Inspired by the picnic protests held in Parliament Square between 2005 and 2007, the action unfolds against a world of ongoing natural disasters, countless public riots, the introduction of capital punishment for terrorists and temperatures reaching
42°. Boiling Frogs pits a small group of imaginative citizens against the system as, armed only with fancy dress, blank banners and a keen eye for semantics, they attempt to re-claim freedom of speech for all.
Boiling Frogs is the first full length new play to be developed, workshopped and produced by The Factory. Written by Associate Member Steven Bloomer, directed by Founding Member and Artistic Director Alex Hassell, and performed by a revolving cast of nine Factory actors, the play pays homage to the company’s unique artistic ambitions whilst offering audiences a brand new production with a completely different performance guaranteed every single night…
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