Vernon God Little
★ Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play
The Young Vic , 2007
Director Rufus Norris
Writer Tanya Ronder
Lorraine Bruce, Mariah Gale, Mark Lockyer, Colin Morgan & Joanna Scanlan
A stage adaptation of DBC Pierre's Booker Prize winning black comedy, which premiered at The Young Vic in 2007 where it is being revived as part of the theatre's anniversary season in 2011. The original production was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play.
Vernon’s best friend has just mown down his school class Columbine style – and then shot himself. Everyone is looking for someone to blame – and they’re pointing the finger at Vernon!
Hapless, cynical and gloriously unlucky, Vernon makes a desperate escape to Mexico. As the cowboy music starts to play, the absurdities of life just keep on coming…