22 - 24 Nov

by Leo Butler


22 - 24 Nov

By Leo Butler 

Director Tom Hughes
Movement Director Sachi Kimura
Set Designer Frankie Gerrard
Costume Designer Jida Akil
Lighting Designer Chloe Kenward
Sound Designer Mattia Turchetti

A south London odyssey.

An immersive and overlapping insight into how the vulnerable get lost in society. The play follows a boy on his journey through everyday experiences in London. Without a way to express his needs he is excluded by the world around him.  

An amateur production by kind permission of Leo Butler and United Agents.

This play features scenes of a sexual nature, themes of violence, drug use, suicidal ideation, bullying and discrimination (including homophobia) and language which may cause offence.

Booking Info


Tue 22 Nov | 7:15pm
Wed 23 Nov | 7:15pm
Thu 24 Nov | 2:15pm, 7:15pm

Full Price £15
Concession (Under 18/Student/Over 65) £12
Southwark Presents Cardholder £10

Backstage Theatre, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, London SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201
Our box office hours are currently Monday-Friday 9am-8pm and Saturday 9am-3pm. Online booking is 24 hours, but phone and in-person bookings should be made within these times. Tickets are booked subject to Mountview's terms and conditions

Industry Bookings

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Tom Hughes


Tom is a director and writer from Folkestone and now based in north London. He won the 2017 Off West End Best Director Award for his debut production of punkplay (UK premiere, Southwark Playhouse). Other work as writer/director includes: Daughters of the Sun (Camden People’s Theatre), The devil’s got all the best tunes (Central). Other work as associate/staff director includes: Caroline, or Change (West End), Amadeus and The Threepenny Opera (National Theatre)

Sachi Kimura

Movement Director

Sachi is a movement director, teacher and theatre-maker. She trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Shiki theatre company and Ecole de Phillipe Gaulier.

She has a 26-year performance background in theatre, films and TV in the UK, Europe and Japan. regularly collaborated with companies such as Fevered Sleep and The Clod Ensemble. Her recent movement direction credits include Missing People (Leeds Playhouse), King Lear (Miracle Theatre).

Movement direction credits include Missing People (Leeds Playhouse).

Frankie Gerrard

Set Designer

Frankie trained at LIPA.

Credits include: A Typical Rainbow (Turbine Theatre), The Girl of Ink and Stars (Watermill Theatre), Where We Stand (Blackheath Halls), The Collective (Rose Theatre), Perfectly Ordinary, The Pride, Proof and Things We Want (Hope Mill Theatre), Wilderness (LAMDA), How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found (Liverpool Playhouse), The Beau Defeated (HOME Theatre), Linda, Road (Manchester School of Acting) and We Happy Few (Manchester School of Acting).

Assistant and Associate credits include: Sister Act (UK tour), Love Never Dies (international tour), Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat (UK tour), Ragtime (ArtsEd), Sleepless in Seattle (Troubadour Theatre) and Skellig (Nottingham Playhouse).

Jida Akil

Set Designer

Jida is a Syrian/Lebanese theatre designer. Her designs have been exhibited by Prague Quadrennial and World Stage Design.

Selected Credits: Penguin, Human Nurture, Funeral Flowers and Complicité Do A-Level Drama (UK tours), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Stafford Gatehouse), How to Break Out of a Detention Centre (Riverside Studios), For a Palestinian (Camden People’s Theatre/Bristol Old Vic), Painkiller (Theatre Royal Stratford East), The Poison Belt (Jermyn Street Theatre) and The 4th Country (Park Theatre).

Associate/Assistant: The Odyssey (National Theatre), Hamlet and The Collaboration (Young Vic).

Chloe Kenward

Lighting Designer

Chloe’s lighting designs include THEM (Body Politic), Who Cares (GSA), Kes and Random (Leeds Playhouse), K.R.U.M.P. Macbeth (Artists4Artists), Carmen, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, La bohème and Aesop’s Fables (Isango Ensemble, South Africa/USA), Bedtime Stories and What Happens in the Winter (Upswing) and Crowning Glory (Theatre Royal Stratford East).

Previously, for Mountview, she designed In the Mood, Girlfriends, Dogfight, Grandfathers and Prince of Denmark.
She teaches lighting design for various drama schools, universities and organisations in the UK and internationally.

Mattia Turchetti

Sound Designer

Mattia is a sound designer/producer, from Naples, Italy, based in London. He studied BA Music and Sound Design at London South Bank University and MMus Sonic Arts at Goldsmiths University. He has collaborated on music and sound design production for film and theatre. Previously, he was an electronic music producer with credits that include techno music under the alias M.F.S: Observatory and ambient music under the alias Tia-Mellow, with releases on several record labels and collaborations with many established artists like Maya Jane Coles.

Mattia is also a DJ and manages his label Observatory Music.

Boy Creatives

Ptaszynski Producer
Jac O’Kody

Voice Coach
Keith Higinbotham

Production Assistants
Aransas Haley *
Natalya Micic *

* MA Theatre Directing student