JACKRILL PRODUCTIONS

ABOUT

Jackrill was set up by writer Helen Ackrill, and Actor/Director Stu Jackson as a platform for exciting, thought-provoking, and entertaining theatre.


CURRENT PRODUCTION

(ab)solution

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Jackrill are thrilled to be taking their award winning play to Edinburgh Fringe in August 2019.

Synopsis

Three brothers go to confession, each admitting sins against the same woman. Michael is a family man and secret sex addict. Alec is a mummy’s boy confused about his sexuality. Ryan is a rebel who has anger issues and a drug dependency. Michael and Ryan add fuel to their existing sibling rivalry with Alec when he introduces the free-spirited Fiona as his girlfriend, leading to dire consequences. Secrets are revealed and family loyalty is tested in this dark drama about lust, guilt, jealousy and deceit.

Cast

  • Fiona – Hollie Wade
  • Ryan – Ryan Gilks
  • Alec – Max Hallam
  • Michael – Steve Cowley
  • Priest – Stu Jackson

See our Teaser Trailer HERE

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Tickets are available from the EdFringe Box Office HERE

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PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

A Visit From Miss Prothero (by Alan Bennett)

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Jackrill decided to pay homage to a great writer – Alan Bennett, with a small scale production of this classic during Swindon Fringe 2017

Synopsis

Mr. Dodsworth has recently retired. Sitting at home, he is contemplating his life and achievements with quiet satisfaction. There is a sharp ring at the door. His former secretary has come to ruin it all. Ironic wit and compassion mark this touchingly real story.

Cast

  • Miss Prothero – Helen Pain
  • Mr Dodsworth – Stu Jackson

(ab)solution – 2016

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Jackrill’s debut at Swindon Fringe was in 2016, with an early version of (ab)solution. Written by Helen Ackrill and Directed by Stu Jackson.

Synopsis

Three brothers go to confession, each admitting sins against the same woman. Michael is a family man and secret sex addict. Alec is a mummy’s boy confused about his sexuality. Ryan is a rebel who has anger issues and a drug dependency. Michael and Ryan add fuel to their existing sibling rivalry with Alec when he introduces the free-spirited Fiona as his girlfriend, leading to dire consequences. Secrets are revealed and family loyalty is tested in this dark drama about lust, guilt, jealousy and deceit.

Cast

  • Fiona – Natalie Lyon
  • Ryan – Ryan Gilks
  • Alec – Matthew King
  • Michael – Richie Donaldson
  • Priest – Stu Jackson