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"A hallucinatory nightmare"

The Stage

“We're not friends. We used to be friends.”

A love triangle turns to betrayal as real life becomes a nightmare. The basement is filling with water and there's a monster in the house.

Following hot on the heels of his first play Run The Beast DownEscape The Scaffold saw Titas' first two plays play back to back in London and regionally. His debut plays saw him nominated for Best Writer at the Stage Debut Awards.



Escape The Scaffold played at Theatre 503 and The Other Room in March - May 2017.

writer Titas Halder

director Hannah Price

set & costume Mark Bailey

lighting Katy Morison

composer & sound design Chris Bartholomew

producer The Other Room, Mongrel Thumb, Theatre 503

cast Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge, Charles Reston, Rosie Sheehy


Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge and Rosie Sheehy in Escape The Scaffold

Photo: Keiran Cudlip



"Complex, thoughtful and brilliant"

The Upcoming


"Halder is a serious name to watch"

Time Out


"Very much a play for our times"

 London Pub Theatres


"Vivid and visceral"

The Stage


"A gripping psychological thriller"

Pocket Size Theatre





"Bewitching, a shock to the system"

The Western Mail

Escape The Scaffold is published by Oberon Books and you can buy the script from Foyles or y'know Amazon...

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