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Bang Bang Bang


  • Playwright

    Stella Feehily 

  • Setting

    The Congo

  • Synopsis

    A seasoned humanitarian worker and her idealistic young colleague embark on a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. For Mathilde it’s an induction into a life less ordinary. For Sadhbh it’s back to madness and chaos away from her lover and London – exactly as she likes it.

    But while Mathilde lets off steam with a photographer and a spliff, Sadhbh has her own encounter: tea with a smart, brutal young warlord she’s investigating. Or is he investigating her?


  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling possible. See listing below for details.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    05 September 2011

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced with Curve Theatre, Leicester; The Octagon, Bolton and Salisbury Playhouse.

  • Producer

    Produced by Out of Joint Produced in association with The Royal Court Theatre

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.

Original Cast  
Ronan/ Michael Paul Hickey
Amala Akleia Louis-Frederick
Child Soldier Pena Liyambo
Child Soldier Zara Brown
Bibi/Woman With A Sick Baby/ Mama Carolina/ Female Frances Ashman
Stephen Dan Fredenburgh
Soldier/Colonoel Mburame/ Innocent Babou Ceesay
Mathilde Julie Dray
Vin Jack Farthing
Sadhbh Orla Fitzgerald
Screaming Child Jessica Richardson
Production Team  
Director Max Stafford Clark
Designer Miriam Nabarro
Lighting Designer Johanna Town
Sound Designer Andy Smith
Movement Director Mark Murphy
Assistant Director Kamau Wa Ndung'u
Production Manager Olly Seviour
Tour Production Manager Matt Noddings
Stage Manager Helen Keast
Deputy Stage Manager Helen Bowen
Assistant Stage Manager Lyndsay Holmes
Assistant Stage Manager Danielle Fearnley
Company Stage Manager Richard Llewellyn
Associate Director Des Kennedy
Set Construction Pete Rimmer
Set Assistant Helen Hall
Set Assistant Harry Hearne
Set Assistant Steve Bunn
Scenic Artist Imogen Peers
Scenic Artist Ged Mayo
Costume Supervisor Mary Horan
Dialect Coach Penny Dyer

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London WIF 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was provided by a company member.