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Week 53 - Brighton Rock
Pilot Theatre: A Week 53 CommissionPilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal are proud to bring the dark underworld of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock to the stage in this new adaptation by acclaimed writer Bryony Lavery.
Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal, by special arrangement with STUDIOCANAL
Based on the novel by Graham Greene
Adapted by Bryony Lavery
Directed by Esther Richardson
With Music by Hannah Peel
Co-commissioned by The Lowry for Week 53
Fred is found dead – they deny it was murder.
Rose is in love – they say she’s in danger.
And that boy, Pinkie…. They say he’s evil – but what has he done?
As two seventeen year olds, Pinkie and Rose get embroiled in a vicious gang war in Brighton where one brutal murder leads to the next. The police are impassive – but the courageous and life embracing Ida Arnold wants the truth. Nothing scares her. Whatever the cost, she’ll see justice done.
Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal are proud to bring the dark underworld of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock to the stage in this new adaptation by acclaimed writer Bryony Lavery.
An unmissable version of this gripping noir thriller.
There will be a limited allocation of Pay What You Decide tickets for all Week 53 productions, more details to be announced in Spring 2018.
★★★★ The Observer, The Times, The Stage, Plays To See
"Wonderful show" The Times
"A dark and ambitious production" The Observer
"Arresting episodes spring from an imaginative staging" The Observer
"propulsive and atmospheric" The Stage