The Foundry Group presents
a new play by Brian Mitchell & Joseph Nixon
OffWestEnd.com's OffFEST Award for Theatre, Brighton Fringe 2022
Chris Neville-Smith's 'Pick of The Fringe', Brighton 2022:
"...on the surface about a bizarre record attempt, underneath an indictment of society's attitude to the little people."
"The Foundry Group’s new play crackles with sharp one-liners....subtly layered with universal themes of love and loss. Highly Recommended." - FringeReview
"Enchanting comedy....the writers captured perfectly the absurdism of the piece....clever and endearing." - GScene.
When they’re in a hole, some people start digging.
1998. In an overlooked pub in a left-behind town, an unlikely hero and his would-be agent plot to put themselves on the map via an insane World Record attempt – the longest time buried alive. That’s five months in an oversized coffin, under a tiny beer garden in middle of Mansfield.
A true and often hilarious tale of courage, endurance, hope, despair, love, lies and media manipulation by Mansfield born-and-bred writers Brian Mitchell (The Ministry of Biscuits) and Joseph Nixon (co-writer of West-End sell-out smash The Shark is Broken). Previous collaborations include Edinburgh hits Those Magnificent Men and the multi-award-winning Big Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks.
With an award-winning cast including Murray Simon (The Ministry of Biscuits, Lord God) and Emma Wingrove (Sweethearts & The Hooligan ).