‘Look, I don’t even remember talking to you after Year Eight so whatever you think I did was probably someone else’
Following a sold out run at the Hampstead Theatre last year, The Wasp transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2.
Heather and Carla haven’t seen each other since school. Their lives have taken very different paths – Carla lives a hand to mouth existence while Heather has a high-flying career, husband and a beautiful home. And yet, here they are in a café having tea and making awkward conversation. That is until Heather presents Carla with a bag containing a significant amount of cash and an unexpected proposition...
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s electric thriller asks how far beyond the playground we carry our childhood experiences and to what lengths some people are willing to go to in order to come to terms with them.
Morgan’s previous Hampstead show the critically acclaimed Belongings transferred from Downstairs to the West End in 2011. Other recent credits include You Once Said Yes (Edinburgh/The Roundhouse), Epidemic and Platform (both Old Vic).
Tom Attenborough’s previous directing credits include Port Authority (Southwark Playhouse), The Mountaintop (Derby Theatre Live) and Abigail’s Party (Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour). He is currently directing The Whipping Man (Theatre Royal Plymouth) and Pulitzer prize winning Dinner With Friends (Park Theatre).