The Orgy in the Lighthouse + other dark tales

Le Nouveau Guignol

The Orgy in the Lighthouse + other dark tales

Performances ran 22nd - 27th Nov 2011

Le Nouveau Guignol presents three brutally stark plays for the London Horror Festival, bringing together two classic Grand-Guignol plays whilst showcasing new writing in the genre. Ed Allenby’s new script Penalty shows the gruesome price a young woman is forced to pay for a perceived insult, whilst in the classic Guignol comedy Chop-Chop! a man finds himself stuck in a guillotine with his lover’s husband in charge of the controls! The Orgy in the Lighthouse – until now considered too shocking for the British stage – charts the descent of a light-hearted party into torture and murder…