Filthy/Rich

8 - 11 Sep

By Philip Massinger | By Ben Jonson

Filthy/Rich

8 - 11 Sep

Director Jeff James
Set and Costumer Designer PJ McEvoy
Lighting Designer Marc Rosette
Sound Designer Thomas Evans

A double bill of twisted tales of deception, sex & money in contemporary re-workings created by the company.

A New Way to Pay Old Debts by Philip Massinger

The arch manipulator Sir Giles Overreach finds himself the victim of a trick when he is persuaded to believe in two fake relationships. Things get out of hand when the fake relationships become rather more real than had been planned.

The Alchemist by Ben Jonson 

When London is hit by an outbreak of the plague, Lovewit escapes to the countryside. Face, Subtle and Doll squat in in his house and pretend they know how to turn metal into gold for a parade of eager customers. Things couldn’t be going better for the gleeful trio until they receive a very unwelcome visitor…

We don’t want to give away any spoilers for shows, but understand that some content may cause distress for audiences. If there are certain themes or content that you would find particularly upsetting, we encourage you to contact us before viewing to find out more about the show – please email boxoffice@mountview.org.uk.

Filthy/Rich will feature flashing lights, pyrotechnic devices, a firearm, scenes of a sexual nature and drug use.

Duration: 120 mins, plus a 20-min interval

Show programme

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Booking Info

Dates

Wed 8 - Sat 11 September
A limited number of complimentary public tickets are available for each performance. Ticket are subject to availability, and Mountview may withdraw tickets in accordance with health and safety assessments and/or the latest government guidance. Ticket bookers will receive further information regarding social distancing and health and safety measures for performances.

Venue

Mountview Theatre

Industry Bookings

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Jeff James

Director

Jeff’s credits as director include: Persuasion (Manchester Royal Exchange), Noah and the Peacock (Nottingham Playhouse), La Musica (Young Vic), One for the Road/Victoria Station (Young Vic/Print Room), and Stink Foot (The Yard Theatre).

His writing includes Noah and the Peacock, Persuasion and Stink Foot. Jeff was Associate Director on Ivo van Hove’s English language productions from 2014-2017, including A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler, Lazarus, and The Crucible.

JÚLIA LEVAI

JÚLIA LEVAI

Júlia is a theatre director. She trained at LAMDA, and on the Young Vic’s Jerwood Assistant Director Program. She recently received an MGCFutures bursary.

Her directing credits include: Did I Wake You? (Young Vic), The Prince of Homburg (The Space/LAMDA), Sweeties (Theatre503), There Has Possibly Been An Incident (Blue Elephant Theatre), Amphibious (York Theatre Royal). Her assistant directing credits include: L’Illusion Comique (National Theatre Belgrade), Nora: A Doll’s House (Young Vic), Love Steals Us From Loneliness (LAMDA), Robin Hood (York Theatre Royal).

Ingrid Mackinnon

Movement Director

Movement direction credits include: Romeo and Juliet (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Josephine (Theatre Royal Bath/The Egg), Hamlet (RCSSD), Bonnie & Clyde (London College of Music), First Encounters: The Merchant of Venice (RSC), Typical (Nouveau Riche, Soho Theatre), Liar Heretic Thief (Lyric), #WeAreArrested (RSC/Arcola), The Border (Theatre Centre), #DR@CULA! (RCSSD), Kingdom Come (RSC). Intimacy Support for Carousel (Regents Park Open Air Theatre).

Visiting lecturer at Guildhall, Mountview, and RCSSD. Co-founder of MoveSpace and has an MA in Movement: Directing and Teaching from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

PJ MCEVOY

Set & Costume Designer

PJ designs sets, costumes and video content for theatre having trained in Professional Production Skills at Guildford School of Acting. Design credits include: Falsettos (The Other Palace), Intra Muros (Park Theatre), All In A Row and Doubt, A Parable (Southwark Playhouse), Fanatical (Playground Theatre), A Little Princess (Royal Festival Hall), The Secret Garden (Barn Theatre), Outlaws To In-Laws (King’s Head), The Dover Road (Jermyn Street Theatre), The Pillowman (Aberdeen Arts Centre), Alice in Wonderland (Guildford Shakespeare Company).

Marc Rosette

Lighting Designer

Marc has enjoyed an extensive career working in theatre, opera and the corporate world. He currently works for English National Opera.

Recent Design Credits: Paul Bunyan (Wiltons, Alexandra Palace), Finish This, Breathe (ENO), Nabucco, Lucia di Lammermoor, Le Cid, La Boheme, Don Giovanni, Cosi Fan Tutte, Acis and Galatea (Dorset Opera), Postcards (Sadler’s Wells), Trouble in Tahiti (Buxton Festival, QEH), The Lighthouse (St Magnus Festival, Lancaster), The Sins (Ulverston, Hatfield), L’Orfeo, La Boheme (Blackheath).

Thomas Evans

Sound Designer

Thomas is a freelance Sound Designer who has since lockdown worked on Going Ape (Union Theatre), Hope Fest (Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester) and Why The Whales Came (BYMT, Theatre Royal Plymouth). He enjoys traveling both nationwide and internationally for work and often tours with Protein Dance (The Little Prince, Border Tales). Other credits include Scouse: A Comedy of Terrors (Grand Central Hall, Liverpool), Stephen Triffitt’s Frankly Sinatra (tour) and Les Enfants Terribles’ Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie (tour).