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418 St John Street
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It's not so bad if they're just ill - that's natural, but when there's the mental thing as well, it's sort of unpleasant, isn't it?

Michael Wall's black comedy takes us from the garden of a house in suburban London to the grounds of a mental asylum, where two couples fight for their lives amidst the inner-city frustrations and aspirations of the 1980s.

"On this evidence, Michael Wall's early death at the age of 44 has robbed the theatre of a unique and powerful voice" The Evening Standard

"You'll struggle to find many better productions" Time Out (This Story of Yours, Old Red Lion Theatre)

The Blueprint Theatre Company celebrates British theatre and film, produces rarely performed hidden gems and works with Londoners to create and devise high quality and captivating new work. For more information visit www.blueprinttheatre.co.uk.

 

Written by Michael Wall

Directed by Teunkie van der Sluijs

Assistant Director Rachel Illingworth

Set & Costume Design by Anne Gry Skovdal.

Cast includes Mark Rose, Sally Rose, Mark Sands and Holly Clark.

 


 

Tuesday 2nd October to Saturday 27th October 2012

Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm

Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00pm

Captioned performances on 18th and 20th October at 7:30pm

Running Time: TBC

 

Tickets £15.00 (£12.00 Conc.)

£7.00 Sundays and Pay What You Can Thursdays Apply

 

Click here to book online or Call the box office on 0844 412 4307

Please note that booking fees apply.

 


REVIEWS

 

"Women Laughing is bold, brash and subtle with an electric cast and a hilarious and desperate script. This stunning production by the Blueprint Theatre Company will make you laugh and think about why you're laughing. Very much recommended." British Theatre Guide

 

"This brilliant cast manage to draw out every relevant emotion from the script and never resort to caricature. In the closing moments, a sweet sense of unity affirmed that even through the darkest moments, there are glimpses of sunshine to lift our spirits." One Stop Arts

 

"The cast manages to weave between a subtle structure where not much happens with focus and intensity, Mark Rose in particular as he whizzes through the text like a housefly with a sugar cube. But it is Wall’s language that makes this unmissable - complex, purposefully confused and confusing, but always controlled." The Stage 

 

Islington Gazette

One Stop Arts

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