East Riding Theatre Announces Chippy Will Be Their Summer Production

East Riding Theatre Announces Chippy Will Be Their Summer Production
Announces Chippy Will Be Their Summer Production

’s Artistic Director, , is directing Chippy, the based theatre’s latest in-house production opening on 19 June 2019.

Fresh from playing Chief Engineer Nikolai Fomin in the new, hit, H.B.O series Chernobyl.

Adrian is thrilled to be directing at ERT again and also to be collaborating once more with artists in especially Mike Friend, Artistic Director of Lyttleton Arts Factory who will be directing the version of the show early next year.

Commenting on the joint venture, Adrian says;

“After the success of taking ERT’s production of Oliver Twist to the Lyttelton Arts Factory in , I am thrilled to be directing Chippy in this ongoing creative international collaboration pairing local talent with ’s finest.”

Adrian added;

“Much loved writer Joe Bennett was given the challenge of writing a play based on Macbeth set in an East Riding chip shop! After many collaborative twists and turns, the result is Chippy.”

Beth and Mack live in the back room of the Captain Twocooks fish and chip shop somewhere in the East Riding. Upstairs, unseen, but far from unheard, lies the Captain, slowly dying.

His presence broods over the business. Beth struggles to cope. Has he written a will? What will happen when he goes? Will he ever go? Will anyone help him go? And what do you do with a body?

A funny and contemporary murder mystery where a deep-fried thriller twists and turns into a fast-food reality.

Chippy premieres at ERT in June before transferring to . The show is ERT’s first official international collaboration with Lyttleton Arts Factory, .

Starring Hester Ullyart (Paragon Station/Paragon Dreams – Hull Truck Theatre) & native Tom Trevella

Chippy is showing from 19 to 29 June. Tickets are priced at £12-13.50 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office on 01482 874050.



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