The Animals

The Animals by Craig Baxter

A satirical look at a group of passionate but incompetent animal rights activists who attempt to make a ‘political’ statement through direct action but with tragic consequences.

1998 World Premiere at The Dublin Theatre Festival, then re- toured with Monogamy as part of  Double Helix (2002).

Cast

Cast – includes – Richard Trahair, Celia Nelson

Director – Stuart Mullins

Design – Rebecca Hurst

Lighting Design – Paul Warring

Music & Movement – Matthew Bugg

 

Tour

Dublin Theatre Festival – 1998

Double Helix Tour 2002:

Stamford Arts Centre, Lincolnshire

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough

Junction, Cambridge

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Houghton Theatre, Crawley

Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Darlington Arts Centre, Plymouth

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester

Royal Court Theatre, Backup, Lancs

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston, Lincs

The Castle, Wellingborough

Royal Exchange, Manchester

Stratford Circus, London (three week run)

 

Press

 

“Craig Baxter’s psychological drama is an absorbing, well crafted and at times darkly comic play” The Irish Times

Gallery

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