Ladykiller

Ladykiller LS

The Thelmas and house present
Ladykiller
by Madeline Gould
Directed by Madelaine Moore

A hotel room, a maid and a dead woman. It’s not what it looks like, really, it’s not. It was self-defence… and anyway, the woman was asking for it.

The chambermaid considers herself to be a pretty normal person; she goes to the cinema. She reads books. She pretended to read the party manifestos at the General Election. She’s even read The Psychopath Test and she’s pretty sure she’s not one so…

Winner of the 2019 Pleasance VAULT award, ‘blood-curdling shriek of a smash hit’ Ladykiller was a sell out at Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and Vault Festival 2019. A blood-soaked morality tale about victimhood, power and flipping the gender rule book on psychopathy. A (gruesome) quintessential, jet-black comedy for the age of the gig economy.

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Running time: approximately 65 minutes. There is no interval
Age recommendation: 16+
Strong language, adult content. This play contains complex themes of murder, assault and abuses of power, graphic visual representations of blood, and graphic descriptions of violence and autopsy.

Photo by: Greg Viet Photography

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Director:  Madelaine Moore
Writer:  Madeline Gould
Producer:  The Thelmas
Associate Producer: Laura Elmes Productions

Performed by Hannah McClean
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Winner of the Vault Festival 2019 Pleasance Award

★★★★★  ‘What a blood-curdling shriek of a hit it is!’
A Younger Theatre

★★★★★ ‘Hannah McClean’s bright-eyed portrayal is chilling, charming and terrifyingly believable’
The Skinny

★★★★ ‘a very funny and refreshingly offbeat comedy’
The Stage

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Selected dates on tour are presented by house, a project delivered by Farnham Maltings and funded by Arts Council England
housetheatre.org.uk

Full tour schedule here (external site)

Tour Dates

Date Time Venue Booking Information
03/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm Ventnor Exchange Book here
05/03/2020 The Lyric Theatre
06/03/2020 7.30pm - 8.35pm Forest Arts Centre Book here
07/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm The Woodville Book here
10/03/2020 7.30pm - 8.35pm Cornerstone
11/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm West End Centre Book here
12/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm Harlow Playhouse Book here
13/03/2020 The Place Bedford Book here
14/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm Old Town Hall
17/03/2020 7.30pm - 8.35pm The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre.
18/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm South Street Arts Centre Book here
19/03/2020 7.30pm - 8.35pm The Hat Factory Book here
20/03/2020 8pm - 9.05pm Old Fire Station, Oxford Book here
21/03/2020 7.30pm - 8.35pm GlassBox Theatre