thread

writer: FREYA ALDERSON
19 Nov - 7 Dec
7:45pm
£15/£12
Tues - Sat

Vivian is on the verge of a career defining achievement when a shattering sexual allegation about her famous father, Peter, now suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, threatens to be revealed. Her social media conscious younger sister Margo, is desperate for the truth but, as family secrets slowly begin to reveal themselves, Vivian finds herself caught between loyalty to her family and the new world of #metoo; a world she should be a part of. 

As the pressure grows around the family, the threads that bind them begin to tear and pushes the sisters to confront the question – is protecting family, more important than the truth?

THREAD is a female driven play about loyalty, mental health, social media in the age of the #MeToo movement, family ties and the collateral damage of abuse and allegations.

THREAD is produced by The XV Theatre Company. Formed in 2015 The XV have been producing classic texts and original writings. THREAD is their second collaboration with Freya Alderson, previously producing her dark comedy BABY MINE at the Etcetera Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe. After a successful rehearsed reading at The Playground Theatre, West London The XV is delighted to bring this new play to The Hope Theatre.

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 80 minutes without interval and contains strong language and sexual themes. 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 & exchanges are not available.

booking:

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

(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)

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