Pat Jones’ new play opens soon

PATRICK JONES' NEW PLAY “REVELATION” TACKLES SOCIAL TABOO: THE PLIGHT OF A MALE DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM In his new play, “Revelation” , Patrick Jones tackles the taboo subject of men as victims of domestic abuse. His brother is Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire. Patrick spent months researching the play and “Revelation” is based on over 40 interviews with men who have experienced domestic violence – it tells their stories in confronting this hidden taboo. The play tells the story of Dionne and Steve and charts Steve's journey from being an enthusiastic lover and father in to a shell of a man – psychologically tormented, tortured and physically abused by Dionne. The play follows Steve to the edge of existence. The soundtrack is by James Dean Bradfield. It will feature all original music created by James for the play. Patrick is a poet, playwright, human rights activist and filmmaker. His work includes the poetry collections The Guerilla tapestry and Fuse, the CD of spoken word and music Commemoration and Amnesia and the plays Everything Must Go, Unprotected Sex, The War is Dead Long Live The War and Sing to Me. He has also directed short films and videos for the bands for The Manic Street Preachers and Lethargy. Nathan Sussex (Steve), is an established TV, radio and film actor. His credits include Asboland (Carl), Coronation Street (Doctor James), Torchwood (Sergeant Watkins) and BBC Radio 4 play Darkness (Steve). Stacey Daly (Dionne), is an established theatre, film and television actress. Her credits include Brezhnev's Children (Galina), The Magic Necklace (Christina) and Four Stories High (Kym). The production has been supported by the Dyn Project Cardiff, The Mankind Initiative, Gwent Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre and the Arts Council of Wales. Soundtrack by James Dean Bradfield Cardiff – Chapter Arts Centre (8th – 10th July) Directed by Chris Durnall Produced by Faction Collective Performed by Stacey Daly (Dionne) and Nathan Sussex (Steve) Fore more details: