional Bursary recipient, Marcus Bazley. With set design by Evening Standard x TikTok Future Theatre Fund Award Winner, Caitlin Mawhinney
To see rehearsal clips and listen to the director talking about the play, go to https://youtu.be/8UJIH2GFP8A