Caterpillar


Bayview is the only B&B closed for business on the busiest weekend of the year in this faded seaside town. Greasy fish 'n' chips, sticks of rock and pot-bellied Spiderman is throwing himself off the pier.
Caterpillar at Theatre503

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Overview


Genre: Black comedy
Venue: Theatre503
Starts: Wednesday 29 August 2018
Closes: Saturday 22 September 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Alison Carr was born and raised in the North East.


She recently completed an attachment with the National Theatre and her credits include HUSH (Paines Plough, RWCMD, The Gate); IRIS (Live Theatre, winner Journal Culture Awards 'Writer of the Year'); THE SOAKING OF VERA SHRIMP (winner Live Theatre/Empty Space Bursary Award) and FAT ALICE (Traverse Theatre, Oran Mor, The Lemon Tree).


Alison is a member of the Traverse Fifty and a founder member of Forward Theatre Project with whom her work includes CLOTHES SWAP THEATRE PARTY (Derby Theatre) and CAN CAUSE DEATH starring Olivier-Award winner David Bradley and performed at Latitude Festival, Northern Stage and the National Theatre.


Synopsis


"I expect the plummet, I brace, but no.


The wind is now a breeze is now a whisper and I've stopped; suspended in the sky …”


Bayview is the only B&B closed for business on the busiest weekend of the year in this faded seaside town.


Greasy fish 'n' chips, sticks of rock and pot-bellied Spiderman is throwing himself off the pier.


The annual 'Birdman' competition is in full flight.


Caterpillar is a darkly funny, searing and tender drama about when we find ourselves standing on the edge, do we dare to step off?


Caterpillar is written by the acclaimed Alison Carr and directed by Yasmeen Arden for the award winning Small Truth Theatre.


A finalist in the Theatre503 prestigious Playwriting Award, this is the world premiere of Caterpillar.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
The Latchmere
503 Battersea Park Road
London SW11 3BW

Box office tel: 020 7978 7040

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 29 August 2018

Press night:Monday 3 September 2018

Closes:Saturday 22 September 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm (3 Sept)

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 3-00pm (19 Sept); 12noon (12 sept)

Saturday - 3-00pm


Tickets


Previews:
£10

Standard:
£17 (£18 on the door)

Concessions:
£12

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Cast


Claire - Judith Amsenga

Creatives


Author: Alison Carr
Director: Yasmeen Arden
Designer: Holly Pigott
Production: Small Truth Theatre in association with Theatre503

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