Challenging new play by the enfant terrible of dark, disturbing drama
Elliot is panicking. The party that he and his brother Darren have been planning has been brought forward - to tonight.
In a lawless, ravaged city, where memories of the past have been brutally erased, the boys and their team survive by realising their clients' darkest fantasies. But just how far are they prepared to go in trading humanity for information? As the light fades and events spiral out of control it becomes clear that on the success of the evening hangs not just their security, but their existence.
The world is at its worst?let the party begin.
Mercury Fur is a challenging new work containing some explicit scenes that may cause offence.
"Philip Ridley is a singular writer, a prolific polymath, probably a genius, and the creator of some of the most peculiar, grotesque and compelling British plays (and films) of the last several years" Time Out
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Review: Mercury FurUser Review - Noha - Goodreads
Mercury Fur is like a hammer to the head ... I froze with fear towards the end. It's the post- apocalyptic, 21st Century version of Edward Bond's Saved. Read full review
Review: Mercury FurUser Review - Runa - Goodreads
Surprisingly, I enjoyed this play more in performance than when reading it. When I thought about why that was, I realised it's not surprising at all: Ridley's demotic, violent language, which ... Read full review