I, Malvolio

25 February 2016

Tim Crouch is one of the UK’s most original theatre makers. In his highly acclaimed one-man show, I, Malvolio, he re-imagines Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night from the point of view of its most notoriously abused steward. 

It’s a hilarious, charged and sometimes unsettling rant from a man adrift in front of a cruel audience. Part abject clown, part theatre-hating disciplinarian, Malvolio asks his audience to explore the pleasure we take in other people’s suffering.

The show has toured the world since it opened in 2010 - from Shanghai to Sydney, from Moscow to Manila. But this is a unique opportunity to see Malvolio unleashed in the round for the first time.

Tim Crouch is an Obie-award winning performer, playwright and director. His plays include An Oak Tree (Traverse Theatre and international tour), The Author (Royal Court Theatre and international tour) and Adler & Gibb (Royal Court Theatre).

Suitable for ages 11 +

Running time: 1 hour, no interval

directed by Karl James & Andy Smith
designed by Graeme Gilmour

Commissioned by Brighton Festival & Singapore Arts Festival
Supported by BAC


Photo by Greg Goodale

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