THE LAST MOTEL
Abalone’s desperate, he’s taken holiday to commit armed robbery and now he has a woman stuffed into the boot of his classic car. Join us at The Last Motel to see if Abalone’s hostage changes his perspective on life.
"Yorkshire noir....lives up to its billing as a cinematic tour de force. Slow Tarantino for people who prefer their blood and guts in the mind" AntonPick
"A kind of homespun Fargo with more theatrical flair" ★★★★ Edfringe Review
"Imagine Inside No9 plus Stephen King's Misery and you're half way there" Audience Member
"A perfect piece of theatre, more than a hint of Tarantino and Lynch" Fictionmaker
"I don’t just recommend you go and see The Last Motel… I insist on it!" Curious Reviews
"The Last Motel like all great theatre will make you think, make you laugh, be drawn into a world you will never forget and learn the unexpected life lesson" LastNightIDreamtOf
Cast & Creatives
Eve is performed by Angela Rose. Angela is an emerging actor hailing from Teesside in the North East and recently graduated from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, having returned to acting later in life. Theatre credits include Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Nancy in The Knack at Dovecote Arts Centre, Ela in Charley’s Aunt at Stoke Rep, Josef K in The Trial at LIPA, Mudlark in Things Lost at LIPA Jan in Three Folks in a Boat at LIPA, Sophie in Diamonds in the Rough for Night Light Theatre, Deborah in The Hunger for Black Bright Theatre, Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Less is More Theatre, Eve in The Last Motel for SHeepsih Productions, Clementine in The Story Train for Citizen Songwriters, Lady Capuletin Romeo & Juliet for Theatre Space North East.
Abalone is performed by Jeremy Drakes.Jeremy trained at Drama Studio London. Theatre credits include: A Doll’s House (national tour), Finishing The Picture (Finborough Theatre), Uncle Vanya (Old Red Lion), A Christmas Carol (Reading Rep), Richard III (Greenwich Theatre), Gold Coast and Broken Gargoyles (both Theatre 503), Three Women (Nicosia Municipal Theatre, Cyprus), Hope (Southwark Playhouse), Measure For Measure (Courtyard, Hoxton), A Clockwork Orange (Action to the Word). TV: Call The Midwife (BBC 1), Psychopath Night (Channel 4), The Three Crow Boys (BBC Four). Film: The Drummond Will, Who Will Buy?, The Hand of the Creator. Radio and voiceover: Great Expectations, Wild Elusive Butterfly, Zombies, Run!
Written by Jeremy Fletcher the current recipient of the Cheshire Prize for Literature (scriptwriting), whose work has been performed on the BBC and has toured nationally.
Directed by JMK Regional Bursary recipient, Marcus Bazley. Marcus is Artistic Director of Cyphers Theatre Company and an Associate Artist at Proteus Theatre Company. His work has been seen at: Wiltshire Creative, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Lighthouse Poole, Pleasance London, and Trinity Theatre Tunbridge Wells.
Set design by Evening Standard x TikTok Future Theatre Fund Award Winner, Caitlin Mawhinney. Caitlin has worked at Leeds Playhouse, Hull Truck, Harrogate Theatre and The Barbican Plymouth.
Lighting design by Adam Foley. Adam is Head of Production for Silent Uproar – an award winning new writing company based in Hull. His work has been seen at Leeds Playhouse, Theatre Clwyd and Hull Truck.
With original music and sound by Moony Wainwright. Moony is a musician and sound technologist. He opened Tramlines 2019 with his band Speed For Lovers and is a director at Musical Works.