Directed for Mad Red Theatre School by Jen Dewsbury

Dark River

Written by Alexa Romanes

Directed by Pip Sessions


Alexa Romanes’s play traces the fortunes of the poorest of the human chain in Victorian London; from the mudlarks who scour the Thames mud for a pittance, to the crossing sweepers, costermongers and pickpockets. Into their midst comes a mysterious stranger, Sal, a maid from the country who is on the run from her employer...

An amateur production by kind arrangement with Troika