A Carte blanche production

Not One of These People

by Martin Crimp

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Thu 03 Nov - Sat 05 Nov 2022

“If you think you know what it’s like to be me you are seriously deluded.”   

Is it appropriation to invent a voice – or is it an act of empathy?   

If a playwright’s job is to make dialogue, is there a limit to how many characters she / he / they are entitled to invent? Who can these people be? And what if an invented voice says things that even the author would prefer not to hear?   

With characteristically provocative humour, Martin Crimp himself performs his latest work, using deep-fake computer technology to bring 299 unique characters to the stage.  

“I made stuff up, I invented shit, I checked my whole family into a hotel I couldn’t afford, none of it was true.”  

Internationally renowned playwright Martin Crimp returns to the Royal Court with his new play directed by Christian Lapointe.   

Read more about how the work developed in this introduction from Martin Crimp

A co-production between the Royal Court Theatre (London), Carte blanche (Québec City) and the Carrefour international de théâtre (Québec City)

★ ★ ★ ★

“A work of exceptional ambition.”

Daily Telegraph

“Playful and profound.”

Le Soleil (Québec)

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Thu – Sat: 7:30pm  

Sat matinee: 2:30pm

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes.

No interval and no re-entry.

We strongly advise that you arrive early and take your seats in advance of the start time as there is a no latecomers policy.

Content Warnings

We encourage and support audience members, unless medically exempt, to wear face coverings throughout the venue and in the auditorium, out of respect for others, and in support of the cast. More information about your visit to the Royal Court.

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