WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
A young man struggles to survive the 'blackest pit' of London before the jail, the gallows, the High Mob or the Jago finally get to him. As his story unfolds, in this first ever dramatization of Arthur Morrison's social realism novel about the Jago slums of Shoreditch, the themes of child poverty, gang warfare, aspiration, faith, and fatherhood that resonate in our times are relayed with humour, satire and colourful characterisation.
Rehearsed Reading. Captured here for the first time in a new play, performed as a rehearsed reading by an ensemble of professional actors
This event takes place at The Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage Street, Off Brick Lane, London E1 5LJ