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Frozen Frozen

Rapture Theatre
Frozen by Bryony Lavery

Starring Gerda Stevenson, John Kazek, Joanna Tope and Duncan R Edwards. Frozen received its world premiere at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1998 and was subsequently revised and revived at the National Theatre in England in 2002.

About the Play

This is the play that no mother will want to miss, and one, audiences will remember for a long time afterwards.

A tender and humane story about the disappearance of a ten-year-old girl and the effects on those around her. When Rhona goes missing, her mother Nancy retires into a state of frozen hope. As the years go by, the reality of Rhona's disappearance and the effect on Nancy leads to a thrilling conclusion as Nancy finally confronts the man who abducted her daughter.
A tense thriller of a play that will have you glued to your seats, and your heart in your mouth.


What the Papers Said
"Overwhelming and life enhancing" -The Scotsman
"Not to be missed" --- The Herald
"A stunning production " ---- The Stage
"Taut direction" --- the Metro
"Excellent cast" -- The Courier

The Cast

Once again Rapture has assembled a top-notch cast of Scottish actors and is proud to give Scottish talent a platform. 

Gerda Stevenson takes on the pivotal role of Nancy. Gerda has appeared in acclaimed theatre productions with companies such as Communicado, Royal Lyceum and Traverse Theatres.
Her film and TV work includes a Scottish Bafta award-winning performance in Blue Black Permanent as well as playing a major supporting role in Mel Gibson's Braveheart.

John Kazek has an extensive theatrical career with leading companies in Scotland such as Theatre Babel, Traverse Theatre and the Citizens Theatre. He combines this with high profile roles in TV and Film. Roles include Taggart, Rab C Nesbitt and in feature films such as Batman Begins.

Joanna Tope is a theatre veteran with leading roles at the Citizens in Glasgow and the Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh. Joanna last appeared at the Lyceum giving a masterly performance as Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman.

Duncan R Edwards has performed with Rapture before in Richard III and Your Turn to Clean the Stair.

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