Beg For Me

Theatre (new writing, political)

  • Underbelly, Bristo Square - Jersey
  • 13:00
  • Aug 29
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Rosa Maria Alexander
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Scenes of a sexual nature, Scenes of sexual violence, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

6/1/2021: One day replayed on repeat in @R3alAm3rican99's head. In this riveting new play by Rosa Maria Alexander, follow how one young man's radicalisation leads him to the steps of the US Capitol. Beg For Me explores the implosive intersection of violent misogyny, the alt-right and digital extremism. One year on from the storming of the Capitol, the US has experienced a "peaceful" transfer of power – but have the forces that brought thousands to protest the results of the election changed? Beg For Me delves into the mindset of toxic male behaviour – with dark consequences.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 19 steps from top door and 11 from mid level door if not taking the lift.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
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Astrid Feo Almagro 33 days ago

We left this show solemn and pensive and in need for a drink. The actors put on a performance that was intense and moving and really took you into the moment. It was the best performance we've seen this fringe.

Bruce Fummey 37 days ago

This was powerful and thought provoking on a number of levels, that leaves the venue with you. Attending with my 29 year old son we had the emotional experience of the play as it happened, then digesting and discussion later.

Highly recommended

Robert McGrath 39 days ago

A powerful hour offering a fascinating look at the twisted logic and contradictory psyche of someone succumbed to the alt-right. Both performers play their parts excellently. One bubbling with vitriol and indignant rage, the other with restrained contempt and bewilderment.

Celia Leng 40 days ago

Incredibly written and thought-provoking story. Unique and current with stunning performances, would highly recommend!

Carl Russell 41 days ago

Rosa Maria Alexander’s incisive writing shines an unflinching light on fanatical misogyny, allowing it to linger until the drama becomes thrilling uncomfortable to watch. Rhys Anderson is simply superb as the poison spouting hick, who’s twisted logic becomes irredeemably vitiating. He delivers a masterclass in physicality and his perverse charisma is captivating, providing a well crafted contrast for his measured and sublimely confident stiff collared foil, played exquisitely by Nicholas Alban. This play is exactly the kind of treasure it’s worth digging for at the Fringe.

Kevin Went 43 days ago

I wholeheartedly agree with all the previous reviews. Stunning new writing which is what the Fringe is about in my view. Dealt with a difficult subject with both a novel and intensely human approach. I like others often dismiss the extreme right but it is more useful to ask who are they and how did they get there? Great plot twist and great performances from a young and impressive cast. Go and see this and tell your friends.

Craig & Micaela 44 days ago

Thought provoking and a real insight into the mind of a right wing extremist. We would highly recommend it.

James Doherty 47 days ago

INCREDIBLE performances in such an intimate theatre with nothing but a recliner and a stool. Fantastic story and really makes you think and feel.

Dr Paul S Philippou 56 days ago

This play is what the Fringe was all about. New performances, new writers, working at the edge - entertaining, challenging, provocative, powerful and fun. If you believe in the power of theatre see this play. if not, have a rethink.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

Anderson gives a magnetic performance ranging from enraged, crazed, fanaticism to a sort of kicked puppy hopelessness that effectively conveys the internal conflict of a man torn between what he wants to believe and what he knows to be true.

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Binge Fringe (3/5 stars) 51 days ago

Beg For Me is a nascent, powerful exploration of the intersection between misogyny and far right hatred. Rosa Maria Alexander’s script holds no punches, revealing the vicious and sadistic false worldviews of the so-called ‘Alt Right’. The performances are top tier and its relentlessness exposes the incredulity of extreme hatred in America today. Beg For Me‘s bare-all grit is grounded in a nasty reality, one it takes time and care to expose.

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