A Short Season About Everything

A Short Season About Everything

 

a collection of short plays by Michael Corbidge and Yvonne Heald 

 

16th - 20th July 

2 shows per night - see below for full schedule

19:30 

£10 / £8

 

 

Four monologues, written and directed by Michael Corbidge.

Four women each tell of a jig-saw piece in their own life-scape. Four condensed, concentrated, intensified moments. Four stories across decades of existing. Four magnified moments that are every woman.

 

ONE BED THREE PILLOWS

Wednesday 17th & Friday 19th

The life and times of a bed and the four generations it serviced. A silent witness. Ever faithful. Ever true.

Starring Martha Gray

 

TICK!

Saturday 20th

An actress with issues of pathological lying and lateness bemoans her lot as she languishes ‘kidnapped’ in an empty theatre studio.

Starring Rebecca Morris

 

PASHMINA PRINCESS

Thursday 18th

A woman meets a man half her age. She starts an illicit affair. Another woman in a in a ‘far-off land’ is traded and sold and resold. It is the same person?

Starring Georgie Rhys

 

FRIDGE MAGNET SYNDROME

Tuesday 16th & Saturday 20th (matinee)

When is a Mother not a Mother? When her fridge is empty? All that’s left is the cold womb in her kitchen, empty, frigid and desperate for content.

Starring Georgie Rhys

 

Two one-act plays, written and directed by Yvonne Heald.

 

THE TALKING ROOM

Wednesday 17th, Friday 19th and Saturday 20th

A dissection of the human condition is performed by the waspish Roger the feisty Elizabeth and their offspring.

Starring Georgie Rhys, Ian Crowe and James Gulliford

 

COURAGE OF ONE'S CONVICTIONS

Tuesday 16th, Thursday 18th and Saturday 20th (matinee)

In the desert, the conflict between Islam and the West perpetuates, but a conversation between enemies show that a reconciliation might be on the cards.

Starring Richard Oliver, Ryan Ellis and Stefano Campodifiori