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 Our Man in Havana 

A fast-paced physical farce of peril, espionage - and vacuum cleaners

2nd - 28th August 2017, Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Below), Edinburgh

15th September 2017, James Allen's Girls' School, London

20th-23rd December 2017, Pleasance Islington, London

21st - 27th August 2018, Pleasance Courtyard (Pleasance Two), Edinburgh

13th - 15th June 2019, ArtisTree Theatre (ArtisTree Selects: Theatre Bites), Hong Kong

3rd - 5th March 2020. VAULT Festival, London


“Reality in our century is not something worth facing.”

Havana, Cuba! A Cold War world of suspicion, suspense and silliness. Amidst the sultry and seductive climes of Havana our heroes twirl, twitch and tango away from enemy agents, MI6 and the truth. Jim Wormold, a run-of-the-mill vacuum cleaner salesman turned accidental spy, resorts to fabricating ludicrous military reports in order to save his business and satisfy his decadent daughter, beginning a hilarious and improbable rise to the top of the British Secret Service.

Our award-winning debut production 'Our Man in Havana' dissects the piercingly relevant themes of misinformation and corruption using only five actors and a vacuum cleaner in our trademark explosive physical style.

WINNER of Theatre Weekly's 'Best Fringe Debut' award

SELL-OUT Edinburgh Festival Fringe show 2017

★★★★★ Everything Theatre

★★★★★ - British Theatre Guide

★★★★ Broadway Baby

★★★★ Theatre Weekly

★★★★ The 730 Review

"Quite simply, a joy... I’ve rarely seen physical theatre done this seamlessly, and I’ve rarely laughed so consistently for an hour-long show" - Broadway Baby

"Unmissable... This wouldn't be out of place on the West End" - Everything Theatre

"An immensely enjoyable theatrical experience" - The 730 Review

“An incredibly funny production” - Theatre Weekly


Alex Holley - James Wormold 

Tullio Campanale - Captain Segura/Dr. Hasselbacher

Phoebe Campbell - Beatrice 

Rosa Collier - Milly

Hamish Lloyd Barnes - Hawthorne

Director - Ollie Norton-Smith

Adaptation - Ollie Norton-Smith and Hamish Lloyd Barnes

Technical design and operation - Nikita Karia & Ollie Norton-Smith

Sound design - Oscar Maguire

Dance Choreography - Zak Nemorin

Producer - Heather Rose with Ollie Norton-Smith


Theatre Weekly

Best Fringe Debut 2017

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