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Dates:

Dates:

26 apr - 14 may

7.45pm

If. Destroyed. Still. True.

£16/£13/£10 previews

writer

Jack Condon

director

Sarah Stacey

'snappy, hard-hitting and thoughtful'

The Reviews Hub

'stunning and deeply moving... Jawbones Theatre have scored a triumph'

Broadway Baby

'Jack Condon's first play is impressive'

ReviewsGate

'snappy, hard-hitting and thoughtful'

The Reviews Hub

'stunning and deeply moving... Jawbones Theatre have scored a triumph'

Broadway Baby

'Jack Condon's first play is impressive'

ReviewsGate

show info
cast
production team

“But where the fuck have you actually been though? What have you really done? It’s been… I hardly recognise you mate.”

A cliffside hangout. A friendship. A forgotten town.

Summer 2013, a warm evening by the sea. James is home from University with his new girlfriend Charlotte. John, James’ best friend, can’t wait to reunite.

Until they do.

Something is changing, something seismic.

And none of them knows how significant this day will be for the rest of their lives…

A story spanning eight years, If. Destroyed. Still. True. shines a stark light on life between the cracks, and asks what happens when the place you were born can no longer be called home. Identity, class and cultures clash as life pulls childhood best mates apart. We bear witness to what we stand to lose when we cannot truly communicate, and the lengths to which we must go to find peace…

If. Destroyed. Still. True. is the debut production from JAWBONES Theatre, telling the epic stories in everyday lives.

Keep in the loop: Twitter - @JAWBONEStheatre / Instagram - @jawbonestheatre

Content warning: refences to suicide, and discussions of class, race and sexuality

Latecomers may not be admitted. Please arrive in good time for the start time of 7:45pm.
Under 18s are not permitted into the theatre for this performance. 
No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. Refunds and exchanges are not available.

James

Theo Ancient

Training: RADA

Credits - Theatre: The Shy Manifesto (Live Theatre), Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Palace Theatre), Hatch (Park Theatre), All One Fabric (The Yard Theatre), Where the Wild Things Are (The Place Theatre, Bedford)

Credits - TV: The Spanish Princess, Sparks

John

Jack Condon

Training: RADA

Credits - Theatre: Noughts + Crosses (UK Tour), Cinderella (The Vaults), EAST (Kings Head Theatre) & Rehearsing For Planet B (North Wall Arts Centre).

Credits - Film: Artemis Fowl (Walt Disney Pictures), Human 2.0 (Busy Doctor Films)

Credits - Writing: If. Destroyed. Still. True. is Jack’s debut play.

His next theatre project is currently in development, as well as a short film with BFI associate production company Bigger Pictures Productions.

Charlotte

Whitney Kehinde

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Credits - Theatre: Twelfth Night (National Theatre), Hamlet/King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Company), Henry V/Twelfth Night/The Borrowers (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre), The Tempest (Jermyn Street Theatre)

Credits - TV: Pennyworth, Angela Black

writer

Jack Condon

director

Sarah Stacey

assistant director

Korren Howell

producer

Rebecca Lyle

stage manager

Amy Hales

set designer

Anna Kelsey

lighting designer

Gabriel Finn

sound designer

Joseff Harris

costume designer

Anna Kelsey

pr

David Burns PR

dramaturg

Nkechinyere Nwobani-Akanwo

composer

Joseff Harris

marketing

Alesha Bhakoo

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