The production had its run at the Charing Cross Theatre cut short after London was placed into lockdown.
James Quaife Productions have today announced that Paul Harvard’s debut play is now available to stream at home via Vimeo on Demand. Filmed on the 15th December, a day before the lockdown was announced, tickets are available for £9.99 for a 48 hour rental period.
The burgeoning party scene of East London hides a dark secret: a swathe of young men dying unexpectedly, with whispers of an unnamed killer.
In the midst of all this, Robert is grieving the death of his father. He desperately wants to be a better person, but trapped in a pattern of substance abuse and infidelity, he has a lingering fear that he will never find love and acceptance. Unexpectedly, his boyfriend Sergio proposes, compelling Robert to turn his back on addiction and self-sabotage – before he destroys this final chance at happiness.
But first, he must confront a truth buried deep within his subconscious, something he himself doesn’t yet fully understand.
Directed by Jon Pashley, the production stars: Sylvester Akinrolabu (Devon/Calvin/Chima/Josh/Delroy /William), Geoff Aymer (Benjamin), Marc Bosch (Sergi Castell), Jimmy Essex (Robert Finch), Devesh Kishore (Simon Waring), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Jasminder Panghal), and Nicola Sloane (Debbie Finch).
The creative team for GHBoy also includes: set and costume designs by Bettina John, with lighting design by Tony Simpson, sound design by Rona Castrioti, and movement direction by Gerrard Martin.
Talking about the news, James Quaife said: “After our run of GHBoy was delayed and then cut short by lockdowns last year, we were determined to bring the production to those that were unable to catch it in person. We are so proud of this company production and so, even with minimal equipment and no time to reset scenes for camera, we really wanted to share this recording for audiences across to country to enjoy at home.”