Soph and her best friend Jel love scary stories. They hunt for the best ones on creepypasta sites, hunting the darkest online corners. But then strange and beautiful new girl Ellie turns up at school with a horror story of her own; a mysterious figure in the woods, the shadow of an axe. And when a girl in a nearby town goes missing, it seems their online monster’s come to life.
Something Awful is a new play from Vault Award winning and Off West End Award nominated team Tatty Hennessy and Lucy Jane Atkinson, inspired by the real true crime story of the Slenderman. It’s a play about what we should be scared of, and where the real monsters live.Book Now
Flux Theatre create socially engaged work that takes risks in form and challenges conventional storytelling. Previous work includes: Four Time Offie Nominated CHUTNEY (Bunker Theatre), bottled. (VAULT Festival), Dubailand (Finborough Theatre, nominated for an OffWestEnd Award). Flux Theatre are founders of EMERGE and Flux GYM.
Director-writer duo Lucy Jane Atkinson and Tatty Hennessy return to VAULT Festival 2020 after the roaring success of 'A Hundred Words for Snow' at VAULT Festival 2019. The production transferred to Trafalgar Studios and received 4 Offie Nominations including Best Play and Best Director.Book Now
PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS WORK:
Press for 'A Hundred Words for Snow', written by Tatty Hennessy, directed by Lucy Jane Atkinson (VAULT 2018, Trafalgar Studios 2019). Nominated for 4 Offies including Best Director, and Best Play.
London City Nights ★★★★★
Younger Theatre ★★★★★
West End Wilma ★★★★★
"Warm, witty and wonderful" The Stage
"Extraordinary" The Guardian
Press for 'Vespertilio' directed by Lucy Atkinson (VAULT 2019)
Reviews Hub ★★★★1/2 “One of the highlights of VAULT Festival so far... Vespertilio is the real deal, and it could easily transfer.”
National Student ★★★★ “Lucy Atkinson has directed this play beautifully and the set-design, and location is spot on” 4 Stars, National Student
Remote Goat ★★★★ “Lucy Jane Atkinson directs a superb duo.”
Press for Past Productions from Flux Theatre
bottled. (VAULT 2019)
A Younger Theatre ★★★★★
The Spy In the Stalls ★★★★★
CHUTNEY (The Bunker, 2018)
Broadway World ★★★★ “Chutney is a perfectly paced black comedy with clockwork cast.”
Reviews Hub ★★★★★
Dubailand (Finborough Theatre, 2017)
The Telegraph ★★★★ “A play that confronts our complacency and complicity... . Recommended."
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