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    Secretariat presents


    Fri 3 Jun - Sat 4 Jun at 7.15pm
    Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)
    1487, Germany. Heinrich and Jacob are monks, bestselling authors and witch-hunters. They're also incels and sometimes they're Jordan B Peterson. HEXENHAMMER. An evil and medieval double-act about monks, misogyny and the manosphere.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains mentions and descriptions of sexual violence, sexual assault and suicide. It also contains misogynistic language, swearing and partial nudity.
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeLoud noise

    "You take the blue pill, the story ends.
    You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.
    You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes."

    - Heinrich Institoris, Brother of the Dominican order, 1487, Cologne Germany

    Heinrich and Jacob are mediaeval monks, best selling authors and inquisitors

    They're also modern-day incels, and sometimes they're Jordan B Peterson.

    HEXENHAMMER is a “side-splittingly hilarious”, kaleidoscopic adaptation of Die Hexenhammer, the viral 15th century guide to witch-hunting that almost outsold the Bible.

    It’s also a devastating deep-dive into incel ideology, exploring how young men end up killing women as a way to solve their own problems, and why that hasn’t changed in the past 500 years.

    Conceived, performed and devised by: Sidsel Rostrup and Suzy Kohane
    Direction: Catherine Alexander
    Dramaturgy: David Ralf
    Assistant Direction: Hughie Stanley and Jacob Seelochan
    Additional Devising: Jacob Seelochan, Samuel Brewer and Mae Munoe

    Our work has been shown at Live Drafts at The Yard, Big Bang Scratch Night at the Camden People's Theatre and the Lion & Unicorn Theatre. We've received in kind support from the The Yard, the Theatre Deli and New Diorama Broadgate.

    Tickets for HEXENHAMMER

    Fri 03 Jun, 19:15
    Sat 04 Jun, 19:15
    ""I have no idea what that was...but I loved every second of it." "
    Audience Review
    "Side-splittingly hilarious"
    Audience Review
    "Just bloody delightful. So clever. Such a hoot. Brilliant performances. Wildly topical. The show is in development and is already so smart and entertaining"
    Audience Review

    “British theatre would be completely stymied without tiny, under-resourced venues such as CPT, which are a critical part of the theatre ecology.”

    Lyn Gardner Stagedoor