Highlights of the Pleasance Spring Season

Wednesday, 28 March, 2012

The Pleasance in Islington has announced its Spring Season. These are some of the shows.

21st March – 8th April
A twisted celebration of what it means to be an American citizen, Assassins brings to life the men and women who have attempted or succeeded in assassinating American Presidents, from Lincoln to Ronald Reagan, and asks what made them believe that murder might be the only option to settle a variety of obscure motives.

Humphrey Ker’s Family Variety Half-Hour
30th March & 19th April
A brand new show of sketch, song and character comedy, from Fosters Comedy Award Best Newcomer: Humphrey Ker and special guests.

Matilda, Mike & Dan
3rd April – 7th April
A dark new comedy from Professional Help Productions that explores friendship, love, sex and power, and what happens when the rules of the games we play, change. Written by Rebecca Windsor and Directed by Antony Law, ‘Matilda, Mike & Dan’ follows the relationship of two men and the effects a woman and a take away can have in just one night.

The Overcoat
17th April – 28th April
After finding himself in financial dire straits, a sympathetic but inconspicuous bank clerk, believes his happiness lies in a brand new overcoat. This fateful decision sparks a journey through the jungle of modern work life and global economy meeting larger-than-life characters along the way; eventually questioning his own existence.

More at www.pleasance.co.uk


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