This slice-of-life one-woman show draws directly from real phone sex encounters for an intimate look at sex, taboo, fantasy, and the place of “deviant” desires in society today.
Stuart: A Life Backwards – Studio – 11th-28th September
Stuart Shorter is a chaotic, violent, motor-mouth homeless man from Cambridge. Alexander Masters is a reserved, bookish member of the educated middle-classes.
Double BAFTA award-winner Jack Thorne’s new play tells the story of an unlikely friendship and of Stuart’s entire life – told backwards by Alexander.
Stand – Lantern Theatre – 26th September
Winner of The Sunday Times Playwriting Award David Bown’s tragi–comedy of manners focuses on two pairs of friends: Phil and Kev & Vicky and Laura. When the four come together for a Saturday night out, they realise that they are all at a pivotal moment in their lives, which results in a shocking climax.