Pink Mist

by Owen Sheers
A Bristol Old Vic Production
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Who wants to play war?

Best friends Arthur, Hads and Taff were barely out of their teens when they were deployed to Afghanistan. Returning to the women in their lives who must now share the physical and psychological aftershocks of their service, they find their journey home is their greatest battle.

TOP 10 PLAY OF 2015
The Guardian, The Observer

Owen Sheers’ Pink Mist was inspired by interviews with retired servicemen, and bravely exposes the mental scars of war.

“Fearlessly lyrical in its imagery” (The Times), this critically acclaimed show matches Sheers’ haunting verse with a dream-like physical language that sings with love, grief and friendship.


Pink Mist will also run at Bristol Old Vic from 16 Feb – 5 Mar 2016

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Pink Mist may be the most important play of the year. It is certainly one of the best.
WhatsOnStage
An emotion-wrenching piece
The Independent
Beautifully performed...Heartbreaking.
The Guardian
Fearlessly lyrical in its imagery
The Times
A marvellous young cast
The Observer

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Rebecca Killick
Rebecca Killick Rebecca trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. She has also represented Wales in gymnastics. Theatre includes: Performer/Puppeteer in One Snowy Night (Norden Farm Productions); Catherine Denham in One Minute (Delirium); Emilie/Baby Joey/Annie Gilbert in War Horse  (National Theatre);  Moth in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Meyer Theatre); Patty Symcox in Grease, Elvira in Blithe Spirit (Turner Auditorium); Brink in When Do We Start Fighting? (Courtyard Theatre); Psychiatrist in 4.48 Psychosis (Royal Academy of Music); Madge Syers in Swifter, Higher, Stronger (The Roundhouse); Dunyasha in The Cherry Orchard, Clara in A Vampire Story (Richard Burton Theatre Co.). Film includes: Jemima in Fugue State (FireParty Films), Fiona in short film Vertical Drop (Sci-Fi 48 Hour Film Festival). Radio includes: Buddug in The Minister (BBC Radio 4).
Alex Stedman
Alex graduated from ALRA in 2012. Theatre includes: Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic); Honest (Theatre West, Alma Tavern); Boom (Bush Theatre); Do You Speak British (Camden People’s Theatre); Little Pieces of Gold (Southwark Playhouse). TV includes: Skins, Casualty. He is also a writer and has had his work performed at Theatre503 and at the Theatre Royal Plymouth as part of the Plymouth Fringe Festival.    
 Zara Ramm
Zara trained at LAMDA. Theatre includes: Alice in Wonderland (The Watermill); Life Raft, Pink Mist, Swallows and Amazons, World Cup Final 1966, Treasure Island, Beasts and Beauties, Pheadra’s Love (all Bristol Old Vic); My Mother Said I Never Should (The Theatre, Chipping Norton); The Last Voyage of Sinbad the Sailor (Tobacco Factory Theatres); The Nutcracker (Bath Theatre Royal/The Egg); Into the West  (Travelling Light Theatre Co);  Skellig (Birmingham Stage Co); Macbeth (Northcott); Othello (Ludlow); The Tempest (Arts Threshold); A Chorus of Disapproval (Colchester Mercury); Saigon Rose: The Case of Rebellious Susan (The Orange Tree Theatre);  Cinderella, Dick Whittington, Sleeping Beauty (Cheltenham Everyman); State of Grace (Reckless Kettle Theatre); Dalston Songs (Helen Chadwick Song Theatre). Film includes: The Merchant of Venice, Crazy Hands. TV includes: Grandpa in My Pocket (five series); Teachers, Being Human, Afterlife 2, Passer By, Doctors, The Bill, Dead Gorgeous. Zara has also recorded numerous audio books and is a regular reader of audio books for the BBC, Audio Go and Chatter Box Audio.
Rebecca Hamilton
Rebecca graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2015 and is the winner of the BBC Carleton Hobbs Bursary Award 2015 and highly commended for the 2015 Peter O’Toole Prize. Theatre includes: Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic); City Of Strangers (Tron Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Lemontree Theatre). Credits whilst training include: The Merchant of Venice, Alice in Wonderland (Redgrave Theatre);The Grand Gesture (Tobacco Factory). Rebecca has also been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company appearing in numerous productions for BBC Radio 4.
Peter Edwards
Peter graduated from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2015 and was highly commended for the 2015 Peter O’Toole Prize. Theatre includes: The Crucible, Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic). Credits whilst training include: The Boy on the Swing, The Grand Gesture, The Merchant of Venice, Alice in Wonderland, Sauce for the Goose (West Country Tour), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Speaking in Tongues.
Phil Dunster
Phil trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating in 2014. Theatre includes: Pink Mist (Bristol Old Vic); Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing (Reading Between the Lines); The Man in The River (Tobacco Factory Theatres). Film includes: Leavey, The Rise and Fall of the Krays. TV includes: Catastrophe (Channel 4), Lucky Man (Sky 1).

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