Run The Beast Down

When I looked up, I saw him. Burnt orange, bright against the summer woods. He stood grandly on all fours, the King.”

An exhilarating, darkly comic, hallucinatory one-man play about insomnia, a talking urban fox, and a mystery about a dismembered pet cat.

"Breathless, trippy, riveting"

**** - The Stage

Ben Aldridge in Run The Beast Down

Photo: Tristram Kenton 

Set Design: Anthony Lamble | Lighting: Robbie Butler

Run The Beast Down  played at the Finborough Theatre and Marlowe Theatre in January - February 2017 starring Ben Aldridge (Our Girl, Fleabag)

writer Titas Halder

director Hannah Price

set & costume Anthony Lamble

lighting Robbie Butler

composer & sound design Chris Bartholomew

producer Libby Brodie Productions, Marlowe Theatre, Finborough Theatre

cast Ben Aldridge

***nomination*** Best Writer Stage Debut Awards 2017

***winner*** Best Male Performance OffWestEnd Awards 2018

***nomination*** Best Sound Design OffWestEnd Awards 2018

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

"An extraordinary piece of writing"

**** - Live Theatre UK

"Exquisitely executed"

***** - Reviews Hub

"Riveting"

**** - The Stage

"An assured and eloquent debut"

**** - Independent

"Halder is a playwright to watch"

**** - London Pub Theatres

"Compelling... someone with tremendous promise"

**** - Time Out