The Fear - World Premiere

5 - 8 Jun

By Roy Willliams | Directed by Lekan Lawal

The Fear - World Premiere

5 - 8 Jun

This world premiere by award-winning playwright Roy Williams charts the life of Michelle, who struggles to rebuild her life after a brutal encounter. Moving through several decades, this is a resonant story that exposes some harsh realities. The Fear is about police violence, inequality and why black lives matter.

Lekan Lawal is a 2019 winner of the Genesis Future Directors Award. Most recently he has directed Superblackman (Battersea Arts Centre) and Wild East (Young Vic). Further credits include, HY Brasil (Old Vic) and Betrayal (Derby Theatre).

The Fear is a world premiere piece by Roy Williams commissioned by Mountview as part of Made @ Mountview

Running time: TBC


Booking Info


Wednesday 5 · 7.30pm
Thursday 6 · 7.30pm
Friday 7 · 7.30pm
Saturday 8 · 12pm
Saturday 8 · 5pm

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

Bunker Theatre, 53A Southwark St, London SE1 1RU

To Book

0207 234 0486

Jessica Bedrossian

Playing: Druggy Woman/ Schoolgirl #4/ Friend #2/ Lady in Purple/ Uniform Girl #6/ Hen/ Client Advisor #3 (Boy)
Jackie (The Fear)

MEDEA (Medea)

Tanya Bridgeman

Playing: Mum/ Schoolgirl #1/ Paula/ Young Woman #1/ Incredulous Person #1/ Friendly-Looking Woman/ Grandma/ Toilet Attendant/ Girl #8/ Hen/ Middle Eastern-Looking Woman/ Sian/ Policewoman

MEDEA (Woman 4)

Rebecca Costa

Playing: Young Woman/ Schoolgirl #6/ Fashionable Foreign Student/ Old Woman/ Ruby/ Girl #4/ Hen/ Client Advisor #2/ Mysha

MEDEA (Child 1)

Lisa Frisby

Playing: Eve Douglas

MEDEA (Woman 3)

George Greenland

Playing: Liam

PUNK ROCK (Dr Richard Harvey)

Rachel Hinds

Playing: Mrs Schliefke/ Young Nurse

MEDEA (Child 2)

Clara King

Playing: Miss Brint/ Nurse/ Felicity

MEDEA (Nurse)

Benjamin Lafayette

Playing: BOY (Middle-Aged Man/ Dan/ Incredulous Person #2/ Friendly-Looking Man/ Bloke #3/ Teen Boy #1/ Smart Passer-By/ Boyfriend/ Client Advisor #1/ Sainsbury’s Security Guard)
THE FEAR (Solomon)

MEDEA (Creon)

Eric Shango

Playing: Nurse/ Teenage Boy/ Exhausted Middle-Aged Man/ Colleague #1/ Police Officer #1/ Bloke #5/ Preacher

PUNK ROCK (Bennett Francis)

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