"Electrolyte is gig theatre at its finest" Fringe Review “Crackling with irrepressible energy… a brilliant production” ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag; “An immediate standing ovation” ★★★★★ The Scotsman, “Loud and liberating” ★★★★ The Stage "Explosive theatre" ★★★★★ Voice Mag. “Absolutely f**king Phenomenal” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
JESSIE Olivia Sweeney
PAUL Ben Simon
DONNA Megan Ashley
RALPH Chris Georgiou
ALLIE Maimuna Memon
JIM James Meteyard
Writer James Meteyard
Music and Lyrics Maimuna Memon
Director Donnacadh O’Briain
Associate Director James Meteyard
Producer Joey Dawson
Set Design Luke W Robson
Costume Design Hannah Hodge
Lighting Design Timothy Kelly
The Mental Health Fringe Award 2018
The Stepladder Award 2018
The LET Award 2018
The Voice Mag Pick of The Fringe Award 2018
The Pleasance Best Newcomer Award 2018
This project wouldn't be possible without the kind support of house, Les Enfant Terribles, The Watermill Theatre, The North Wall, ETT and The Mental Health Foundation.
Where's it been?
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Pleasance Courtyard (Forth), Pleasance Theatre (Islington), Latitude Festival, Sheffield's Crucible Theatre, Unity Theatre, HOME Manchester, Tobacco Factory, New Diorama Theatre, Electric Theatre, Theatre Royal Winchester, New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, Theatre Severn, Nottingham Playhouse, Sherman Theatre, Norwich Playhouse, Carriageworks Theatre, Selby Town Hall, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Stephen Joseph Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, Axis Theatre Dublin, Tron Theatre, Traverse Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Loco Klub, Watermill Theatre, Marlowe Theatre and North Wall Arts Centre.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Pleasance Dome (Queen Dome) and Theatre503.
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The Scotsman "An immediate standing ovation"
Broadway Baby "This is what it must have felt like when audiences first watched Shakespeare"
Voice Mag "A sense of powerful hope"
To Do List "Unstoppable performance"
Ed Fest Mag "Crackling with irrepressible energy, sound and movement"
Three Weeks "Resonated powerfully with it's young audience"
The Wee Review "A breathless, exhilarating and heart-breaking piece of theatre"
The Stage "Loud, liberating electronica"
The Herald "...the stripped-down nature of O’Briain’s production gives things an epic feel"
The List "dazzling, fast-paced production"