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about the show

Supporting Wall presents the professional world premiere of 

Moonfleece
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.”
The Independent

**** "A sharply conceived metaphor for all that we value in a liberal society... skilfully directed by David Mercatali."
Whatsonstage

“Fizzes with energy and acuity… this play should be celebrated.”
The Times

“This could be the most important new production of the year.”
The Gay Times

"Magical... I tingled with excitement... Poetically, and politically, persuasive."
Time Out

"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."
Aleks Sierz


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



 

news

MOONFLEECE BANNED FOR CHALLENGING THE BNP. Click here for the full story in The Independent.

MOONFLEECE returns to London for seven performances only: 8th - 11th at Riverside Studios and 15th - 17th at the Greenwich Theatre - don't miss out! Friday 9th at Riverside is already sold out; advanced booking is strongly advised for other performances- click here for the Riverside website, and click here for details about the show at Greenwich.

Copies of the playtext of Moonfleece - together with company information for the Supporting Wall production - are published by Metheun Drama and are available to buy at £4.50 from all performances (RRP £9.99). If you can't attend the show but would like to purchase a copy of the text, please email info@supportingwall.com

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