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Productions at

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama

Festen

Matthew played Kim in David Eldridge's adaptation of Festen. Festen satirises the hypocrisy of a large and wealthy family by observing the events that unfold at the ancestral home during a celebration of the oldest family member's 60th birthday.

 

Director:  Catherine Alexander / Jemima James

 

Festen

 

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2014

Widows

A brutal conflict has come to an end, with the ruling class victorious and the military in firm control. In a village, women await news of the dozens of men taken captive by the army, supposedly for being involved in the rebellion. But the only sign of the lost is a corpse that floats down the river one day

 

Director:  Dominic Rouse

 

Widows

 

RCSSD

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2013

Hamlet

Matthew played Laertes in this production of Hamlet.

Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play and is considered among the most powerful and influential works of world literature, with a story capable of seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others.

 

Director:  Sinead Rushe

 

Hamlet

 

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2013

Blackbird Pie

Blackbird Pie was a devised show taking its stimulus from Raymond Carver's 'Where I'm Calling From.'

The piece comprised itself of 22 short stories, woven together to create one complete narrative. 

 

Director: Catherine Alexander / Yael Shavit

 

Blackbird Pie

 

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2012

Tartuffe

Matthew played Damis in this production of Tartuffe.

First performed in 1664, is one of the most famous theatrical comedies by Molière

 

Director:  Grainne Byrne

 

Tartuffe 

 

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2013

Twelfth Night

Matthew played Fabian in this production of Twelfth Night.

This classic Shakespeare comedy featured live music played by the company. 

Director:  Grainne Byrne

 

Twelfth Night 

 

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2013

The Seagull

Matthew played Dr Dorn in this production of Chekhov's The Seagull.

The Seagull is generally considered to be the first of his four major plays.

It dramatises the romantic and artistic conflicts between four characters.

 

Director:  Yael Shavit

 

The Seagull

 

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2012

Fool for Love

 

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2012

Fool for Love

Matthew played Eddie, alongside Rose Riley as May. The "fools" in the play are battling lovers at a run-down motel. May is staying at the motel when old flame, Eddie, shows up. He tries to convince May to come back to him and live on a farm in Wyoming that they have always imagined living on. 

 

Director:  Dominic Rouse