Bamber, Jones, Manville and Walter Will Be Among 50-Person Cast of Ravenhill Short Plays

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Mark Ravenhill's cycle of 16 short plays, which premiered at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, will play four different venues across London under the new umbrella title Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat from April 3-20.

The cast will include such noted actors as David Bamber (most recently in Absurd Person Singular in the West End), Toby Jones (The Play What I Wrote in the West End and on Broadway), Lesley Manville (All About My Mother at the Old Vic) and Harriet Walter (Antony and Cleopatra for the RSC, Mary Stuart at the Donmar Warehouse and West End's Apollo Theatre).

Also in the company are Ruby Bentall, Robert Boulter, Raquel Cassidy, Paul Chesterton, Gregg Chillin, Rachael Chisholm, Elliot Cowan, Sam Crane, Jon Dalgleish, Edward Dede, Michelle Fairley, Deborah Findlay, Robert Galas, Craig Gallivan, Jack Gordon, Burn Gorman, Carla Henry, Jennifer Higham, Brendan Hughes, Kathryn Hunt, Thusitha Jayasundera, Gerard Kearns, Sam Kelly, Lewis Lempereur-Palmer, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Alan McKenna, Nick Malinowski, Joseph Millson, Akemnji Nhifornyen, Luke Norris, Madeleine Potter, Daniel Poyser, Ian Puleston-Davies, Pearce Quigley, Joanna Riding, Danny Sapani, Amit Shah, Gary Shelford, Jason Thorpe and Philip Voss.

The plays will be presented at the National Theatre, Royal Court, Gate Theatre in Notting Hill and a warehouse in Shoreditch, called Village Underground. In addition, one play will be presented on BBC Radio 3 April 20 at 8 PM.

Ravenhill's previous plays at the Royal Court and National have respectively included Shopping and Fucking and Mother Clapp's Molly House; other plays have appeared at the Donmar Warehouse (The Cut), Lyric Hammersmith (Pool (No Water)) and Bush (Product, featuring Ravenhill himself).

This new play cycle forms a collage of very different scenes exploring the personal and political effect of war on modern life. For further details on the entire season visit

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