"This manic requiem of misdirected zeal is performed and directed with sharpness and hunger." - Time Out
"The show packs a visceral punch and demands both attention and respect." - What's on Stage.
"What you take away will depend upon what you bring to it, but whatever you take as its meaning it has an irresistible theatricality and physical presence that hold the attention" - British Theatre Review.
"The evening hits peaks with set-pieces of great theatricality." - One Stop Arts
"It establishes a spellbinding atmosphere of surreal menace, and creates many powerful moments and images." - Plays to See.
"As an experience, Be Good Revolutionaries feels intimate, immediate, and at times dangerous.... Be Good Revolutionaries plants seeds in its audience’s minds that will continue to grow long after we have left our seats." - Curtain Up
When will I know when I've grown up? What does revolution mean to me? Earth. Lemons. Blood. Memories...
1967. A compound. Somewhere in the jungle... In the hideaway house of a rebel leader's family, we enter a world of rituals and secrets. A stranger knocks on the door and a revolution is born.
BE GOOD REVOLUTIONARIES is about a generation living under the shadow of legacies and big ideas... BE GOOD REVOLUTIONARIES is about children who revolt. BE GOOD REVOLUTIONARIES is about us.
Cast & Crew
Alex Britton - Curly Liam Clark - The Soldier Citlalli Milan - Dark Laura O'Toole - Emilia Juliet Prague - Ana Francesca Dale - Red Rebecca Thorn - Rosa / Singer / Musician
Georgina Sowerby - Co-director Jon Lee - Co-director Andy Thompson - Producer Sarah Sansom - Producing consultant Susan Sowerby - Paintings and Shrines Christopher Lawley - Designer Pablo Baz - Lighting Design Josh Grey-Jung - Sound Design Rebecca Thorn - Composer Nick Rye - Additional music Nick Ward - Sound Operator Gaspard - Lighting Operator Oscar Gibbs - The Source
Special Thanks to Rebecca Atkinson-Lord, Rachel Briscoe and all the Ovalhouse team.