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White Heat ()

Produced by

Pressgang Theatre

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Graham Isador
Director: Jillian Harper


The Great Hall – Longboat Hall


August 11th, 2019 – August 14th, 2019


A revealed identity leads to an impossible decision.

Journalist Alice Kennings grapples with how to act after uncovering the identity of an alt-right podcast host calling for violence against the media. Based on real events, White Heat is a play about all the things we justify to ourselves. (


Makambe K. Simamba Alice Jennings
Tim Walker The Captain

Creative Team

Graham Isador Playwright
Jillian Harper Director
Christopher Ross-Ewart Sound Consultant / Composition
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Jillian Harper Dramaturge
Fatuma Adar Dramaturge