This show finished on Thursday 03 October 2019, and this page is being kept for archival purposes only.


Wednesday 02 October - Thursday 03 October 2019


Bedlam Theatre




Pollyanna Esse


This original verbatim piece takes you through one of the most controversial sexual assault cases in America. Each and every word spoken is as said in the original court case.

’20 Minutes of Action’ is not only a production which addresses the hard-hitting topic of sexual assault, which is so often overlooked, but is also a platform for awareness of the victim’s own individual struggle, as she comes to terms with both the events of the assault itself, whilst faced with the failure of the court to rule justice for her assault. *All names, the date and other details have had to been changed in this production for legal reasons. However, all statements remain purely verbatim.

Cast and Crew

Actor (The Perpetrator's Father)
Sam Kinch
Actor (The Perpetrator's Mother)
Sophie Roadnight
Actor (The Perpetrator)
Benjamin Sumrie
Actor (The Victim's Sister)
Ellie-May Forrest
Actor (The Victim)
Aimee Vincent
Actor (The Witness)
Kirsten Rousseau
Pollyanna Esse
Emma Lake
Set Designer
Pauline Libosvar
Stage Manager
Madeleine Jones
Tech Assistant
Kate Granholm
Tech Assistant
Lois Zonnenberg
Technical Manager
Sabrina Carter
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