Dundee Rep Ensemble presents The Bookies
Michelle, Pat, John (staff) and Harry (punter) spend their days in a rundown Edinburgh Bookies. One day things take an unexpected turn and Pat wonders if it’s odds-on he'll lose his job. Bad things happen to bad people they say; and as the tensions rise and accusations fly, the mystery deepens. Meanwhile, gambling addict Harry is convinced there is a ghost in the machine. Dark forces are at work here but will the truth finally be revealed?
The world premiere of this black comedy will have you in stitches wondering who will win and who will lose. It’s a riveting new thriller where our four untrustworthy heroes are brought vividly to life by the acclaimed Dundee Rep Ensemble. Everyone keeps their cards close to their chest but things are not quite as they seem here in the Bookies so get ready for a night of secrets, lies and big surprises; in the end, it’s all or nothing.
Creative Team: Writers Michael Burnett & Joseph McCann Director Sally Reid Set/Costume Designer Kenny Miller Lighting Designer Lizzie Powell Sound Designer and Composer Niroshini Thambar Fight Director Raymond Short Video Design Laura Spark Dramaturg Douglas Maxwell Casting Director Michael Howell