Anna X

Presented by Joseph Charlton

Anna. 26. Curator. Retired intern. Previously @RAW magazine. I ♥ art, fashion, NYC. Coming soon @AnnaXStudios - a hub for artists, creatives, members.

Ariel. 34. CEO of @Genesis. A new social and dating network by invitation only. #DateBetter. Venture capital experience from SF-NY-LDN. I make every line count #stillcoding #CEOswhocode #GenesisApp

Immersed in an addictive world of private views, front-row fashion shows, and endless parties, Anna and Ariel find themselves struggling for ways to keep up with New York’s dazzling social elite.

How far will they go to keep their new identities? And at what price?

‘Anna X’ is the story of a woman’s drive to become somebody from nobody. A new play by award-winning writer Joseph Charlton (‘Brilliant Jerks’) about the nature of narcissism, based on real events.

Theatre & Performance
Varies13 — 17 Mar
Pit - The Vaults, Leake Street
1hr 00m
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About the company

Joseph Charlton

Joseph Charlton is an award-winning playwright, journalist, and writer for television. His work has been performed at Vault festival, the Arcola, Southwark Playhouse, Theatre 503, and he is one of the BBC’s 15 Drama Writers’ in development for 2018-2019.

Daniel Raggett is a director. He has worked with companies such as HighTide, Headlong, the Old Vic and the Almeida; and as an associate director on productions at the National Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway.

Rebecca Gwyther is a freelance producer who runs RJG Productions. Recent credits include: 'A Hundred Words for Snow' (VAULT Festival, UK Tour & Trafalgar Studios), 'Scum' Research and Development (Park Theatre) and 'Precisionism' (The Hope Theatre & Ireland run).


Anna - Rosie Sheehy
Ariel - Joshua James
Director - Daniel Raggett
Writer - Joseph Charlton
Producer - Rebecca Gwyther

Press & Reviews

Praise for Joseph Charlton's 'Brilliant Jerks'

The Stage ****, "The sheer scope of Charlton's play is thrilling .... slick, intelligent, Uber-good."

The Independent ****, "An acerbic, exhilarating ride through the modern workplace"

The i **** , “'Brilliant Jerks' sparkles in its depiction of humanity at its most hopeful and hopeless.”