José Luis Montiel Chaves, Mario Ruz Martínez, David Roldán Espejo: Big Boy

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A story of two inseparable friends, Michael and Jimmy, who grow up together in Dublin and end up enlisting in the British army to fight in the first world war. On their return, Michael is given an opportunity to turn pro as a boxer, while Jimmy seeks a new life in New York, where he gets mixed up with mafiosi. When Michael decides to join his old friend in New York, the scene is set for championship or bust!

Big Boy was brought to the London stage in 2017 at the John Lyons Theatre, Covent Garden, as part of the 5th Festival of Spanish Theatre in London (Festelón),

Performed in Spanish and translated / surtitled by Simon Deefholts & Kathryn Phillips-Miles.


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