Bear Trap Theatre and ​Kosky Productions ​in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of A PUPIL

In a dilapidated North London bedsit, Ye, a disgraced violinist is preparing to kill herself. The surprise arrival of Simona, an aspiring musician and wealthy heiress, throws her plans into disarray. Together the pair embark on a series of lessons that will test the limits of friendship, music, and success.

Fringe First-winning Bear Trap Theatre celebrate their 8th anniversary with a new play by Evening Standard Award-nominated writer Jesse Briton.

Directed by Jessica Daniels (Resident Director, Girl From the North Country); featuring live classical music and original compositions by Colin Sell (Radio 4).  

A World Premiere at Park Theatre merging classical music and new writing.

Park Theatre 2018 Cast

Lucy Sheen

Melanie Marshall

Flora Spencer-Longhurst

Carolyn Backhouse

Creative Team

Writer | Jesse Briton

Director | Jessica Daniels

Composer | Colin Sell

Designer | Jessica Staton

Lighting Designer | Jessica Hung Han Yun

Company Stage Manager | Niamh Graham

Sound Design | Bear Trap Theatre

Production | Tim Boyd 


Marketing and PR

Marketing | James Leggat

Park Theatre Marketing | Dawn James & Rachel McCall 

Photography & Film | Meurig Marshall

Print Graphic Design | Kimberly Thomas

Target Live PR  | Julie Holman  



Producer for Kosky Productions | Anthony Kosky

Assistant Producer for Kosky Productions | Emma Kendall

Producer for Bear Trap | Jesse Briton

Assistant producer for Bear Trap | Josh Foyster 

Outreach Partner Charity | Nick White Wassail Theatre

Production Dramaturgy & Producer for Park Theatre | Melli Marie