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Man to Man

by Manfred Karge, translated by Anthony Vivis

Mercury Studio Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT, Essex. Box Office 01206 573948
Regular trains every 15 mins London Liverpool St to Colchester, last train to London 23:03

www.mercurytheatre.co.uk

Man to Man is directed by Tilly Branson with design by Eleanor Field, lighting by Sarah McColgan and sound by John Chambers. Tricia Kelly is Ella Gericke and 11 other characters. Her extensive stage career includes in 'Cannibals' and 'The Gatekeeper' at the Royal Exchange and in 'Responsible Others' and in Nina Raine's 'Tiger Country' at Hampstead Theatre. Other roles include in production with the RSC, at Chichester Festival Theatre and at the Royal Court Theatre.

Tilda Swinton was in Man to Man translated by Anthony Vivis at the Royal Court in 1988. The film version was in 1992.

What lengths would you go to, to put the next meal on the table? Inspired by the same astonishing true story that set Brecht on the path to writing The Good Person of Sichuan, Man to Man offers an uncompromising contemporary counterpoint to Brecht's masterpiece.

Man to Man: Friday 4 - Saturday 19 October, Mon - Sat 7.45pm, Thurs & Sat matinees 2.45pm. Tickets 12.50.
Running time approx 1 hr 20 mins.

24 September 2013