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The Thelmas

Ladykiller

  • Price:
    £13 - £15
  • Genre:
    Theatre
  • Age Guidance:
    16+
  • Duration:
    60 mins
Overview

This event is now cancelled

In light of government advice on the COVID-19 outbreak, it is with great regret that we announce that all performances of scheduled shows, creative learning activities and classes are now cancelled and the building will be closed to the public until 30th June. Click for more details

A hotel room, a chambermaid and a dead woman. It’s not what it looks like, really, it’s not. It was self-defence... and anyway the woman was asking for it.

The chambermaid considers herself to be a pretty normal person; she reads books. She pretended to read the party manifestos at the General Election. She’s even read The Psychopath Test and she’s pretty sure she’s not one so...

After rave reviews and sold out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and Vault Festival 2019, Ladykiller is a blood- soaked morality tale about victimhood, power and flipping the gender rule book on psychopathy. Charting one woman’s journey from violent oppression to bloody revolution, it is the (gruesome) quintessential jet-black comedy for the age of the gig economy.


Photo credit: © The Thelmas 2019

A very funny and refreshingly offbeat comedy from The Thelmas

The Stage

Creative Team

Writer – Madeline Gould
Director – Madelaine Moore
Associate Producer – Guleraana Mir
Associate Producer – Laura Elmes

Gallery

Reviews


"A smash hit at this fringe and beyond" – Broadway Baby

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"Madeline Gould's script is unflinching… Hannah McClean's bright-eyed portrayal is chilling, charming and terrifyingly believable. What is most thrilling about Ladykiller… is how the chambermaid looks and sounds just like us. She could easily be our neighbour, co-worker or friend." - The Skinny

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"an eerily convincing portrait of an unhinged mind. ‘Ladykiller’ defies expectations by raising issues such as social class and the inherent sexism in the study of serial killers (all discussed through a comedic lens)"– Three Weeks

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a mesmeric performance. It’s a rare treat, combining humour, horror and intelligence.’ – Fringe Guru

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Useful to Know

Please note: This show contains strong language and themes of violence, murder and sexual assault.

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