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The Pitchfork Disney

Arcola Theatre, 2012 Director Edward Dick Writer Philip Ridley Starring Mariah Gale, Steve Guadino, Chris New & Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Edward directs the revival of Philip Ridley's shocking and explosive first play.

Ten years ago something terrible happened to Presley and Haley. Since then they have lived alone in their dead parents' house. But one night their safe isolation is shattered by the arrival of Cosmo Disney, who confronts them with the scariest question of all... what exactly happened to their parents?

The Pitchfork Disney directed by Ed Dick

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a visually striking revival by Edward Dick that boasts a mesmerically powerful performance from Chris New

Paul Taylor The Independent

riveting... a beautifully rhythmed production

Michael Coveney What'sOnStage

Edward Dick’s powerful and intelligent production, which brings out the hilarity as well as the emotional depths of the drama

Aleks Sierz The Arts Desk

thrilling and disturbing production by Edward Dick brilliantly balances emotional realism with the soaring fantasy of the text

The Stage

Ridley's play gets the production it deserves in Edward Dick's revival

Lyn Gardner The Guardian

Edward Dick's brooding revival revels in the weird richness of Ridley's script

Caroline McGinn Time Out

(this) production of The Pitchfork Disney is near perfect... Credit must be given to Edward Dick for his direction; each whirl of energy is meticulously precise

Amy Stow Fourthwall

Edward Dick’s visceral production at the Arcola keeps the pulses throbbing in this dark fairy tale of nightmarish imaginings

Neil Dowden Exeunt

it couldn’t be done better

Libby Purves The Times

 Edward Dick knows just how to mix the reality and the un- into a most disturbing blend.

Ian Shuttleworth Financial Times