The Dogs of War

 26 May
 The Old Red Lion Theatre Pub
 418 St. John Street - EC1V 4NJ - London - United Kingdom
The world premiere of Tim Foley's brand new dark comedy at the Old Red Lion this May. 26 May - 20 June 2015. The team behind the sold out and critically acclaimed production of ‘The Fastest Clock in the Universe’ reunite at the Old Red Lion this Summer with Tim Foley's stunning new play. The production will be directed by Tom O'Brien, designed by Libby Todd and produced by Stage One Bursary Award winner Robin Rayner and WhatsOnStage Award winner David Adkin. The production is supporting Rethink Mental Illness charity throughout the run. CAST Richard Southgate (Spring Awakening, Skins, Young Dracula) Maggie O'Brien Paul Stonehouse Melanie McHugh “First we had one, then another, then another, and now there's a pack of them and they're all barking mad. And they're not bright, they're not clever, that's a myth. I'll tell you what they are. Havoc.” The Herming family have moved to rural Northern Ireland – also known as the middle of nowhere. The Dad makes stuff in his shed, the Mam pops pills in her armchair, and Johnny the son avoids them both as much as possible. So far, so normal. But when Johnny comes home from university, everything has gone a little strange. For starters, the family dogs have turned invisible and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt (and local resident) has arrived unannounced. While Johnny wrestles with all that is seen and unseen, an ongoing conflict with a nearby farmer will have untold repercussions for his parents… Descend into madness, and ascend unto greatness, as the savage dogs of war tear this family apart.

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