The Last Motel
Tuesday, 13th September 2022
Abalone’s desperate, he’s taken a day of holiday from the poultry farm to commit armed robbery. Now he has Eve, a local vicar, stuffed into the boot of his classic car. Check in with us at The Last Motel, a few miles outside of Barnsley (South Yorkshire not Kentucky), to see if Abalone’s hostage changes his perspective on life.
Written by Doncaster based Jeremy Fletcher, whose work has been performed on the BBC, Sky TV (Fest Live) and has toured nationally. Directed by JMK Regional Bursary recipient, Marcus Bazley. With set design by Evening Standard x TikTok Future Theatre Fund Award Winner, Caitlin Mawhinney.
‘A kind of homespun Fargo with more theatrical flair’ ★★★★
- Bridey Addison-Child, Edfringe Review
'A perfect piece of theatre, more than a hint of Tarantino and Lynch'
‘The plot has remained bobbling around in my head’ ★★★★
- Tom Gellatly, Edfringe Review
‘Genuinely moving. I left with a few new thoughts planted in my mind’
- Fringe Guru
'A darkly comedic psychological thriller from an acclaimed and award nominated Doncaster writer and the team behind Communicate (‘The honesty in the writing is brave and timely…wonderfully moving… a beautiful tapestry about life’ - Anna Fletcher, Oldham Reporter).
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