Will Adamsdale

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Plays by Will Adamsdale

The Victorian in the Wall

Faber and Faber
Type: Text

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A work-shy writer discovers a Victorian man living in the wall of his flat. Everyone's pretty surprised. Adjustments need to be made. Can the strange visitor unlock his hopeless career? His flagging relationship? A story buried in these walls for over a century? (Doubt it. Maybe. Yes.)

The Victorian in the Wall premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in May 2013.

Will Adamsdale wrote, directed and performed in The Victorian in the Wall at the Royal Court, London, and for Radio 4. He wrote and performed The Human Computer (Traverse), Jackson's Way (winner of the Perrier award for Comedy 2004) and The Receipt (Fringe First winner, co-written with Chris Branch). Acting credits include The Summer House (Gate Theatre / UK tour); Detroit (National Theatre); Faster (Filter/BAC/Lyric studio/Tour); Ben Hur and The World Cup Final 1966 (BAC); The Winslow Boy and Arcadia (Chichester Festival Theatre); Notes from Underground (Trafalgar Studios) and The Island (Roundhouse Studio). His screen credits include Stoned, The Boat that Rocked, Four Lions, Skeletons and the Channel 4 series Campus. He co-wrote and performed in the sitcom Earls of the Court for Radio 4. He is a regular collaborator with The London Snorkeling Team. willadamsdale.com