The Nobodies

Chalk Line Theatre

18 — 23 Feb
Crypt - The Vaults, Leake Street
1hr 00m
New Writing Political Thriller
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The Nobodies

When a local hospital announces its closure, panic ensues.

Healthcare Assistant Rhea is forced to look for work elsewhere. Local lad Aaron worries about his mum’s treatment in the cancer unit. And Curtis just isn’t sure where he’s going to sleep.

But when the three witness a horrific accident, a rare opportunity presents itself.

As a dangerous decision triggers a wild chain of events, Rhea, Aaron and Curtis soon find themselves gathering power, influence and infamy – and inspiring a cohort of vigilante activists.

What does it take to enact real change? And what would you sacrifice to keep it?

Following the success of ★★★★★ 'Digging Deep' at last year's Vault Festival, Chalk Line present Amy Guyler's new political thriller 'The Nobodies'. 'The Nobodies' is made in collaboration with the multi award winning New Diorama Emerging Graduate Company, Chalk Line Theatre.

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About Chalk Line Theatre

Chalk Line Theatre is a multi award-winning Graduate Emerging Company of The New Diorama based in Luton. They are a team of creatives who look to boldy challenge form through stories that reflect our current political climate. They experiment with exciting forms of theatre including the use of live video, intricate designs and cinematic devices. They have
recently won the EFDC Creativity Award and The Love Luton Award, aswell as being commissioned by Imagine Luton and Arts Council England tocreate 'Lost For Words' for the Imagine Luton Outdoor Festival 2018. Their debut in house play 'Testament' recieved great critical acclaim at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018, later transferring for a three week run at The Hope Theatre in May 2019. 'Testament' was also commissioned by A Younger Theatre and The New Diorama to be a part of Incoming Festival which was supported by Arts Council England.

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Aaron - David Angland
Curtis - Joseph Reed
Rhea - Lucy Simpson
Co Directed and Produced By : Sam Edmunds and Vikesh Godhwani
Written By : Amy Guyler
Designed By: Becca White
Lighting Design By: Alan Walden
Sound Design By: Mekel Edwards

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Dates & Times

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Press & Reviews

Praise For Previous Work: "Testament"

London Pub Theatre's ★★★★★ "This production offers something new and fun whilst tackling the particularly sensitive and current issue of suicide amongst the youth."

Ed Fringe Review ★★★★★ "Intricately crafted triumph of creativity"

North West End ★★★★ "An excellent production which is highly entertaining"

London Theatre Review ★★★★ "A beautifully written, staged, and performed work in every aspect."

London Theatre 1 ★★★★ "This is a thoughtful and slick production"

Theatre Weekly ★★★★ "Testament is a fresh and bold piece of new writing, beautifully performed and presented."

Fairy Powered Productions ★★★★ "Confidently combines extremes of emotion with enough light-touch comedy"

Sadie Takes The Stage ★★★★ "Still thinking about it"

BOYZ ★★★★ " This is aggressive high drama. Absorbing and disturbing in equal measure."

730 Review ★★★★ "A Rare Beast."

Everything Theatre ★★★★ "Accomplished Theatre"

Review Chap ★★★★ "Testament is a bold, coherent piece of new writing, with an original new company who are seriously on top of their game."

Spy In The Stalls ★★★★ "Manages to make themes of grief, suicide and guilt an entertaining and even humorous affair, without ever losing its honesty about human emotions."

Three Weeks ★★★★ "A touching and memorable piece of theatre"

Act Drop ★★★★ "An intelligently constructed work about the impact of brain damage on memories and decisions"

From Page To Stage ★★★★ "Writer Sam Edmunds has created a compelling piece of theatre"

Praise for Amy Guyler’s Debut Play: "Digging Deep"

Lyn Gardner, Stagedoor, "It is crucial theatre".

Please Mind The Blog ★★★★★ “A surprising, funny and moving play”

Upper Circle ★★★★ “Educates through feeling, laughter and honesty”

Broadway World ★★★★ "The play is a harrowing window into the effects of depression."

London Theatre 1 ★★★★ “Mesmerising piece of theatre”

Spy In The Stalls ★★★★ “Prepare to be moved”

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