directed by Robert Shaw
designed by Gillian Argo
PR by Nouska Hanly
Production photography by Richard Davenport
Cinematography by Richard Allen
From the critically acclaimed writer of Shopping and Fucking; Ravenhill's satirical monologue Product interrogates the media's response to terrorism, exploring society's desperate need for a narrative and its insistence on finding closure.
Olivia Poulet (The Thick of It and In The Loop) takes the lead role in this first revival, originally performed by Mark Ravenhill himself at the Traverse in 2005.
Mark's other plays include his huge hit Shopping and Fucking (1996); Some Explicit Polaroids (1999) and Mother Clap's Molly House (2001). He made his acting debut in his monologue Product at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival. Mark Ravenhill regularly contributes to the Guardian's arts section and is Associate Director of London's Little Opera House at The King's Head Theatre.
Olivia's theatre credits include: Top Girls (Out of Joint), Fred's Diner (Chichester Festival Theatre), Adult Supervision (Park Theatre), Captain of Köpenick (The National Theatre), Shivered (Southwark Playhouse), A Voyage Round My Father (Salisbury Playhouse) and Fiasco (Soho Theatre). Film includes In The Loop BBC and Killing Me Softly (MGM). Television includes: The Thick of It, Sherlock, Love Soup, Silent Witness and Inspector Lynley (BBC); Teachers and Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Tiger Aspect); The Bill (Thames TV); Outnumbered (Hat Trick Productions); Without You (Freemantle); Acorn Antiques (Channel 4) and Whatever Love Means (Granada). Radio Includes: Goodbye and Sex Latte, Paperclips (BBC Radio).
Generously sponsored by Judi Dench, Joanna Lumley and Tom Stoppard.