Thursday, 28 February 2013


Angela Clerkin in Co-Production with Improbable
In association with Ovalhouse 

The Bear will tour the UK in April, May & June 2013, including to Stans Cafe at AE Harris in Birmingham, The Studio, Royal Exchange in Manchester, Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, Tobacco Factory in Bristol, Corn Exchange in Newbury, the Brighton Festival and then coming into London for a 3 week run at Ovalhouse.

He's on trial for murdering his wife's lover.

She's the clerk for his defence team - just there to take notes.
He tells her, "It wasn't me. The Bear did it."
She thinks he's lying or mad, but looks at the evidence anyway.
And there it is. The Bear. Someone else saw it.
Angela, the solicitor's clerk finds herself investigating a murder and hunting a bear. Till she discovers that The Bear is hunting her.

A noir thriller about an everyday murder and a mythic bear


19th & 20th April - Jacksons Lane, London

22nd April - @A.E. Harris, Birmingham

25th, 26th & 27th April - The Studio, Royal Exchange Theatre , Manchester

2nd May - Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

3rd May - Broadway Theatre , Barking

4th May - Sheringham Little Theatre, Sheringham

7th May - The North Wall, Oxford

8th May - South Street, Reading

9th May - Corn Exchange, Newbury

10th & 11th May - The Brewery, Tobacco Factory, Bristol

13th & 14th May - Brighton Dome Studio Theatre, Brighton Festival

21st May - 8th June - Ovalhouse, London


Based on a short story by Angela Clerkin and Lee Simpson 

Devised by the company 

Angela Clerkin, Performer

Lee Simpson, Director

Guy Dartnell, Performer

Rae Smith & Lucy Sierra, Designers

Mishi Bekesi, Production Manager

Beky Stoddart, Lighting Designer

Leo Wood, Producer

Nick Powell, Composer

Mark Cunningham, Sound Designer

Matilda Leyser, Fight Director

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