The Two Gentlemen of the Hollow Heart
Writer: Isla van Tricht
Sat 8 July, 2pm (1 hr 15 mins, Gielgud Theatre).
£10/ £5 concession
Written by Isla van Tricht
Directed by Charlie Parham
“I think they’ll come back for us. It’s all a language problem I think.”
Bamboo grows quickly. Friendship takes a lifetime. In the face of death, two strangers struggle to find sense, comfort and hope.
“Is that – is that it? Is that the end?”
Isla van Tricht is a playwright and lyricist. Co-Founder of Shrapnel Theatre, acting as Artistic Director from 2015-2017, she has produced work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Above the Arts Theatre and VAULT Festival. Her hit comedy-drama Underground (Channel 4 4Stories shortlist) recently transferred from VAULT Festival to the Brits Off-Broadway Festival at 59E59 Theaters in New York. Isla’s first plays, a double bill entitled The Remnants, premiered in York and Edinburgh before she went onto study at RADA. Her recent play, The Litterati, premiered at this year’s VAULT Festival. / Co-Artistic Director of Antic Face, Charlie Parham, directs the first public sharing of Isla van Tricht’s new play.