Following the sell-out shows Toxicity and Slight Delay in 2016, Thick & Thin Theatre present a brand new play about money, drugs and… zombies. WARNING: BRAINS contains strong language, scenes of violence and drug use, awkward romantic encounters and the wrath of an undead scientist.
In the not so distant future humanity has fallen victim to a disease, turning people into flesh-craving, drooling, rotting versions of themselves. However, the clichéd disease spells good news for one company – business is booming at MediBite Inc., where sales of their drugs and medical products have shot through the roof.
After waking himself up with his daily cocktail of drugs, Harry, the money obsessed manager, does his best to keep his terrifying CEO, Ursula, happy, while also keeping his eye on his niece and apathetic new intern, Tina. Meanwhile, accountant and hopeless romantic Jeff shows skeptical new salesman, Rosie, around the office…. However, everything changes when smug scientist Stuart finds a cure for the disease that has ravaged the world.
Thick & Thin Theatre are a young company based in London, founded in 2016 by Cameron Szerdy, Tom Spencer & Jack Dent. They enjoy creating theatre that’s funny, fast paced and tinged with irony; taking everyday settings and injecting them with a generous helping of the absurd; and above everything else, they aim to make people laugh.
Theatre N16 is a trailblazing theatre company, dedicated to creating a creative hub where new and existing works can be explored and pushed into new realms. Theatre N16 is proud of their commitment to the welfare of creatives, operating under an Equity Fringe Agreement. This promoting and nurturing of talent means that Theatre N16 is a bastion for development within the context of a society in which the arts are increasingly struggling to stay afloat.
Director/Playwright Cameron Szerdy
Cast Aidan Parsons, Aine Nettleton, Jack Dent, Stephanie Overington, Jo Mance, Tom Spencer and Sophie Nethercott
Producer Cameron Szerdy, Tom Spencer & Jack Dent for Thick & Thin Theatre
Performance Dates January 11th – January 14th 2016
Wednesday – Saturday, 9.30pm
Venue Theatre N16, The Bedford Pub, 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD