3 - 25 January 2014
3 January – 25 January 2014
JAZZ, CABARET AND A SINGLE SHOT IN HOLLAND PARK SET THE SCENE FOR A PULSE-RACING CRIME THRILLER…
‘It’s a thriller that genuinely holds the spectator in its thrall and it is all performed by just one actor, the multi-talented Simon Slater.’ The Telegraph
‘(on Simon Slater) his performance is engaging and energetic from the get-go and at the end it’s easy to forget that this play is performed by one actor, not five.’ WhatsOnStage.com
‘hugely pleasurable and entertaining evening at the theatre’ The Public Reviews
‘gorgeous little thriller’ Libby Purves
‘… It’s testament to Douglas Post’s super script and Simon Slater’s epic, virtuoso performance that this noir thriller is a thoroughly gripping experience.’ West End Wilma
‘The involving Bloodshot… is a miniature tour-de-force’ The Metro
‘Douglas Post’s gripping drama is meticulously crafted.’ The Stage
1957, London. Derek is a skilled photographer, very down on his luck. A mysterious envelope drops through the letter box of his cold bedsit – a stranger asking him to take secret pictures of an elegant young woman as she walks in Holland Park… The reward is handsome.
But the irresistible assignment takes a sudden, shocking turn. Entangled, and compelled to understand, Derek is led to a seedy Soho night-life populated by dubious characters. What do the Irish comedian, Russian conjuror, and American saxophone player have to do with the shooting? Derek finds his whole outlook on life is challenged by what he discovers.
Douglas Post’s wonderfully intelligent thrillers do more than keep you on the edge of your seat – they examine the turbulent human heart.
Running Time: 2 hours approx. with interval.
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