Debut 2016

2016 Debut Festival Plays

A cockney-esque operatic vision of our capital city’s future, shortlisted for the 2015 VBA playwright awards.

Written by: 

Rosie Raven

Directed by: 

Rosie Raven

Designer: 
Yoohnee Cho

Narrator: Aidan Napier
Head of SSS 2: Adam Mort
Head of SSS 1: Lily Newmark
Alice: Lilly Burton
Old Bobby Bum: Joel Locke-Foster
Mike: Dan Armstrong
Drag Queen: Igor Smith
Terry: Aaron Dart
SSS member/extras:
Helen Lou Potter
Charlie Ferguson
Steinunn McQueen
Jauohar Ben Ayed
Gabriella Leon

A twisted fairytale of a woman's quest for sexual independence.

Written by: 

Robyn Grant

James Beck

Directed by: 

Taylor Danson

Designer: 
Natalia Alvarez

Angie: Allie Munro
Mark/Doctor: Aidan Napier
Chrissy/Italian Woman: Robyn Grant
Simon/Market Man: Aaron Baker
Johnson/Deborah: Rosie Raven
Masters/Roman Soldier/Lesley: Joel Locke-Foster
Aphrodite/Kimberly/Desk Lady : Lizzie Fletcher
Cleopatra/Sylvia: Antonia Desplat
Venus/Nurse: Lily Newmark
Alfred Kinsey/Stranger/Howard: Ryan Lester
Anne Summers Sales Assistant/ Victorian Woman: Victoria Lewis
Rachel Maines/Celtic Woman: Isabella Javor
Graham: Taylor Danson

England, 2020. A political tragedy told through revolutionary writing and song.

Written by: 

Isabella Javor

Directed by: 

Allie Munro

Designer: 
Nicole Graham

Lexi: Elizabeth Fletcher
Malcolm: Ryan Lester
Roman: Aaron Baker
Elsie: Antonia Desplat
Tanya: Victoria Lewis
Magdalena: Isabella Javor

A spit-tacular tale of friendship and gore-filled disappointment. Welcome to Picklesworth.

Written by: 

Marysa Finnie

Directed by: 

Lynne Jefferies

Designer: 
Esther Sobambi

Voice/Ms Wigglepot: Allie Munro
Little Girl: Beatrice Grannò
Jimothy: Taylor Danson
Sally Moore, Motivational Speaker: Stefanie Reynolds
Farmer, Joe, Pedestrian Crosser: Dan Armstrong
Pig, Drunk Man, Pat, Walrus, Snake: Igor Smith
Pig, Pat, Seal, Finger, Gus the Slug: Marysa Finnie

An epic yet intimate tale. Could you leave Earth forever?

Written by: 

Roberta Bellekom

Directed by: 

Aaron Baker

Designer: 
Juilet Noble

Riley: Lynne Jefferies
Kobus: Adam Mort
Elle: Roberta Bellekom
Musicians: Beatrice Granno & Dan Armstrong

Love's blind, beautiful and broken; but this isn't a love story.

Written by: 

Lynne Jefferies

Directed by: 

Allie Munro

Martha: Lynne Jefferies
Tom: Taylor Danson

Family. Football. The mighty BYF. Fight? Or move on?

Written by: 

Aaron Dart

Directed by: 

Aidan Napier

Designer: 
Fridtjof Brevig

Adam: Joel Locke Foster
Bobby: Aaron Dart
Steve: Taylor Danson
Carl: Adam Mort
Chris: Scott Lyons
Roberts: Max Sisterson
Lisa: Rachel Roberts
Lucy: Monica Ferrero
Meg: Zoe Forrester
Holly: Rosina Williams
Ben: Ryan Lester
Brian: Adelin Dumitru
Paul: Igor Smith
Police Officers: Igor Smith, Ryan Lester

Dublin. March 11th 2015. The night all drugs became legal.

Written by: 

Scott Lyons

Directed by: 

Lilly Burton

Harry: Scott Lyons
Saoirse: Zoe Forrester