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The Grönholm Method

By Jordi Galceran

Translation by
Anne García-Romero &
Mark St. Germain

 


10th May - 7th July

PERFORMANCE TIMES

Tues - Sat 8pm
Sat & Sun 3:30pm

 

 


CAST

Frank
Jonathan Cake

Carl
Greg McHugh

Melanie
Laura Pitt-Pulford

Rick
John Gordon Sinclair


 

CREATIVES

Direction
BT McNicholl

Designer
Tim Hatley

Lighting Designer
Howard Harrison

Sound Designer
Gregory Clarke


The UK Premiere of

THE GRÖNHOLM METHOD


By Jordi Galceran. Translated by Anne García-Romero and Mark St. Germain.
 
Set in the offices of a New York City Fortune 500 company, four unsuspecting candidates embark on the most testing job interview of their lives.
 
This taut play, premiered in Barcelona in 2003 to great critical acclaim, exposes the psychological depths people will go to in order to get what they want.
 
In our age of reality TV game shows and tweeting US Presidents, The Grönholm Method explores the human capacity to manipulate, lie and ‘play the game’ to get ahead in life.



Jonathan Cake plays Frank. His theatre credits include Baby Doll (National Theatre / Albery Theatre), Medea (Queen’s Theatre / US tour), Coriolanus (Shakespeare’s Globe), A Flea In Her Ear (Old Vic), Antony and Cleopatra (RSC), Cymbeline (Lincoln Center, New York). Television credits include MosleyLegends of Tomorrow, The Affair, Criminal Minds, CampingThe Killing, Desperate Housewives, Chuck, Extras and Empire. Film credits include Brideshead Revisited, KrewsTrue Blue and First Knight.
 
Greg McHugh plays Carl. He is best known for playing Howard in the TV series Fresh Meat. Other television credits include The A WordFresh MeatMarvellousDatesTwo Doors DownBad EducationBob Servant and Gary: Tank Commander. His theatre credits include Celebrity Autobiography (Kings Theatre, Glasgow) & Will & Greg: A Sketch Show (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh).

Laura Pitt-Pulford plays Melanie. Her theatre includes Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory), Nell Gwyn (ETT, Globe and tour), Flowers for Mrs Harris (Sheffield Crucible), Oliver! (Leicester Curve), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Olivier nomination – Regent’s Park) and Mack & Mabel and Side Show (Southwark).

John Gordon Sinclair plays Rick. He returns to the Menier Chocolate Factory having previously appeared in The Invisible Man. Other theatre credits include Jeeves & Wooster (Duke of York’s Theatre), The Ladykillers (Vaudeville Theatre), Absurd Person Singular (Garrick Theatre) and The Producers (Theatre Royal Drury Lane). Film credits include Local Hero, World War Z, The Girl in the Picture and Gregory’s Girl. Television credits include Siblings, Frank Stubbs PromotesYour Cheatin' Heart, and Mad About Alice.


 

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

10th May - 7th July 2018
Previews 10th - 21th May
Tuesday - Saturday 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm





ON SALE DATES

Souffle supporters - 3rd April
Brownie supporters - 4th April
Cupcake supporters - 6th April

General on sale - 11th April
 

 

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