MAY Listings 2016

NUDE
At The Hope Theatre, Islington, N1 1RL

Nude is produced in association with Forest Forge Theatre Company.

A new poem-turned play about love and fate – how two strangers can become lovers and how relationships grow and fade endlessly.

Heavily influenced by The Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayyam, this original play is an exploration of two people’s love for one another and how fate might play its part. Love grows and fades, nearly always involves two strangers and, like life itself, is almost entirely unexplained. Fate, here, is personified. Fate is someone we all know.

Nude was commissioned by Apples and Snakes and was produced by element arts as a part of the SO:To Speak Festival 2015 where the play premiered in a 20ft shipping container in Southampton. After it’s run at The Hope Theatre, Nude will transfer to Forest Forge Theatre Company in the heart of the New Forest before heading out on a tour of the South.

Nude runs at approximately 59 minutes with no interval
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Cast: Michelle Fahrenheim WOMAN
Edward Nash MAN
Roshni Rathore FATE

May 3rd – May 21st
Tuesday – Saturday, 7.45pm
Tickets £15/£12
Box Office: 0333 666 3366
www.thehopetheatre.com

Social Media Details
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Facebook: /thehopetheatre

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I HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE
By J.B. Priestley
Jermyn Street Theatre

Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Friday/Saturday matinees 3.30pm
Tickets £22.00 £18.00 concessions

‘I have been here before But when or how I cannot tell’

From the writer of the classic thriller An Inspector Calls comes this supernatural tale of mystery and suspense.

Whitsuntide, 1937. A remote inn on the Yorkshire moors. A group of strangers are startled by the arrival of an unexpected guest, Dr Goetler. Soon they discover that all their lives are inextricably linked, and a decision by any one of them will have profound consequences for them all. But the mysterious German doctor has a disturbing revelation: perhaps they are not strangers at all and this has all happened before…
 

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SEA LIFE
Writer: Lucy Catherine / director: Matthew Parker
24 May - 11 Jun 2016
7.45pm
£15/£12
Tues to Sat. No shows Sun & Mon.

The Hope Theatre presents the London premiere of Sea Life. a darkly comic exploration of life, death and seaweed.

“We didn’t call him grandad when we were kids. We called him The Hero. That’s what the whole town called him.”

If your grandad tried to swim the English Channel with a plate of sandwiches strapped to his head, you might think your family was a little bizarre. But what if you didn’t know any different?

As their sleepy seaside town slips slowly into the sea, Bob, Bob and Eddie are trying to save their neighbours from ending up at the bottom of the ocean. The only thing is, their neighbours are already six feet under.

Sea Life is a dark comedy set on the crumbling shores of England, where keeping a tight grip on past and present is as hard as holding back the rising tide. It is written by Pearson Television Writer’s Award winner Lucy Catherine, former writer in residence at Bristol Old Vic, and now best known for her work on BBC television (The Musketeers, Being Human, Frankie), and her Radio 4 plays and adaptations.

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