Lia, a sex worker, has run away from her brothel with a suitcase of stolen money. She returns to the place she grew up to discover that things aren't quite as she remembers.
LOOSELIPS is the latest production for The Big House and sees the company take over Stoke Newington Town Hall with a raw and gut-wrenching new production.
A new play for The Big House written by Katherine Soper (Winner of the 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2015)
Producer: Ellie Keel Director: Sammy Glover Set Design: Frankie Bradshaw Lighting Design: Zoe Spurr Sound Design and Composition: Giles Thomas Associate Director: Laura Thompson Stage Manager: Anthony Papamichael Production Manager: Jack Greenyer
“Visceral storytelling. Shot through with moments of pure theatre, graced with vivid, moving performances by an excellent young cast. A stirring opening statement from this exciting new theatre group.” Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem)
“I’ve seen quite a lot of this sort of work with young people, but rarely anything so passionately or so brilliantly acted, and even more rarely so beautifully staged.” Michael Coveney
“They were funny and incredibly moving. And at the end , the audience stood up and gave them a well deserved ovation. Because they were that good. Go see it.” Sir Lenny Henry CBE
“Within all of us there is a poem, within all of us there is a painting, within all of us there is a novel, within all of us there is a real expression of what we want to see of the world. And what The Big House does is open it up and bring it out. It’s wonderful. I loved every minute of it.” Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party