Shreds – The Jack the Ripper Musical

Musicals and Opera (drama, new writing)

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  • Venue 13 - Venue 13
  • 21:30
  • Aug 17
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Wales
  • Group: The Unknown Theatre Company
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of Violence
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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

Whitechapel, 1888. No time to be a woman alone after dark. Psychopath on the loose; could be a surgeon, member of the Royal Family or mysterious man you're falling in love with. Nothing is certain. What's left for a working girl to do but take to the streets and make a song and dance about it? Musical thriller based on true events that occurred in that fateful year. Contemporary take on a story that has horrified and fascinated generations. ***** (Guardian, for Jolly Folly of Polly the Scottish Trolley Dolly).

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Katie Mulcahy 36 days ago

Fantastic score, simply stunning vocal performances throughout. An interesting and entertaining take on the story of Jack the Ripper.

Michael Gordon Shapiro 40 days ago

This show has a strikingly good score, a bit reminiscent of that of Sweeney Todd and other dark 19th century musicals, but distinct in its own right. The vocal writing is particularly beautiful. According to the program notes, the piece was trimmed down from a 2+ hour version, and the resulting story is sometimes disjoint and hard to follow. Nonetheless the core romance is compelling, and if you can put up with a few confusing book digressions the show is well worth the descent down the Mile to venue 13.


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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 35 days ago

Despite the show’s title, Shreds isn’t really about the Ripper. His actions are really just the context for the story. Instead, The Unknown Theatre Company present a look at Victorian society where women are not safe walking the streets at night, constantly wrapped around the little fingers of their male...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 40 days ago

Full of moments with great potential...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 40 days ago

A musical and cast filled with potential...

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