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"An extraordinary piece of writing"

Live Theatre UK

Burnt orange, bright against the summer woods. He stood grandly on all fours, the King.”

An exhilarating, darkly comic, hallucinatory play about insomnia, a talking fox, and a dismembered pet cat. Titas' debut play saw him nominated for Best Writer at the Stage Debut Awards and saw its star Ben Aldridge win (joint) Best Male Performance at the OffWestEnd Awards.



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


Ben Aldridge in Run The Beast Down

Photo: Tristram Kenton 



"Exquisitely executed"

Reviews Hub



The Stage


"An assured and eloquent debut"



"A playwright to watch"

London Pub Theatres


"Someone with tremendous promise"

Time Out

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

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