Hunting Cockroaches

15 Jun

Written by Janusz Glowacki | Directed by Anna Galek

Hunting Cockroaches

15 Jun

Writer Janusz Glowacki
Director Anna Galek

A surreal comedy set in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, which focusses on a Polish immigrant couple’s difficulties in reconciling their past with their present. Anka, a well-known actress in Warsaw, can’t get work because of her accent; Jan, a writer, is struggling with writer’s block. Hunting Cockroaches explores struggles of the individual in a repressive state, and the manipulations of political and social power. 

Anna Galek trained at RCSSD and originally comes from Poland. She specialised in devised theatre and also performed in London, Wales and during Edinburgh Fringe in Land of the Dragon (★★★★★ The Stage). Anna was a puppet maker for Peter Pan (Polka Theatre, The Offies 2015). In 2018, Anna directed The Witch’s Necklace (Juozo Miltinio Drama Theatre).

Duration: 70 minutes

Booking Info


Saturday 15 June, 2pm and 7pm

Standard £9
Concessions (Mountview alumni/access/under 18/student/unemployed) £7.50
Southwark Presents Cardholder £6

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

To Book

020 8881 2201
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