21:30, Tue 15th – Sat 19th May 2018 at Corpus Playroom
Easter Week 3
there is an instinctive revulsion against taking a human life
and that revulsion lies in our hearts
and that revulsion can be conquered
video game designer paul has created ‘Killology’ - a game where players are rewarded if they kill their opponents in the most tortuous and creative way possible.
when teenager Davey gets brutally murdered in ways not dissimilar to those in the game, who’s to blame?
flittering between three monologues, gary owen’s “deeply troubling” ‘killology’ examines the relationship between violence, masculinity, fatherhood, representation, and blame in the 21st century, and poses deeply challenging questions about desensitisation and technology
first performed at the royal court in 2017 to rave reviews, killology is a visceral and harrowing piece of new writing