Sam Tannenbaum

tiny camel

Screening on Sunday 2 May | 2pm | Poplar Union’s YouTube 

A new short play by Sam Tannenbaum, tiny camel is a pointed exploration of inequality in London. A privileged couple from Kensington are forced to confront their own guilt and hysteria while recounting an experience with poverty. tiny camel unpicks the fantasies that the wealthy create to blind themselves to suffering.


David Kerr

David began his acting career in 2017. Theatre includes A Kind Of Loving (Brockley Jack Studio Theatre) and Last Minutes (Tristan Bates Theatre). Film includes several upcoming independent feature films. Television includes The Crown.

Emma Wilkinson Wright

Emma trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre includes The After Dinner Joke (Greenwich Theatre), As You Like It (The Monobox), Hidden (Vault Festival), Antony and Cleopatra (Theatro Technis), Secret Thoughts (Stonecrabs Theatre), Iphigenia in Aulis (Cockpit Theatre), I’m Fine/We’re Fine (Bloomsbury Theatre), The Changeling (GBS Theatre), The Bacchae (International Festival of Greek Theatre) and Her Naked Skin (John Lyons Theatre). Film includes Square Peg, Round Hole, Traces of Suburbia and Colours and Sounds

About Sam

Sam Tannenbaum is an early-career theatre director and writer who aims to create socially and politically engaged work that helps audiences to understand the world and so reimagine our places within it. Having previously studied Music at Cambridge where he gained experience directing opera, Sam is now studying on the Masters in Theatre Directing at Mountview in London. Sam’s work is focused on creating theatre that is politically subversive, following on from the legacy of Brecht and the Berliner Ensemble. He is currently working with Tom Lodge on a piece of new writing that will be premiered in London in July.


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