about the show
Supporting Wall presents the professional world premiere of
by Philip Ridley
London & Tour, March - April 2010
An abandoned home. A lost brother. An East End tower block. A secret love story. Families and friendships are splintered by the politics of race, sexuality and money as a new generation encounters a world torn apart by the adults.
Supporting Wall presents a compelling, personal new work by Time Out
and Evening Standard
Award-winner Philip Ridley. Directed by David Mercatali, 'clearly one to watch' (Time Out
‘Ridley is a visionary’ – Rolling Stone
'Ridley is the master of modern myth' - Guardian
Latest reviews for Moonfleece
**** “Brilliantly alert and magically tragicomic... A psychologically acute look at the emotional origins of BNP activism in Bethnal Green.”
**** "A sharply conceived metaphor for all that we value in a liberal society... skilfully directed by David Mercatali."
“Fizzes with energy and acuity… this play should be celebrated.”
“This could be the most important new production of the year.”
The Gay Times
"Magical... I tingled with excitement... Poetically, and politically, persuasive."
"An explosion of emotion... this is Shakespeare for the Banksy generation... A finer cast could not be found."
British Theatre Guide
"A fabulous piece or urban myth-making... achingly impassioned."
Supported by the Kobler Trust and the Unity Theatre Trust. Ben Monks and Will Young supported by the Society of London Theatre's Stage One Bursary. Presented by kind permission of the Rod Hall Agency Limited of 6th Floor Fairgate House, 78 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1HB