Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival 2022. Following a pop-up run in London 2021. Co-production with Cusack Projects Ltd.

Revenge thriller about an actress in her 40's under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director whilst rehearsing a stage adaptation of Hitchcock's Psycho.

with Emily Bruni

"Dramatises the industry’s cruel status games with a vivid intensity."
★★★★ The Guardian

"A reminder of how powerful the simple combination of performer, empty space and story can be."
★★★★ The Financial Times

"An immensely well-crafted hour of theatre"
★★★★ The Scotsman

"Bruni's mesmerising performance."
★★★★ The Arts Desk

"Emily Bruni knocks your socks off."
★★★★★ North West End

"A magnetically addictive performance"
★★★★★ Corr Blimey

"Storytelling at the highest level."
★★★★★ BritishTheatre

"Pitch perfect... this dazzling monologue play"
★★★★★ Camden New Journal

"A must-see show"
★★★★★ Daily Business Magazine

"The sweet taste of revenge"
★★★★ The List

"Run to this show for Bruni’s scorching performance"
★★★★ Fest Magazine

"Realistic, chilling, spine-tingling"
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide

"Captivates and impresses throughout."
★★★★ The Wee Review

"A masterclass in storytelling"
★★★★ Theatre Scotland

Matt Wilkinson’s razor-sharp Psychodrama shows Emily Bruni at her scintillating best."
★★★★ Quintessential Review

“Emily Bruni is a whipsmart narrator"
★★★★ The Reviews Hub

"Against a terrific wall of sound devised by Gareth Fry, Emily Bruni gives a powerhouse performance”
★★★★ ReviewsGate

"Simply spectacular"
★★★★ Lost in Theatreland

OffFest Award nomination for Best Theatre
OffWestEnd Award nominations for
Lead Performance in a Play: Emily Bruni 
Sound Design: Gareth Fry

design James Turner
light Elliot Griggs
sound Gareth Fry
writer director Matt Wilkinson
producer Pádraig Cusack

Run time 60mins

PR: Chloé Nelkin

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