BY LEE ANDERSON
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BEIGEL
(WORK IN PROGRESS)
“I love Christmas. I love the jingles. The workshop. The grotto. But you want to take it away from us. You want to ruin Christmas. Well, I’m not going to let you…”
Santa’s Workshop is in trouble. The deliveries have stopped, the reindeers are dying and the workforce is close to revolt. With the regime on the verge of collapse, it falls to Jack Frost and his enforcers to maintain order.
When Lulu and her pack of anarcho-elves plan a coup against Old Nick, they enlist the services of worker-turned-outlaw, Pepper. But as the bombs are set and the countdown begins, how far is Pepper willing to go?
Poles Apart is a darkly funny, festive-thriller about totalitarianism, God and snowmen by Lyric Hammersmith Young Writer and SQUINT Associate, Lee Anderson (Co-Writer of the Pleasance’s Charlie Harthill Award-winning, Molly). Directed by Michael Beigel (The Legacy).
Produced in Association with Like The Clappers.
Sunday 11th December at 7.00pm
Latecomers will not be admitted.