The Cutting Edge - West End

The Cutting Edge
The Cutting Edge a new show by Jack Shepherd at London's Arcola Theatre
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Arcola Theatre presents The Cutting Edge: A new play by Jack Shepherd and directed by Jack Shepherd.

Following his acclaimed play Half Moon, Jack Shepherd premieres a new tragicomedy about life, money and art.

“We all felt we were on the crest of a breaking wave. The future was ours.”

Anna and Chris have abandoned the lucrative world of art criticism for a self-sufficient life in the countryside. But seven years in, doubts are beginning to take root.

An unexpected visit from glamorous artist Elvira shakes the foundations of the couple’s new life, and brings a bygone era into startlingly sharp focus.

The Cutting Edge explores the tensions between creativity and capitalism, sustainability and progress, and questions what matters most in the modern world.

Jack Shepherd’s previous work at Arcola: Only When I Laugh (2009); Chasing The Moment (2007). As an actor: Home (2013); Small Craft Warnings (2008); Macbeth (2002). As a director: Measure for Measure; Macbeth; A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Jack trained as a painter before becoming an actor. He played the title role in Trevor Griffiths’ series Bill Brand (1976) and the detective drama Wycliffe (1993-98). He won the 1983 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a New Play for the original production of Glengarry Glen Ross.

No more performances!


StartsWednesday, 19 February 2020
EndsSaturday, 21 March 2020
Running Time2hr 10min (inc. interval)


VenueArcola Theatre
Address24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL
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Nearest TubeHighbury & Islington

Minimum Age

This production is recommended for ages 12+