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Aug 12 - 13 2022


17:00 - 18:00

Brown Nose

Theatre Paradok presents: “Brown Nose” written by Izzy Ponsford.

Brown Nose is a verbatim piece of theatre which explores the stories of Anita Hill and Christine Blasey-Ford through a series of testimonies and conversations. This piece tackles themes of sexual violence, racial inequality and sexism through a lens of empowerment. Led by the interviewer the play follows the unique experiences of four different women across five decades. Anita Hill, Christine Blasey-Ford, Kim Taylor-Tompson and Yvonne Ruiz. Four women from completely different times, places and walks of life discussing their experiences.


12th August 2022
13th August 2022
Tickets are listed on the Edinburgh Fringe website under ‘Paradok Platform’ rather than ‘Brown Nose’. Click Here to view all Paradok Platform shows.


Anita Hill: Maungo Pelekekae
Christine Blasey Ford: Lucy Melrose
Kim Taylor-Thompson: Maureen Nwabueze
Yvonne Ruiz: Sofia Pricolo
Mary Murphy: Izzy Ponsford


Co-Producer – Lew Forman
Co-Producer – Laura Rose Wood
Writer/Director/Actor – Izzy Ponsford
Lighting Designer – Isla Cameron
Lighting Designer – Caitlin Welsh
Sound Designer – Naqib Fakhrul