blood orange

writer: TANIA AMSEL / director: HAMISH MACDOUGALL
11 & 12 Aug
7:45pm
£15/£12
Sun/Mon only

“I grab my beeper and I’m ready for the onslaught.”

 Amy is a young Junior Doctor in Swansea A&E hoping to transfer to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Helping others is at the heart of her career but perhaps this is to make up for the one person she couldn’t save? Her skills and strength are put to the test when teenager Luke, suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia is admitted under Amy’s care causing her flashbacks revisiting her childhood and the question if she can ever let go of her past. Guided by the people she meets along the way, will Amy find the answer allowing her to put the shadows of her past to bed or will this be the start of a new nightmare…

 “I want to do that, remember.”

BLOOD ORANGE is a close up look at a life of love, loss and guilt as Amy questions the ultimate truth of why she really wants to be a doctor. This one woman show with humour and pathos allows you to immerse yourself in Amy’s story with evocative sound and music and encourages an intimate dynamic and minimalistic staging stripping it back to reality.

 ‘Christmas in A&E is like hell with caffeine and catheters.’

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 60 minutes without interval and contains strong language. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.

LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.

Refunds and exchanges are not available.

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They are still not taken seriously.

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Like a spell: a good spell.” Lyn Gardner

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There’s a storm brewing at the Pascal family home. Jackie-O is recovering from a nervous breakdown. Twin brother Marty’s headed home bringing a surprise. Younger brother Anthony only has one thing on his mind. And mother’s self-medicating (again). Let the games begin!
The award-winning Hope Theatre team present a rare revival of this deliciously dark comic-drama about a family living in the shadow of the Kennedy clan.

thread

19 Nov - 7 Dec

Vivian is on the verge of a career defining achievement when a shattering allegation about her famous father, now suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, threatens to be revealed. As the pressure grows around the family, the threads that bind them begin to snap. Is protecting family, more important than the truth?

booking:
telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)