ClerkinWorks and Ovalhouse

The Secret Keeper

by Angela Clerkin

A political fairytale for adults – with songs, magpies and a murderous gothic heart.

 

The Good Daughter wants to make her father happy. ‘Tell me what makes you so sad. Tell me your dark secret and I promise to keep it safe for you.’ He whispers in his daughter’s ear and a great weight lifts from his shoulders. Delighted, he invites the whole town to confide in his miraculous daughter. Soon everyone is flocking to The Secret Keeper. But what happens when a murderer confesses – and who is to blame for the consequences?

Illicit affairs, theft, murder, government cover-ups and whistle-blowers: The Secret Keeper is a personal story with global consequences.

Developed at the National Theatre Studio, this is a fiendish new story for adults by Angela Clerkin (Associate Artist with Improbable and Chris Goode and Co.), featuring 4 actors playing over 40 characters, made with an award-winning creative team.

Reviews

"Delightfully bizarre and ridiculously entertaining"

Theatre Weekly

"A fantasy fairy-tale...intelligent and perceptive"

LondonTheatre1

The Secret Keeper

28 October 2017 - 8:00 pm
Tickets

Full Price: £14 + fee*
Concession: £12 + fee*
Members: £10 + fee*

Extra information

*A transaction fee of £2 per booking will be applied to customers paying in person or over the phone with a credit or debit card (capped at £1 for a single ticket)

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