Hercules Productions presents

Prison Game

When prison is your world, how do you function within society? This gripping, and at times chilling, one-man physical theatre performance is the story of how prison can define a man.

Developed using real life accounts of extraordinary experiences this mainly biographical story deals with the effects of institutionalisation on the psyche of an individual and the people around them.

Told through a series of characters (brought to life by the physical dynamism of Marcus Hercules), you are taken on a young boy’s journey from primary school through to adulthood.

“Sharp, funny, skilful and moving.” – The Observer

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“This is the best play in the PUSH festival so far, a raw and urgent must-see performance from the magnetic Marcus Hercules.” – Jildy Sauce

“Powerful… An important piece of theatre that has immense potential… An incredibly talented performer.” – Quiet Man Dave

“Hercules is a fine vocal performer… A talky production.” – Manchester Theatre Awards

“Hercules plays all the roles himself, switching with effortless ease from Jamaican patois to Manchester street slang… It’s a rollercoaster ride of characters which makes for compelling viewing.” – North West End

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£12 full/£10 concs

  • Per Double Bill: £20 full/ £16 concs
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