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Due to unforeseen circumstances the production of Glory Whispers in its entirety has been cancelled. However there will be rehearsed readings of the play on Thursday 23 and Tuesday 28 February which we very much hope you will be able to join us for. If you have bought tickets for Glory Whispers you should have received an email or phone call from us about a refund or ticket transfer. If you have not, please ring the office between 10am-6pm weekdays.

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Synergy Theatre Project in association with Theatre503 present

Homecomings: The Monkey

by John Stanley

directed by Russell Bolam

Part of Synergy’s Homecomings- a festival of new plays by prisoners and ex-prisoners about getting out and going home.


Tues to Sat | 19.45 (3pm Saturday matinee) | 7 March to 18 March

£15/£12 (Pay What You Can Saturday matinee)




‘I old me temper better an I never ear them voices no more. Get an occasional lousy now an again but thats it.’


Tel’s left Bermondsey behind and only robs the occasional drum now.He prefers dealing in moody clobber from Deptford.But he’s got a screw loose and word’s out he’s a soft touch. Thick-Al owes him a monkey and he has to revisit old hunting grounds to collect. John Stanley paints a darkly comic portrait of dishonourable thieves bound together by addiction.


About the company

Synergy creates ground-breaking work which harnesses the energy, instincts and life experiences of prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending. We bring original stories from unheard voices to the stage and offer fresh insights into the criminal justice system.


“Fresh and often blisteringly funny…Uncompromising and important ★★★★ ”

– Evening Standard, Every Coin – Convictions Festival


The performances will be accompanied by a series of readings of other plays from Synergy writers, pre-show panels discussions (28 Feb & 14 March) and post-show talks (23 Feb & 9 March).



Danielle Flett

Daniel Kendrick

Morgan Watkins

George Whitehead


Writer: John Stanley
Director: Russell Bolam
Assistant Director: Paul Cassidy
Stage Manager: Rike Berg
Assistant Stage Manager: Karl Smith

Designer: Katy McPhee
Lighting Designer: Rob Youngson
Sound Designer: Rebecca Smith
Costume Designer: Emmett DeMonterey
Casting: Nadine Rennie
Production Manager: Steve Wald