Compositor E

Author(s): Charlie Dupré
Company: Omnibus Theatre

‘There’s power in that fingerprint of yours. Make sure to use it wisely.’

London 1623. Apprentice typesetter, 17-year-old John arrives to work under the mentorship of ambitious printer Isaac Jaggard on a potentially game-changing new commission: Shakespeare’s first-ever complete works.

As John grapples to stamp a manuscript of Macbeth onto the page, fuelled by his dark past, he finds himself weaving his own narrative into the text. But as the ink sets, he begins questioning who the storytellers really are…


Omnibus Theatre, London


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