Edinburgh Fringe 2001
Spacer Unique double-bill of virtuoso solo shows
George Dillon
WINNER: The Herald ‘Angel’ Award  •’s ‘Best Actor’
& The Stage ‘Best Actor’ nominee for ‘Graft’ @ Edinburgh 2000...
in Steven Berkoff’s
&   Fyodor Dostoevsky’s
    Dream of a Ridiculous Man
Two journeys into other worlds...  an emotional roller-coaster from despair to salvation... Steven Berkoff’s ever-failing alter-ego Harry, having died of loneliness, renders his ultimate appeal for a little sympathy and company in Hell...  and disturbed by memories of a moment’s compassion, a would-be suicide dreams of a paradise which he himself destroys but awakens to a glorious vision of ‘the Truth’ in Dostoevsky’s late masterpiece, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, a feverish and ever-relevant manifesto for a more caring world...
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"The best example of someone to watch how to perform is George Dillon."
- Steven Berkoff in THE LIST, August 1994

George Dillon's Vital Theatre
Winner: The Herald ‘Angel’ @ Edinburgh 2000
Berkoff’s ‘Hell’ & Dostoevsky’s ‘Dream of a Ridiculous Man’
A powerful double-bill from solo specialist and Berkoff veteran, George Dillon
3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 16-19, 21, 23, 26th & 27th August
5.55-7.25pm, Hill Street Theatre, EDINBURGH

Box Office: 0131 226 6522 (from 3rd Aug)
Fringe Box Office: 0131 226 0000
Tickets: 3 & 5th: £4 (£2 Concs) 7-27th: £8 (£5 Concs)
From 1990, when he was nominated for the Independent Theatre Award for Stunning the Punters, to last year, when he won a Herald ‘Angel’ Award for Graft and Other Tales, was named ‘Best Actor’ by and nominated for The Stage’s ‘Best Actor’ award, Berkoff veteran George Dillon has created six highly acclaimed solo shows.  The two stories in this bill are from Stunning the Punters (1990) and Hell & Other Tales (1992) and present Dillon at his best - passionate, stylised and totally compelling.
A promo CD-Rom is available (on request) containing QuickTime™ (.mov) video extracts, high resolution .tif and .jpg images (suitable for publication) and pages of reviews, biogs etc. in .html and Acrobat ( .pdf) formats.
Contact: George Dillon
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