Tristan Bates Theatre

The Polygon


by Ruaraidh Murray 


Monday 4th March 



A rehearsed reading in the John Thaw Studio 





Where do you go when your own past catches up with you at the end of this world? The Polygon…Clerkenwell 2039. Reservoir Dogs meets Mad Max. 

A severed finger.  A bunch of scoundrels.  A royal robbery.  Set mainly in a room above a sleazy Clerkenwell pub come slaughterhouse, the story unfolds of a successful robbery of the last royal butchers left in moped gang ruled London, by a small crew of desperados, only for them to return to a blood thirsty trap and the vengeful past of an old colonial war they might never escape…Welcome to The Polygon. 

A new dark comedy crime drama by critically acclaimed writer Ruaraidh Murray.






★★★★ “Razor sharp dark comedy” LIST

★★★★ “Quentin Tarantino meets Irvine Welsh” SCOTSMAN

★★★★ “Murray’s bravura writing” METRO

★★★★ “Firecracker of a show” HERALD

★★★★ “Rollercoaster farce” STAGE

BBC Script Room Drama Finalist 2016



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