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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.
A finalist in the Theatre503 prestigious Playwriting Award, this is the world premiere of Caterpillar.
"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?
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503 Battersea Park Road
London SW11 3BW
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm (3 Sept)
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 3-00pm (19 Sept); 12noon (12 sept)
Saturday - 3-00pm
Author: Alison Carr
Director: Yasmeen Arden
Designer: Holly Pigott
Lighting: Ben Jacobs
Sound: Jac Cooper
Production: Small Truth Theatre in association with Theatre503