★★★★★ ‘little scratch is extraordinary – and indispensable’ The I
After its wildly acclaimed, total-sell-out premiere at Hampstead Theatre, little scratch transfers to New Diorama for a strictly limited run.
Directed by Katie Mitchell, this breath-taking ensemble performance follows the life of a woman across a single day. The show is adapted by Miriam Battye from Rebecca Watson’s astounding debut novel, with a mesmerising sound score by Melanie Wilson.
★★★★★ ‘There is not a false note anywhere. I’ve never seen – heard – anything like it’ The Observer
★★★★ ‘Works magnificently... Miriam Battye and Katie Mitchell have turned 24 hours inside a frenzied mind into something like a piece of music’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘A virtuoso articulation of a remarkable piece of writing’ Time Out
Nominated for Best Director (Katie Mitchell), Evening Standard Awards 2022.
Nominated for Best Director, Best Ensemble & Best Sound Design, OffWestEnd Awards 2023.
A Hampstead Theatre production, presented by New Diorama.
Age Guidance: 15+.
Content Warnings: The production addresses the aftermath of trauma and contains descriptions of sexual assault, rape, and self-harm.
Auditory Guidance: The production uses techniques that may impact audience members who experience misophonia. There are ear defenders available at the box office.
You can find further information and detailed audience guidance here.
By Rebecca Watson
Adapted for the stage by Miriam Battye
Directed by Katie Mitchell
Score by Melanie Wilson
Lighting Designer Bethany Gupwell
Associate Director Grace Cordell
Eleanor Henderson, Rebekah Murrell, Eve Ponsonby & Ragevan Vasan