Deckchairs 2

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by Jean McConnell Four one-act plays all set by the seaside, each with two women characters. Full of surprising twists and wry observations, the plays are humorous, touching and compassionate. Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society

The It

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by Vivienne Franzmann Kirkgate Youth Theatre   A play about a teenage girl who has something growing inside her. She doesn’t know what it is, but she knows it’s not a baby. It expands in her body. It starts in her stomach, but quickly outgrows that, until eventually it takes over the entirety of her insides. It has claws. She …

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by Chris Salt On the Wire   A play about friendship and childhood, set in West Cumbria; about two boys at either end of teenagehood, and the gulf between them in those few years. One day Lyle walks out of his life and up into the high fells. On the edge of a deep tarn he meets Jake who has a …

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by Chris Salt On the Wire   A play about friendship and childhood, set in West Cumbria; about two boys at either end of teenagehood, and the gulf between them in those few years. One day Lyle walks out of his life and up into the high fells. On the edge of a deep tarn he meets Jake who has a …

fell

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by Chris Salt On the Wire   A play about friendship and childhood, set in West Cumbria; about two boys at either end of teenagehood, and the gulf between them in those few years. One day Lyle walks out of his life and up into the high fells. On the edge of a deep tarn he meets Jake who has a …

Hansard – NT Live (12A)

Chris Bridgman

by Simon Wood See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. Hansard noun: The official report of all parliamentary debates. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin …

Present Laughter – NT Live

Chris Bridgman

Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) leads Noël Coward’s provocative comedy about stardom, performance and neediness. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. The successful and self-obsessed light comedy actor is engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention. Garry’s …

Burning (15)

Zoe Warren

BURNING tells the story of three individuals and a mysterious incident they experience. Jongsu bumps into an old friend, Haemi, on a part-time delivery job. Haemi asks Jongsu to take care of her cat while she leaves on a trip to Africa. When she returns, Haemi introduces Jongsu to Ben, a man she met in Africa. One day, Ben and …