testament

writer: SAM EDMUNDS
21 - 29 Oct
7.45pm
£15/£12
Sun/Mon only

In the beginning God created the heavens and earth and… Max!

Max is in a car crash with his brother and his girlfriend Tess, who dies in the accident. Following the loss of his girlfriend, he tries to commit suicide and fails, but when he wakes up, he believes she is still alive, leaving him left questioning what happened to Tess. Answers appear as apparitions of modernised biblical characters, aiding Max in his discovery or tempting him away. His only hope of recovery lies in the hands of his brother Chris.

Testament is an award-winning play exploring how humans deal with grief and how it effects those around them, exploring suicide, loss and guilt. Inviting you into the mind of a car crash survivor as he tries to piece together his fractured memories – exploring the fragmented and nonlinear process of our memories and how trauma can affect this.

★★★★★ “Intricately crafted triumph of creativity” Ed Fringe Review
★★★★ “A Touching And Memorable Piece Of Theatre” Three Weeks
★★★★ “Chock-full of thoughtful ideas, and they’re all bundled up in a stylish and striking package” Fringe Guru
★★★★ “A Brilliant Piece of New Writing” 730 Review

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 60mins 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. 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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booking:
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0333 666 3366
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