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Buckland Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre present

The Ugly One

By Marius Von Mayenburg

Translated by Maja Zade 
Directed by Roy Alexander Weise 

Lette thought he was an average guy finally about to move up in the world.

But he wasn't average at all. He was ugly. Very ugly, in the eyes of… well, everyone. And he wasn't going anywhere. So he decided to make a change. To his face. But when the bandages came off he discovered that he might now possibly be too beautiful.

2016 JMK award-winner Roy Alexander Weise directs Marius von Mayenburg's razor-sharp comedy about beauty, identity and doing what it takes to get to the top.

'Guaranteed to make you laugh. Absolutely hilarious.' WhatsOnStage

'The Ugly One is a definite success, with genuine performances complemented by superb direction' ★★★★ Broadway World

'...entertaining, amusing, well performed and imaginatively staged... The Ugly One will make you smile' British Theatre Guide

'...the four-strong cast fizz with energy throughout... moments of striking originality under Roy Alexander Weise’s direction' The Upcoming

'This high-octane production features a talented and collaborative ensemble cast... makes for an enjoyable evening' ★★★★ My Theatre Mates

'Director Weise's and designer Loren Elstein’s staging is ingenious.' Traffic Light Theatregoer

'Go be entertained, challenged, cringed and recognise that this isn’t so far away from the truth of the world today.' Fairy Powered Productions

'Charlie Dorfman plays Lette with great skill.' West End Wilma

“The Ugly One... is a metaphysical teaser and a theatrical dare” The Observer


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