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world premiere - moth man by nicole locke


Blackshaw’s Showcase Award Winner 2017

An industry showcase produced by Blackshaw Theatre Company


“I can see. There is the moon. Besides I’m not exactly going anywhere whilst I’m transitioning, am I?”


Lepidopterist, Dave, tries to cope with his recent breakup by transforming into a Moth. His sister, Amber, must put aside her own feelings in order to coax him from his cocoon. However, Dave and Amber will discover that not everything is as simple as Moth and Man, when a series of hidden betrayals emerge, forcing them to confront what is really happening behind the makeshift wings and all the maple syrup. 


Blackshaw Theatre Company is based in South London, their talented members and associates form an extensive network of writers, directors, actors, designers and technicians; all of whom see the value in embracing a wide range of disciplines, sharing knowledge, and supporting fellow practitioners to create great work.


Founded in 2010, Blackshaw’s productions include new works; Some Treachery: A Miss McSkimming Mystery by Richard Stratton (May 2017 – Putney Arts Theatre); Black Shuck by Duncan Hands (Oct 2016 – London Horror Festival; May 2016 – Wandsworth Fringe), Staying Alive by Kat Roberts (Nov 2015 – Pleasance Theatre), Audience with the Ghost Finder by M. J. Starling (May & Oct 2013 – Selkirk Upstairs & Etcetera Theatre), and Character by Florence Vincent (May 2014 & March 2015 – Selkirk Upstairs & Tristan Bates Theatre); as well as adaptations of Gormenghast: Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake (Apr 2012 – The Actors’ Church, Covent Garden) and Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (May 2014, May 2015 & July 2015 – Selkirk Upstairs, Battersea Library & The British Home).


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Running time: 1 hour


Thursday 8th March 2018 at 7:30pm

TICKETS £10.00 

Book online or call 0333 012 4963

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The Box Office will open 30 minutes before the performance for cash / card sales and collection of pre-booked tickets.

Latecomers will not be admitted.

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