A Royal Court Theatre and Access All Areas co-production
7 friends are in the frame for murder and the police are closing in.
They must clear their name and in order to do so, they’ve enlisted the most unlikely of help.
As the pressure mounts, friends become suspects and the experience changes them all.
This funny, dark whodunnit will take you on an unexpected journey; with jokes, sex, songs, crimes, plot twists and a comeuppance.
Developed collaboratively over 5 years by Access All Areas’ learning disabled and autistic Associate Artists: Kirsty Adams, Cian Binchy, Housni Hassan (DJ), Dayo Koleosho, Stephanie Newman, Lee Phillips and Charlene Salter alongside writer, Molly Davies and director, Hamish Pirie, Imposter 22 is a playful account of navigating barriers, neurodiversity and the power of sharing a platform.
Written by Molly Davies.
Co-created with Kirsty Adams, Cian Binchy, Housni Hassan (DJ), Dayo Koleosho, Stephanie Newman, Lee Phillips and Charlene Salter.
From an original idea by Hamish Pirie.
Post-show Talk Tue 3 Oct
A conversation with Molly Davies and the co- creators of the show. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.
'A hilarious whodunnit with a twist ending - comedic and poignant'
Chess Hayden, West End Best Friend
'A ray of sunshine - it's like a theatre dance floor for your soul'
Zuzanna Chmielewska, West End Evenings
'Powerful, richly emotive - a genuinely engaging mystery'
Sam Waite, All That Dazzles
'A truly ensemble piece of theatre'
Chris Omaweng, LondonTheatre 1
'Radical, unsettling and laugh-out-loud funny'
Natasha Sutton-Williams, Disability Arts Online
'A whodunnit with a difference - a revelatory watch'
Marianka Swain, The Telegraph
'A riotous night of laughter, sex and a good old-fashioned whodunnit'
Serafina Cusack, The Reviews Hub
'A pioneering theatrical creation - challenges the conventional boundaries of stagecraft'
Alexander Pearn, A Young(ish) Perspective
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm (except 29 Sep, 7pm)
Age recommendation: 14+
Running time: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, including an interval.
This production contains loud music and noises.
If you are a wheelchair user, please contact the Box Office who can assist you in booking the best tickets. Find out more about access tickets and seating.
Captioned: Thu 12 Oct, 7.30pm
BSL interpreted: Fri 13 Oct, 7.30pm
Captioned and Audio Described: Sat 14 Oct, 7.30pm (Touch Tour at 6pm)
Imposter 22 is being created with access for our artists and audiences as a central part of the process. All performances of Imposter 22 are relaxed.
Image edit by Paul Belford
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