Down And Out In Paris And London
Multi-award winning New Diorama and PIT transfer their brand new show back to London
Having survived Eton, young George Orwell disappears into the underworld of 1920s Paris in search of something to write about, while a modern-day journalist goes undercover on a London council estate at the turn of the millennium. Multi-award winning New Diorama and PIT transfer their brand new show back to London after its premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015. A new, modern satire inspired by Orwell’s autobiographical tale and combined with Polly Toynbee’s 2003 book Hard Work, this production is written and directed by New Diorama Theatre's artistic and executive director, David Byrne. Winners of The Writers’ Guild And List Magazine Award For Drama and Les Enfants Terribles Prize. ★★★★★ – Broadway Baby Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes. There is no interval. Please arrive in good time as latecomers will not be admitted.
“Strikingly staged, deftly acted and simultaneously hard-hitting and bitingly funny…a theatrical tour-de-force.”