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Cost £15.50 / £12.50
Tel020 7261 9876
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1888 - a new musical

Dates: Tuesday 7 June to Saturday 2 July 2011
Performances Times: Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm - Sunday matinee at 3.00pm
Running time: 2 hours including interval
Ticket Prices: £15.50 / £12.50
Box Office: 020 7261 9876, www.uniontheatre.biz
Online ticket booking: www.ticketsource.co.uk

Theatre address: The Union Theatre, 204 Union Street, London SE1 0LX

Music: Gerry Ware
Lyrics: Gerry Ware
Book by: Gerry Ware
Additional Material: Andrew Emerson
Producer: Simon James Collier
Company: The Okai Collier Company for Silhouette Theatre Productions
Direction & Staging: Omar F. Okai and Simon James Collier
Musical Director: Richard Bates
Music & Vocal Arrangements: Richard Bates & Rowland Lee
Choreography: Omar F. Okai

Set against the vibrant, chaotic and colourful backdrop of London, horrific incidents occurred during the hot summer of 1888 that gripped the East End from Whitechapel to the 'Bohemia' of Hoxton. Behind a series of events, which almost brought this mighty metropolis to the brink of imploding in a social and media fuelled frenzy of fear and dread, hid the face of someone who was to become one of history's most infamous serial killers. Detective Constable John Beck and house maid Rosie Walker, two young lovers who themselves are forced to confront their own demons, must work together in an attempt to end a spree of carnage that would challenge and ultimately change the face and attitudes of this great city forever. 1888 a dark era of change...

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