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The Infant

9781849432283_1_1The Infant by Oliver Lansley is opening tonight in Studio 1. This Workshop Theatre production is directed and produced by Elen Gibbons and Malak El-Gonemy.  Tickets are available online at: http://www.leedstickets.com/eventinfo/4202/The-Infant

  • VENUE: THE WORKSHOP THEATRE
  • DOORS: 7.30PM
  • CURFEW: 9.30PM
  • PRICE(S): CONCESSION £3.50, FULL £5.50 –
  • ALL PRICES INCLUDE BOOKING FEE OF £0.50 PER TICKET

Are we paranoid? Or are they really out to get us?

They have a picture, a picture that could spell the destruction of civilised society, a plan so devastating it would change the World as we know it. They must put a stop to it. They have a suspect, tied to a chair, a hood covering his face. The only problem is the suspect claims the picture was drawn by his four year old son. They have the suspect’s wife, but she claims her son couldn’t have made the picture. Who’s telling the truth? What is the truth? And does the truth really matter any more?

“The Infant is a highly assured, absurdist piece with many resonances for today’s climate of fear, suspicion and arbitrary justice… This clever premise develops through interrogations, violence and circular logic into a penetrating look at police paranoia and state-led authoritarianism. Lansley shows himself a gifted playwright’ – The Stage