Tue 13 March 2018

Spring 2018 | Season Highlight
Presented by Smoke & Oakum Theatre, Red Ladder and New Diorama
Written by Oli Forsyth
'A real knockout' --The Stage

Mickey and his team of cornermen never seem to have much luck in the boxing world.

The fighters they manage always end up losing and, after a bruising last outing, no one wants to work with them. Until, that is, they sign a young boxer whose winning ways catapult them into a world of success they’ve never dreamed of.

Is Sid Sparks their meal ticket to fame and fortune?



'Thrilling to watch' --The Scotsman

'A Strong play, a real achievement' --Broadway Baby

'Thrilling to watch' --The Scotsman

'A fascinating foray into an untouched world' --London Theatre

'You'll be floored by Cornermen' --EdFringe Review

'Something very special, Oli Forsyth is gaining a reputation as an ambitious writer' --Auditorium Magazine


Cornermen is written by playwright and boxer Oli Forsyth - based on his experience of the world of fighting. The production has played to sold-out houses in London, at the Edinburgh Festival and in festivals around the UK, including VAULT Festival and Brighton Fringe.

A rare glimpse into the seedier side of professional sport; Cornermen exposes what goes on outside the ring and works for boxing devotees and those new to the ‘sport’.

Cast & Creative

 Jesse Rutherford
George Jovanovic
James Barbour
Oli Forsyth

Producers: Smoke & Oakum Theatre
Associate Producers:  Zoe Sofair & Hannah Tookey


show details

Dates: Tue 13 Mar
Times: 8pm
Running time: 75mins
Prices:  £12.50 / £10.50
Charges: £1 postage

Venue: Unity Two

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