Image courtesy Spare Room Productions
Content guidance: contains themes of depression and suicide.
"What do you mean there's a bear in the spare bedroom?"
Laura is about to start her first proper job.
Chris, her boyfriend, has just lost his.
Laura's younger brother has returned unexpectedly from Uni and Chris' sister won't stop calling him.
And yes, there might be a bear in the spare bedroom.
As the Shreddies run dry and the missed calls mount up, Bear explores male depression and the difficulty of seeking help, even in a culture which encourages speaking out.
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The Hop Exchange
24 Southwark Street
London SE1 1TY
Performance days & times
Sunday ‑ 7‑30pm
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Ollie Tritton Wheeler
Author: Jamie Murphy
Director: Joshua Silverlock
Costume designer: Eleanor Tipler
Lighting: Violet Mermelstein
Sound: Violet Mermelstein
Production: Liam High, Spare Room Productions