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Fight Club

Chuck Palahniuk's cult novel is dramatised by Tracey Malone and Ed Whitmore. The visceral and unflinching story of one man's descent into an underground world of violence.

First there was the insomnia.
Then there were the support groups that helped him sleep.
Then Marla Singer turned up, muscled in on ascending bowel cancer and ruined everything.
Then he met Tyler Durden.
Then came Fight Club.

Mild mannered product-recall-specialist by day, tortured insomniac by night, Fight Club is the psychological story of one man's descent into an underground world of violence. Together with Tyler Durden - part-time projectionist, banquet waiter, soap-maker and anarchic genius - he creates Fight Club. In Fight Club our narrator, and men like him, can escape the monotony of their daily work-dominated, consumer-driven, image-obsessed lives. In Fight Club you can escape who the world thinks you ought to be.

Soon there are fight clubs in basement bars in towns and cities across the country; men with cuts, bruises, stitches, missing teeth wherever you look, and Tyler Durden has become an urban legend. But when Tyler invents Project Mayhem and things begin to escalate, there's only one thing to do: shut down Fight Club.

But have they created a monster they can't control?

Chuck Palahniuk's visceral and unflinching cult novel is dramatized by Tracey Malone and Ed Whitmore and stars Patrick Kennedy, Sam Hazeldine and Elaine Cassidy.

Producer .... Heather Larmour.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 1 May 2015 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
The Narrator Patrick Kennedy
Tyler Durden Sam Hazeldine
Marla Singer Elaine Cassidy
Big Bob Martin Sherman
Doctor Nigel Whitmey
Boss Nigel Whitmey
Recruit One Danny Mahoney
Mechanic John Schwab
Ted Sam Dale
Glenda Jane Slavin
Chloe Ayesha Antoine
Author Chuck Palahniuk
Adaptor Tracey Malone
Adaptor Ed Whitmore
Producer Heather Larmour

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