thriller to be performed in Burnham-On-Sea theatre this Friday
Princess Theatre Company will present their latest production,
a tense thriller called Islands, on Friday June 17th in The Princess
Islands, by Oliver Hulme, is the latest production, set in the
dodgiest of Bristol bars and in a gloomy cave in the mountains
above Kandahar in Afghanistan.
is a tense thriller of blood ties, politics, drugs, money and
Old friendships are stretched to breaking point in an Afghan stand-off,
a battle of wits and a fight for survival.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The Princess Theatre Company always
tries to put on productions that are a bit different from most
traditional local theatre offerings."
is a thriller, which twists and turns and will keep the audience
guessing about the outcome until the very last line. Its
thought provoking and will challenge some attitudes."
with all Princess Theatre Company productions, Islands is an original
drama. In the past the PTC has tackled everything from the darkest
of dark comedies to Roman myth and its own take on Shakespeare."
time The Princess Theatre Company is flipping between Bristol
in the 1970s and Aghanistan in the 1980s.
is an adult play with adult themes, with strong language, drug
references and racist language that might shock more modern sensibilities."
would have been easy to excise this from the production, in the
interests of political correctness, but the language is authentic
for the time and not to include it would have been to deny that
those attitudes existed and indeed for some people still
exist today. Islands is not suitable for children."
will be performed at the Princess Theatre, Princess Street, Burnham,
on Friday June 17 at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets cost £6
are available online or on the door. The Princess Theatre Company
is supported by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council and the Princeess
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge