Wed 3rd – Mon 29th Aug 2011


“an exploration of a woman’s devotion to a man on Texas Death Row.”





Chase the Crane


Who are we to decide whether a man should live or die?

A cup of tea, a lethal injection… a woman lost Chase The Crane debuts their new play Ink, an exploration of a woman’s devotion to a man on Texas Death Row.

Helen lived the life of a desperately lonely woman, but now she has found hope.

Hope in the form of convict pen pal, Tom. Tom raped and murdered his wife and has languished alone on Texas Death Row for the last ten years. But time has run out.

Undefeated, Helen has travelled 4,759 miles from her home in England, in a final attempt to save the man she loves, leaving behind a broken family. Her decision has devastating consequences, forcing Helen to face the truth, as her past and present collide in Tom's fragile last hours. Can you truly fall in love with a man you've never met?

Chase The Crane have been working together for three years under the mentoring of Uri Roodner, and graduated in June 2011 from the Acting and Contemporary Theatre course at East 15 Acting School. Prizing themselves on their multi-skilled actors and specialist devising skills; they have worked under the nurturing wing of inspiring directors such as Carl Heap, Steve Marmion, and Andrew Dawson, whilst working closely with theatre practitioners China Plate and published playwright April De Angelis to create this exciting new piece of theatre.

Admission: £7.50(£6.50) – £9.50(£8.50)

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