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Pity

Pity

Synopsis

A normal day.

A person stands in the market square watching the world go by.

What happens next verges on the ridiculous.

There’s ice cream. Sunshine. Shops. Some dogs. A wedding. Bombs. Candles. Blood. Lightning. Sandwiches. Snipers. Looting. Gunshots. Babies. Actors. Azaleas. Famine. Fountains. Statues. Atrocities.

And tanks. (Probably).

Rory Mullarkey’s new play asks whether things really are getting worse. And if we care.

“[Someone screaming]: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH”

Rory returns to the Royal Court following his debut here with The Wolf from the Door in 2014. In the same year, he was awarded the George Devine Award, the Pinter Commission, and the James Tait Black Prize for Drama.

Sam Pritchard’s previous work for the Royal Court includes Grimly Handsome and B.

 

Event details

Tue 31 Jul 2018, 7:30pm

Captioned by STAGETEXT

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Venue details

Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London
SW1W 8AS

Phone: 020 7565 5000

Email: boxoffice@royalcourttheatre.com

Website: Royal Court Theatre

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