Brain of Brittain

Jon Brittain

Theatre
21 Mar
Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street
22:00
£7.50
1hr 30m
12+
Funny New Writing Work In Progress
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Brain of Brittain

Olivier Award-winning playwright Jon Brittain's egotistically titled scratch night returns!

Featuring rehearsed readings of brand new scripts alongside revivals of his best short plays - get a sneak preview of what's to come and a chance to see some old favourites*

Previous instalments included work in progress sharings of Rotterdam and Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho...

So, y'know, it might be good!

*By favourites, he very much means his own favourites. No one has been asking for this.

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Praise for Rotterdam

What's On Stage ***** "A production of rare elegance and heart"
Evening Standard **** "Smartly observed and very funny"
Time Out **** "Warm, witty and wise"

Praise for Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

What's On Stage ***** "You'll be hard-pushed to find a better musical at this year's Fringe"
British Theatre Guide ***** "A Super Happy Story is as good as it gets"

Praise for Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Attitude ***** "A rollicking good laugh, no matter what side of the political spectrum you sit on"
The Times **** "Joyous camp with political punch"

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About Jon Brittain

Jon Brittain is a writer and director whose critically acclaimed play Rotterdam won the
Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. He co-created the cult hits Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho and Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows, wrote the Fringe First Award-winning A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) and the book and lyrics for the UK Theatre Award-winning Billionaire Boy The Musical. He has directed every one of John Kearns' stand-up shows including the Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning Sight Gags for Perverts and Shtick, as well as shows for Tom Allen, Mat Ewins and Tom Rosenthal. Most recently he directed Richard Gadd’s Fringe First Award winning play Baby Reindeer. For TV, he has worked as a staff writer on Cartoon Network's The Amazing World of Gumball and Netflix’s The Crown.

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Brain of Brittain

Jon Brittain

Dates & Times

Brain of Brittain

Jon Brittain

Press & Reviews

Praise for Rotterdam

What's On Stage ***** "A production of rare elegance and heart"
Evening Standard **** "Smartly observed and very funny"
Time Out **** "Warm, witty and wise"

Praise for Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

What's On Stage ***** "You'll be hard-pushed to find a better musical at this year's Fringe"
British Theatre Guide ***** "A Super Happy Story is as good as it gets"

Praise for Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Attitude ***** "A rollicking good laugh, no matter what side of the political spectrum you sit on"
The Times **** "Joyous camp with political punch"

Brain of Brittain

Jon Brittain

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