Downtown Paradise by Mark Jenkins




Habib Nasib Nader and Catriona James

Directed by Michael Kelligan

A bold drama, based on a true story, the play recalls how Rachel Bloom, a radical Jewish lawyer, falls for her imprisoned Black Panther client.

Habib played the lead role of Vimak the Goliath in the film Dungeons and Dragons 3: The Book of Vile Darkness, appeared in Law and Order UK and three series of Little Britain

“All the power and mystery is there in the voice and beauty of Catriona James” The Telegraph

Mark Jenkins is best known for his play Playing Burton that has been translated into several languages and continues to be produced in many countries. It was recently made into a feature film and shown on Sky Arts 2


Chapter, Cardiff Sept. 10 11 12 13 8pm

Tickets £12/10/8      (02920 304400)


Taliesin Art Centre, Swansea Thurs. Sept 18 7.30pm

Tickets £10/7                        (01792 60 20 60)


The Riverfront, Newport Thurs Sept 25 7.45pm

Tickets £10.50/£8.50                        (01633 656757)


Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli Thurs. Oct. 2 7.30pm

Tickets £8.50/7            (01758 704088)


Rachel Bloom                             Catriona James

James Wilson –                           Habib Nasib Nader

Creative Team

Director                                      Michael Kelligan

Designed by                              Jessica Scott

Lighting by                               Daniel Young

Sound by                                   Eugene Capper

Cello                                           Callum Duggan

Set Carpenter                           Gareth Baird

Stage Manager                         Bethan Dawson

Assistant Stage Manager       Aimee Young

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