in/out (a feeling)
‘You ever had this?
Not a headache,
Ollie is a man trapped in a world of recreational drug use and health issues, Blue is a woman trapped in our world. Together they share a feeling. They just haven’t figured out what that is.
In/Out (A Feeling) is an explosive exploration into London’s sex trade, told through the perspective of the consumer and supplier and supported by Unseen. A charity working towards a world without slavery and supporting those affected.
Andrew Maddock is a playwright. He created the Off-West End nominated ‘The Me Plays’ in 2014 and is a drama facilitator working with young people at risk.
Niall Phillips is the artistic director of Lonesome Schoolboy Productions and an associate director at the Drayton Arms Theatre.
4 Stars – ‘The rhythm of Maddock’s words tumble in a mellifluous fashion, chiming with humour and heart, joy and tears. This work signposts a wonderful new talent on the theatre stage.’ – Islington Gazette on The Me Plays
‘Lonesome Schoolboy show that their talents can make even difficult texts brim with life and curiosity.’ – Grumpy Gay Critic – Face to Face
Box Office opens at 7.00pm. The performance lasts 70 minutes without interval. 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.
REHEARSED READING ON WEDS 27 JANUARY
We are pleased to announce a rehearsed reading of the next exciting instalment of Andrew Maddock’s Off West End Award nominated THE ME PLAYS as a post show event on Weds 27 January straight after that night’s performance of IN/OUT (A FEELING)
The reading will begin at approximately 9.15pm and will last 40mins. Entry will be for IN/OUT (A FEELING) ticket holders ONLY so make sure to book a ticket for the night’s performance to guarantee entry.
THE ME PLAYS are a series of monologues featuring the character of ‘Me’ as they navigate their way through life and the trials and tribulations they overcome on the way. This is the first full length ME PLAY focusing on a Female Me and is titled Irn Pru.
‘Pru’s got issues. Her heating’s been shut off cause of a new super Waitrose past the wee little American Top Golf in Bearsden. Pru needs tae get a job. She also needs tae work on her timekeeping, and stop swearing…. And why is she wearing a Viking Helmet??? – Set in Glasgow, Scotland. Irn Pru is the story of a woman overcoming the odds and making life work. In one of the coldest places on earth.’
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Two men. One name.
Two men meet on the deck of a ship. Both named Richard Parker. Little do they realise that their coincidental encounter is one piece in a longer chain linking the two individuals to each other. The LONDON PREMIERE of a razor sharp black comedy that builds to an unexpected climax.
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How do you explain the world you are in now?
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‘We were dancing.
I told a joke, you laughed.
Frank Sinatra was playing’
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David Lane’s thrilling two-hander explores love, loss and what happens when life goes on, but you can’t.
James, a photographer, makes zero money. His partner, Daniel, a banker, makes a lot of money. Frank likes James’ work and wants to give him money, but not for his work…
Snapshot is a challenging and incisive examination of sexuality, fidelity, and our screwed up relationships in this modern world.