Don't Look Away


2015. A young man enters a community centre, covered in flour and looking for help. He finds Cath, a cleaner, who reluctantly lets him stay in her son's room. A split second decision which will change her life forever.
Don't Look Away at Pleasance - Islington

Image: Pleasance - Islington


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Pleasance - Islington
Starts: Tuesday 7 May 2019
Closes: Saturday 18 May 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 12+

Buy tickets button

Background


Don't Look Away is a powerful new production from NOVAE theatre, sister company to internationally renowned ensemble Idle Motion.


Directed by Nicholas Pitt (Mistero Buffo, Underbelly and Arcola Theatre, Winner of the Stage Award for Acting Excellence) and written by Grace Chapman (It's Not A Sprint, Pleasance Edinburgh) this is daring theatre inventive in it's form and astonishing in it's delivery.


A critical tale of compassion and an investigation into our collective response to the international refugee crisis.


Don't Look Away will preview at Cornerstone and Harrogate Theatre, before transferring to Pleasance Islington.


Made with support from Cornerstone, Harrogate Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome and Pleasance Theatre. Supported by Arts Council England.


Synopsis


'This is like throwing a punch at a tidal wave. It's not going to make it stop or slow down. It's just going to engulf you, and me. Until there's nothing left.'


2015.


A young man enters a community centre, covered in flour and looking for help.


He finds Cath, a cleaner, who reluctantly lets him stay in her son's room.


A split second decision which will change her life forever.


Social media & info


Website link for this show Wikipedia link for this show YouTube link for this show Facebook link for this show twitter link for this show

Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
Carpenters Mews
North Rd
London N7 9EF

Box office tel: 020 7609 1800

Box office email: Send Mail

Location map for Pleasance - Islington

Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 7 May 2019

Closes:Saturday 18 May 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm

Sunday ‑ 6‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm (May 18th)

Tickets


Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£14

Buy tickets button

Creatives


Author: Grace Chapman
Director: Nicholas Pitt

Buy tickets for ...


Buy tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium