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For just three shows at this year’s festival, Clay Party and Conflicted Theatre bring their SMASH-HIT two-hander to the Vaults. Inspired by SHOCKING true events, this is a play that blends True Crime with Romantic Comedy to deliver a thrill-ride as hilarious and touching as it is oh. so. TWISTED.
Nick’s cooking for Sam at his… and, if all goes to plan, this will be their first and last meeting. So what exactly is on the menu? Well, they say the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach…
The biting brainchild of “modern masterpiece” makers Clay Party and the “vividly stark” Conflicted Theatre Company, FIJI explores a relationship you might have only heard about in passing whispers… or on the news… FIJI has received numerous five-star reviews and two Off West End Award Nominations for Best Lead Performance: Eddie Loodmer-Elliott and Pedro Leandro.
Cast & Creative Team Eddie Loodmer-Elliott plays Nick. He is an actor, writer and the Artistic Director of Clay Party. Since graduating from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, his theatre credits include Julius Caesar (Bristol Old Vic), The Inheritance (Young Vic/Noel Coward Theatre), The Funeral Director (UK tour), Mothercare (Southwark Playhouse), All Quiet On The Western Front (Soho Theatre) and Buoy (Bloomsbury Theatre. As a writer, he currently is writing for both TV and Film in both the UK and US.
Sam Henderson plays Sam. He is an actor, musician and full time creative. Since graduating from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School he has performed at Sheffield Crucible, Southwark Playhouse and Bristol Old Vic. His television credits include work with ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and Britbox.
Co-writer Evan Lordan also directs. He is the Artistic Director of Conflicted Theatre Company creating new work at spaces such as disused warehouses, office buildings, elevators and private dining clubs. As an Associate Director, his work includes Touching the Void (Duke of York’s Theatre).
Co-writer Pedro Leandro’s literary credits include We Were Having a Perfectly Nice Time (Omnibus Theatre/Pleasance) and Dogsitting (Golden Goose Theatre). As an actor, his theatre credits include A View from the Bride (York Theatre Royal/Royal and Derngate) and Fiji (Omnibus Theatre). His television credits include Domina and The Liberator; and for film, Wonder Woman 1984.