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Is That A Bolt In Your Neck?

Toured Autumn 2022

A Spoof Gothic Horror

A castle looms dark and foreboding over a small mountain village. Inside, Dr Chekhov, the brilliant and reclusive scientist, works in secret.


The villagers live in dread. Strange shadows can be seen at the windows, and every night blood curdling cries of pain can be heard. What is Dr Chekhov doing? What hideous experiments is he perpetrating? What unimaginable horror might emerge from his laboratory?


All will be revealed in this wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy horror featuring three fearless actors, playing over 20 roles in 75 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action


With comedy and thrills galore you’ll gasp, laugh and be amazed at the horrific experiments, the mind-boggling love, and the sensational death-defying finale.


Inspired by gothic horror movie classics of the 1930’S, IS THAT BOLT IN YOUR NECK? is a fast-paced, rollicking ride mixing spooky paranoia, surreal nightmare and frantic farce. Suitable for audiences from ages 8 to 80, the show is packed full of hilarious slapstick, verbal wit, and magical illusion.


Cast and Creatives

Written by                     Abigail Anderson, Mark Dawson, Leah Fletcher and Jonathan Peck             

Performed by                 Mark Dawson, Leah Fletcher and Jonathan Peck

Directed by                    Abigail Anderson

Set Design by                 Alex Marker

Costumes by                   Carla Evans

Sound Design by            Martin Stansbury

Lighting Design by      Damian Robertson

Production Manager    Joe D'Souza

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