December 6, 2021


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TV actor directs provocative play to get audience talking

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A PROVOCATIVE play is established to get the audience talking.

Knutsford actor Geoff Holman is directing rehearsals for The Form of Points, a play involving 4 young males and gals at college.

“It is humorous, intriguing, attractive, provocative and at occasions, creepy,” said Geoff, who has clocked up much more than 30 television and movie credits, which include 3 stints on Coronation Road, as nicely as Clocking Off, Emmerdale, Heartbeat, The Bill, Peak Follow, A&E, The Falklands Enjoy and Hollyoaks.

The drama centres on the associations of 4 youthful folks and how these change, using a sardonic appear at people’s preoccupation with floor appearances.

The connection in between morality and artwork arrives below scrutiny.

The engage in, prepared and set in The usa 20 a long time back, has been moved to England beneath Geoff’s route, ‘to generate a much better perception of immediacy’.

“It’s been a pleasure doing work on this participate in with four extremely gifted youthful actors,” reported Geoff, who played Martin Clunes’ father in the film A is for Acid.

“I hope the viewers are, in transform, amused, puzzled, intrigued, concerned, appalled and provoked into imagining about some of the concerns author Neil la Bute raises in his amazing perform.

“I assume it will get you speaking.”

The perform opens at the Altrincham Garrick studio theatre at 7.30pm on Tuesday, November 9 and runs until finally Sunday, November 14.

Geoff has acted and directed at the Garrick for several several years.

He won the GMDF Most effective Actor award for Dysart in Equuus and a NODA award for Cardinal Wolsey in Wolf Hall.

He has directed innumerable productions including Anne of the Thousand Times, Amadeus, The Wilmslow Boy and a lot of modern-day dramas and comedies.

Geoff has appeared in regional excursions of Dealer’s Decision, Prime Pinter, Kafka’s Dick and Translations.

In the 1990s he took an MA in modern theatre exercise and then a year’s performing training for a post graduate diploma.

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