play dramatises the infamous true story of Ruth Ellis, the
last woman to be hanged in Britain in 1955 after being
convicted of shooting her lover, David Blakely, in cold
The play seeks to look behind the headlines,
into the true life of Ruth, a divorcee with a young child,
working in nightclubs - a work hard, play hard movie-star
life. Detective Jack Gale follows her story from the
beginning, hoping to piece together the motive behind why
she murdered David and, more importantly, who she might be
On stage at the end of
February/beginning of March 2018.
Auditions will be run concurrently
with those for Wyrd Sisters on 11th June, as there will be
no break between rehearsing for the two productions.
|"It was obvious when I
shot him, that I intended to kill him"