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OVERDUE Coracle web

A sensitive, touching and funny play which looks at the ‘what ifs’ and ‘never weres’; the difficult decisions we make, and how those choices and their unspoken effects can shape our lives.

When: Tues 5th – Sat16th September 2017 (excluding Sunday & Monday)
Show Begins: 7.30pm
Tickets: Tuesdays & Wednesdays – Pay What You Feel
               Thursday-Saturday - £9 Full Price / £7 Concession (Student, OAP, Unwaged, Artist) BOOK ONLINE NOW
Age Recommendation: 14+

From the team who presented Trajectory ("Quality New Writing") and Fresh Start ("Very Perceptive) - Corale are proud to produce this world premier of Arabella Arnott's new play as the first full production at Alphabetti's new venue.

Beth and John are happily married. But they’re not always happy. There are lots of things they need to talk about.

A chance encounter with a young single mum, Izzie, reminds Beth of her past, and conversations with an enigmatic young stranger, Jack, bring her thoughts and fears into focus.

“I wonder what he’d be doing now. What sort of person he’d be. What sort of person I’d be?”

As Beth comes to find comfort in her ongoing chats with the two youngsters, she discovers that Jack may not be a stranger, and that he seems to hold the key to a lot of the answers she has been looking for – or hiding from.
With Rosie Stancliffe, Christopher Price and introducing Skyla Pearce and Benjamin Michael Smith. Directed by Matt Jamie. SUPPORTED BY ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND.

“Very funny and very perceptive”
(British Theatre Guide on ‘Fresh Start’ by Arabella Arnott)

“Quality new writing... a fascinating watch”
(North East Theatre Guide on ‘Life After’ by Arabella Arnott)

“Witty, insightful writing... refreshing and entertaining”
(NARC magazine on ‘Fresh Start’)

Presented by Coracle in partnership with Alphabetti Theatre. 

CORACLE are a new writing company dedicated to collaborative work with artists working across all mediums. Formed in 2009 in London they developed work exploring physicality, dance and text. Matt Jamie joined initially as a film maker and later directed their first full-scale production, Bird of Pray. In 2017 Coracle North East was launched at Alphabetti with ‘Trajectory’ – a double bill of new plays with more focus on text and story telling. This was the last full production at Alphabetti’s old home; Coracle are proud to be presenting the first full production at their new home with this production.

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