If you don't know the Elephant Man story, its essentially the inspiring true life portrait of John Merrick. 1890. Set against the backdrop of a Victorian London and the serial murders of 'Jack The Ripper', John Merrick, suffering from a rare genetic disorder is exhibited as a monstrosity at Fairs and Circuses. Eventually rescued by the famous London surgeon Frederick Treves, he emerges as a loving, gentle and dignified human being. The theatre company who performed at Java are Performance Exchange, an independent theatre company touring thought provoking and innovative presentations to many remote destinations around the world. The company has toured to 37 countries and counting. The fine cast from London includes Robin Berry as John Merrick who has been recently starring in The National Theatre production of 'One Man Two Guvernors' at The Haymarket Theatre in London.