A PROVOCATIVE enjoy is established to get the audience talking.
Knutsford actor Geoff Holman is directing rehearsals for The Condition of Items, a enjoy involving four young guys and women of all ages at college.
“It is humorous, intriguing, pretty, provocative and at instances, creepy,” stated Geoff, who has clocked up much more than 30 television and movie credits, including a few stints on Coronation Street, as properly as Clocking Off, Emmerdale, Heartbeat, The Invoice, Peak Practice, A&E, The Falklands Participate in and Hollyoaks.
The drama centres on the associations of four youthful individuals and how these alter, getting a sardonic appear at people’s preoccupation with surface area appearances.
The partnership involving morality and artwork arrives beneath scrutiny.
The engage in, written and set in The united states 20 yrs ago, has been moved to England under Geoff’s direction, ‘to produce a more powerful perception of immediacy’.
“It can be been a pleasure functioning on this enjoy with 4 quite talented younger actors,” mentioned Geoff, who performed Martin Clunes’ unhappy in the movie A is for Acid.
“I hope the audience are, in change, amused, puzzled, intrigued, concerned, appalled and provoked into imagining about some of the difficulties author Neil la Bute raises in his extraordinary enjoy.
“I believe it will get you talking.”
The enjoy opens at the Altrincham Garrick studio theatre at 7.30pm on Tuesday, November 9 and runs right until Sunday, November 14.
Geoff has acted and directed at the Garrick for many yrs.
He received the GMDF Greatest Actor award for Dysart in Equuus and a NODA award for Cardinal Wolsey in Wolf Hall.
He has directed a great number of productions such as Anne of the Thousand Times, Amadeus, The Wilmslow Boy and many modern dramas and comedies.
Geoff has appeared in regional excursions of Dealer’s Option, Primary Pinter, Kafka’s Dick and Translations.
In the 1990s he took an MA in contemporary theatre apply and then a year’s acting instruction for a submit graduate diploma.
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This perform contains extremely adult language and specific sexual references.