Park Theatre and Original Theatre present the World Premiere of

The End of the Night

By Ben Brown

WRITER I BEN BROWN
DIRECTOR I ALAN STRACHAN
SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER I MICHAEL PAVELKA 
LIGHTING DESIGNER I JASON TAYLOR
SOUND DESIGNER I GREGORY CLARKE
COSTUME SUPERVISOR I EMMA WILLIAMS
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR I TOM BRAIN 
PRODUCTION MANAGER I TAMMY ROSE
PRODUCERS I DANIEL COOPER & TOM HACKNEY 
PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR I CHARLOTTE HOLDER
PRODUCING ASSISTANT & COVER I TANYA TRUMAN
COMPANY STAGE MANAGER I LAUREN BARCLAY 
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER & COVER I JEFFREY HARMER 
WARDROBE MANAGER I HELENA FOUNDOUKIS
STAGE MANAGEMENT INTERN I ALEX JAOUEN 


Ben Brown - Writer

Ben Brown’s plays include A Splinter of Ice (Original Theatre); Four Letter Word (Edinburgh Fringe), Cameron Mackintosh New Writing Award; All Things Considered (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Petit Theatre de Paris, Marian Street Theatre, Sydney, Zimmertheater, Heidelberg); Larkin With Women (Stephen Joseph Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Coventry Belgrade, Manchester Library Theatre, Orange Tree Theatre), Express Play of the Year, TMA Best New Play; The Promise (Orange Tree Theatre) and Three Days in May (National Tour and West End), WhatsOnStage Best New Play.

 

Alan Strachan - Director

Alan Strachan was born and educated in Scotland where he now lives most of the time. He has worked -- mainly as a director -- in both subsidised and commercial theatrical sectors. In the West End he has directed over 30 productions including plays by Ayckbourn, Shaw, Coward, Tennessee Williams as well as new plays and often with leading actors. For five years he was Associate Director at London’s Mermaid Theatre and then spent a decade as Artistic Director of Greenwich Theatre working on new plays and revivals. He has also worked in regional theatre and overseas in New York, Amsterdam and Dublin. He has directed four previous plays by Ben Brown, most recently Three Days in May (Trafalgar Studios) and A Splinter of Ice (Original Theatre).

He has written several books including Secret Dreams, a biography of Michael Redgrave, Putting it On with Michael Codron, a survey of the latter’s producing career and most recently Dark Star, a biography of Vivien Leigh which won the Theatre Book of the Year Award.

 

Tom Brain - Assistant Director 

Tom is studying for an MA in Theatre Directing at East 15 Acting School. He has previously spent lots of time doing theatre as an extra-curricular interest with the Theatre Society at University of Surrey, including writing, performing, and directing short pieces and sketches. He also began directing The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh with the society, although this was not finished due to Covid. He studied French and Spanish in his undergraduate degree. He most recently worked as Assistant Director on a production of Tapped by Katie Redford at Theatre503.