Published on January 10th, 2013 | by Christian Cawley1
The Boy Who Kicked Pigs in the West End
Produced by Kill The Beast, the play is expected to open in March at Jacksons Lane theatre, Baker’s play about the frankly horrible 13 year old boy Robert Caligari has been described by What’s On Stage as:
Meanwhile The Public Reviews was thrilled with what it described as:
So what’s it all about?
Thirteen-year-old Robert Caligari has a rather nasty habit of kicking pigs. But today Robert is going to get his comeuppance. Today is the day that Robert Caligari is going to die.
Shark mutilation, a potential apocalypse and a nasty incident involving weedkiller cornflakes all threaten to crash in this sinister farce; a deliciously gruesome tale set in the drab and dreary time when teenagers had nothing better to do than attempt to poison their sisters, plot the downfall of mankind and kick pigs.
The Boy Who Kicked Pigs is adapted from Tom’s 1999 novel which is wonderfully decorated with line drawings by David Roberts.
Speaking about the adaptation, the Fourth Doctor actor noted:
For more details, head to www.jacksonslane.org.uk/whats-on/event/2013/the-boy-who-kicked-pigs.