‘We could do whatever we like in here and no one would ever know.’
‘Apart from you and me.’
A woman. A man. Trapped.
Isolated from the outside world, games and fantasies blur into memories neither wishes to confront. Claustrophobia puts relationships under the microscope and asks – “what does it mean to be in control?”
Punctuated with moments of humour and tenderness, this minimalist production is a haunting psychological thriller making its London debut after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014.
“nail-biting … compelling … sharply-observed and engrossing.” The Scotsman
“instantly the play is ominous, foreboding” 4**** A Younger Theatre
“enjoyable, well directed play with strong performances and a great script.” 4 out of 5, Three Weeks magazine
Written by Jason Hewitt (novelist – The Dynamite Room, Devastation Road). Directed by Sharon Burrell with Movement Direction by Shelby Williams. Designed by Tom Burgess. A To The Moon production in association with Theatre Bench (Carthage, Therese Raquin, These Trees Are Made of Blood).
There will be a post show Q&A on the 24th November. The Hope Theatre’s Artistic Director Matthew Parker interviews Claustrophobia playwright Jason Hewitt. This event is free to all those with a ticket to that night’s performance.
Box Office opens at 7.00pm. The performance lasts 70mins without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.
LATECOMERS CANNOT BE ADMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.
Over 18s only.
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