Other Space Productions presents The Key at White Bear Theatre
25 October – 5 November,
White Bear Theatre, Kennington
Polish-led Other Space Productions is a Theatre Company comprised of two Poles: Mateusz Mirek, Michal Nowak and Midlander Susan Brooke.
The company’s mission is to create theatre in the UK with an Eastern European focus.
Their new production The Key, is a new English version of the play by hungarian writer Andras Forgach, the author of an international bestseller The Acts of My Mother. The new version is a UK premiere, directed by Mateusz Mirek, and produced by Other Space Productions.
About the Play:
The Key is a touching family drama and a hysterical comedy by Andras Forgach.
It covers the universal themes of freedom, loneliness, artistry, sexuality, and family antagonisms within a specific context of post-communist Hungarian society.
Get ready for an explosion of larger-than-life characters, punchlines, innuendos, witty observations, and emotional self-discoveries.
To find out more and book: The Key | The White Bear Theatre
To find out more about Other Space Productions: www.otherspace-productions.com
About the Team behind Other Space Productions:
Mateusz Mirek – A Polish actor and director. He trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has appeared in Black Mirror, Coronation Street, as well as the films Iron Cloud and Monkey Boys. Stage roles include Love and Money, The Taming of the Shrew, The Cabaret, and Platonov.
Susan Brooke – An actress & writer with 10 years in theatre, including Regents Park Open Air Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre. Her film Letters to April won 4 Awards at the Monaco International Film Festival in 2017. Her film Go Foxes! was screened at the Ritzy. Her latest work includes Fran in Things that I Know To Be True in Birmingham, Skeggy for BBC Radio 4 Extra, and Offie nominated Marlowe’s Fate at the White Bear Theatre. Graduate of RCSSD.
Michal Nowak – A Polish actor and associate director of the Three Worlds improvisation company in London. Graduated from the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Kraków. Performed at Edinburgh Fringe, Arcola Theatre, The Cockpit Theatre and The King’s Head Theatre. His latest TV appearances were World on Fire and Better (both for BBC), feature film Chuck, Chuck Baby (BFI Films), and a TV series Spider’s Web filmed in Poland.