Out of Joint, Chichester Festival Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe present

Pitcairn

a man standing wearing a 1700's sailors captain suit with a white curled wig on, in the background women are sat on some stone stairs watching him as he gazes into the distance

“It is as if we find ourselves at the beginning of time…”

It’s 1789. Ideas of revolution and democracy are in the air. In the South Pacific, Fletcher Christian overthrows his captain in the famous mutiny on The Bounty. With salty humour and growing horror, Richard Bean charts the colony’s bloody descent from a new Eden to a dystopia.

Out of Joint collaborated with Chichester Festival Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe for Pitcairn.

REVIEWS

“Lucid. Haunting. Savagely comic. I can’t stop thinking about it”
-The Independent

“A rip-roaring tale, rich in metaphorical resonance” 
-Daily Telegraph

“Ingenious. A pleasure to watch. The cast is highly impressive.”
-The Guardian

“Exciting. Bean dares to tackle big themes with thought-provoking fizz”
-The Observer

“A marvellous new play. Spectacular. Bean’s final twist is a delight”
-Southern Daily Echo

AUDIENCE REACTION

CAST & CREATIVES

Cast: Lois Chimimba, Samuel Edward-Cook, Vanessa Emme, Eben Figueiredo, Siubhan Harrison, Saffron Hocking, Ash Hunter, Naveed, Cassie Layton, Anna Leong Brophy, Tom Morley, Adam Newington, Henry Pettigrew, David Rubin, Jack Tarlton.

Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Designer: Tim Shortall
Lighting Designer: Johanna Town
Composer: Adam Pleeth
Choreographer: Orian Michaeli
Sound Designer: Emma Laxton
Casting: Gabrielle Dawes CDG
Assistant Director: Jake Smith

PERFORMANCES

Chichester Festival Theatre
22 Aug – 20 Sep 2014

Shakespeare’s Globe
22 Sep – 11 Oct 2014

Plymouth Theatre Royal
14-18 Oct 2014

Warwick Arts Centre
21-24 Oct 2014

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
28 Oct – 1 Nov 2014

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne
4-8 Nov 2014

Oxford Playhouse
11-15 Nov 2014

Malvern Theatres
18-22 Nov 2014

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