London Road

London Road documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women.

The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. When Steve Wright, the occupant of No. 79, was arrested, charged and then convicted of the murders, the community grappled with what it meant to be at the epicentre of this tragedy.

Adam Cork's music uses the melodic speech patterns captured on Alecky Blythe's recorded interviews with the people of Ipswich to create this extraordinary work.

28 July - 6 September 2012.

Audio-Described performances: Fri 17 Aug at 7.30pm, Sat 18 Aug at 2pm (Touch Tour at 12.30pm)
Captioned performance: Tues 4 Sept at 7.30pm

photo © istockphoto

  • War Horse
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Three Days poster with title_v2
  • Our Country's Good: illustration of a figure in the distance with a manacle on the fore-ground
  • People, Places and Things. Superimposed photo of a woman's head with her face repeated twice, once in red once blue
  • Jane Eyre. Woman in a pale dress with an image of flames projected onto her
  • National Youth Theatre: Consensual.  2 teenagers in school uniform, one with her hand over the boys mouth
  • National Youth Theatre: Wuthering Heights, Title in black, over a photo of a young woman dancing in a nightclub
  • National Youth Theatre: The Merchant of Venice, Title in white, over a B&W photo of a V for Vendetta mask
  • Husbands and Sons. Photo of Anne-Marie Duff
  • The Comedy of Errors. Watercolour illustration
  • As You Like It. Photo of Rosalie Craig
  • Waste. Image: Charcoal on paper a man's head, smudged, by Valentin van der Meulen. ‘Untitled 07’. 2013.
  • I  Want My Hat Back. Cartoon animals in black agaist an orange background
  • Evening at the Talk House. A decomposing dessert on a cake stand
  • Here We Go, shadowy, blurred figures, blue against a white background
  • - a grinning cartoon cat
  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Photo of Sharon D Clarke by Seamus Ryan
  • Iphigenia in Splott
  • Cleansed. Photo: Untitled by Birgit Kahle
  • The Solid Life of Sugar Water
  • Les Blancs / The Whites
  • Brainstorm. Teenage boy with blue exploding head
  • The Suicide. Photography by Jay Brooks