Presented by Adam Foster

1983. San Fernando Valley. John Rolando is the glittering porn star of the moment. But when he fails to get it up, his life – and the play – begins to unravel.

A new play about porn and patriarchy.

“a brilliantly meta-theatrical comedy” (Fergus Morgan, The Stage)
“Masterfully directed” (Leah Broad, Oxford Culture Review)
★★★★ (A Younger Theatre on Clay)
★★★★ (The Stage on Molly)

Actor 1 played by George Fletcher
Actor 2 played by Claire Cartwright
Actor 3 played by Philippa Hogg
Actor 4 played by Nneka Okoye

Written by Adam Foster (Clay, Molly, Long Story Short)
Directed by Grace Duggan (Young Vic Fresh Direction)
Supported by Arts Council England, The Peggy Ramsay Foundation and The North Wall.

Theatre & Performance
Varies27 Feb — 03 Mar
Brick Hall - The Vaults, Leake Street
1hr 00m
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About the company

Adam Foster

Adam Foster is an award-winning playwright and facilitator. He graduated from Royal Holloway's MA in Playwriting with Distinction. He is a graduate of writer’s groups and emerging artist schemes at HighTide, Bush Theatre, Soho Theatre and the North Wall. Selected credits: The Promise (Kevin Spacey Foundation Award 2016), Matador(a) (Camden People’s Theatre, ACE Funded), Clay (The Pleasance, Directed by Hannah Hauer- King. Co-produced by PLAY and Changing Face Collective), Molly (The Pleasance, supported by The Pleasance Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund. Winner of The Stage Award, ACE Funded), Long Story Short (The Pleasance and Charing Cross Theatre, Squint).

Grace Duggan is a working class emerging theatre director. She is a resident artist for Blue Elephant Theatre. She has recently taken part in the North Wall’s Catalyst Artist Development Scheme and the Fresh Direction scheme at the Young Vic. Credits include: The Siblings (Blue Elephant Theatre & Studio 3 Arts) Agenda (Clifftown Theatre, Southend) Intravenous (The North Wall, Oxford) Parallel Yerma (Assistant Director, Young Vic) Overload (Albany Academy, Romford)


Adam Foster: Writer
Grace Duggan: Director
Sarah Divall: Producer

Press & Reviews

“a brilliantly meta-theatrical comedy” (Fergus Morgan, The Stage)
“Masterfully directed” (Leah Broad, Oxford Culture Review)
Praise for previous work
★★★★ (A Younger Theatre on Clay)
★★★★ (The Stage on Molly)