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New darkly comic play Time Please!

New darkly comic play Time Please!

Posted on 26 Apr 2018

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It's closing time at the Hope and Anchor and the only anchor is the hope of a better tomorrow.

Keith: 'Everyone of us colours things with the crayons that we have?' 

Steve: 'God Keith, you don't half talk bollocks sometimes'.

Time Please is a new work by writer / performers John Knowles and Kate Tym set in a run-down pub in a never up-and-coming part of town. The over-riding grimness being offset by the misplaced optimism of barman Steve, and the epic sarcasm of his wife, Cath.  

Enter, Keith Goodman, shambolic and drunk and with a planet-size chip on his shoulder. Keith is chock-full of wild conspiracy theories and grudges and has a hatched a plan to get his story heard and so begins a lock-in like no other.

Kate Tym and John Knowles have written and performed together for five years. Their work has been described as hilarious and deeply-disturbing by turns. Kate and John like to perform in unconventional spaces and do away with raised stages and proscenium arches - preferring to be in a setting where the intimacy of the audience is essential to the atmosphere of the piece.

This darkly-comic play will leave you with food for thought.

Time Please takes to the Cornerstone stage on Wednesday 9th May @ 7:30pm. 

Fancy a night out at the theatre to see this new play? Take up our fantastic offer of half price tickets, use code 241Theatre to claim. Click here to secure your tickets or call the Box Office on 01235 515144. 

'The writing is fabulously blackly comic and timed to perfection’ Soho Theatre.

‘Bleak as, but, utterly fabulous and captivating’ Audience member.

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