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Moby Dick

DSL graduating actors perform this exhilarating play for its first London run.

A reimagining of the classic maritime tale – John Godber and Nick Lane tackle the enduring story of the quest to capture the mighty whale, Moby Dick.

30 June - 2 July 2022 | 7.30pm
2 July | 3pm

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John Godber and Nick Lane’s stage adaptation of the classic 19th century American literary masterpiece, Moby Dick, throws you onto the deck with Captain Ahab and his crew, as his obsessive pursuit of the great white whale threatens disaster to all.

Told by a group of descendants of those who once worked in the docks of London, we are taken on a rollicking ride across the seas, as they recreate the legendary encounter between Ahab and Moby Dick, the broad white shadow that rises from the deep.

At its heart this is a cautionary tale for our times, detailing humanity’s relentless desire for mastery over nature and the hubris that makes us, like Ahab, indifferent to the warnings of those who see where it will lead.

 

Meet the cast: 

 

RJRJ Andrews

Louis BlackLouis Black

NiHNicholas Heaton

HaJo

Hannah Johper

Emily Lloyd

Emily Susanne Lloyd

NOC

Natasha Oliver-Cork

DP

Dan Plumb

Callum Read

Callum Read

Scott Riseborough

Scott Riseborough

RS

Ramou Sawaneh

Uzma Shaikh

Uzma Shaikh

Issey Walton

Issey Walton

 

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  • Henry Settle
BA (Hons) in Professional Acting
2020
Three years at Drama Studio London has given me so much. Industry-geared lessons from real working professionals have made me confident in approaching the industry itself. The people at DSL treat you with the respect you need to grow and the expectation you need to push yourself. Often I've had room to spectacularly fail, allowing me to learn from cathartic mistakes. The actor I was on my first day here is unrecognizably different to who I now am.

    Henry Settle

    BA (Hons) in Professional Acting

    2020

    Three years at Drama Studio London has given me so much. Industry-geared lessons from real working professionals have made me confident in approaching the industry itself. The people at DSL treat you with the respect you need to grow and the expectation you need to push yourself. Often I've had room to spectacularly fail, allowing me to learn from cathartic mistakes. The actor I was on my first day here is unrecognizably different to who I now am.

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