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Sponsored by Horror, catch Marina Sirtis starring in the play Dark Sublime.
By James Whittington, Friday 12th July 2019
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Making her West End debut, Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation) is starring in the acclaimed play Dark Sublime from Michael Dennis. Supported by Arts Council England and sponsored by Horror Channel, the production is running at Trafalgar Studios, London.

The piece concerns Oli who arrives at the door of Marianne (Sirtis), a fading jobbing actress. He's impatient to make an impression, to make a friend. Marianne knows about waiting - for her turn at something more substantial than a half-remembered role on a cult TV show, for her best friend to see her differently. As Oli forces her back into the past, and a strange, outrageous world she hasn't visited in almost 40 years, Marianne must find her own way into the future - and together they begin to discover what every good relationship needs: time and space.

Michael Dennis' debut comedy boldly explores what later life is like for older gay women as well as the next generation, testing the outer limits of how far friendships and relationships can be pushed. Fans will do anything for their heroes - but what if your biggest fan is your closest companion?

Alongside Marina the play stars alongside Kwaku Mills (Good Dog, UK Tour; The End of Eddy, Unicorn Theatre and UK Tour), Jacqueline King (Doctor Who, BBC One; Spring Storm, National Theatre), Simon Thorp (Hard Sun, BBC One; various leading roles, RSC), Sophie Ward (Young Sherlock Holmes, Amblin Entertainment; Jane Eyre, BBC Films) and the voice of Mark Gatiss (Sherlock and Doctor Who, BBC One; The Madness of George III, Nottingham Playhouse). The production is directed by Andrew Keates (As Is and Dessa Rose, Trafalgar Studios).

Horror Channel fans can get 10% off the ticket price by using the code HORROR10 when either booking online or at the event itself.


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